Members of the folk choir of the village of Nyuksenitsa, Vologda region, elderly, single women, dress before the performance, sing, dance on the street of the village. The song "Take us, Petrusha, on a tractor" is performed by the choir. A. A. Filinskaya sings the ditties of her composition. PP Shushkova sings wedding lamentations. The heroines of the film: A. A. Filinskaya, P. P. Shushkova, A. M. Klementyeva, in a conversation with the creator of the film, talk about their difficult life. Residents of the village see off the film crew at the pier.