The film tells about the dramatic events in Romania in December 1989. The film uses the following filming: the funeral procession in Bucharest, the speech of N. Ceausescu on December 21 at the rally. Chronicle of the 9th Congress of the Romanian Communist Party in 1965. Production processes at a metallurgical plant. Visit N. Ceausescu and E. Ceausescu garment factory, awarding N. Ceausescu order. Medical care for children in the hospital. N. Ceausescu's residence in Bucharest. Rallies in the squares and streets of Bucharest. Meeting of the front of national salvation. View of burning residential buildings in Bucharest. Interview with residents of Bucharest. Renovation work in the city of Bucharest. Interview with K. Parvulescu - one of the founders of the Communist Party (synchronously). Dismantling of the monument to V. I. Lenin in Bucharest. The work of the Romanian peasants on the land. Planting potatoes. Meeting of the Romanian Parliament. View of a youth tent camp in the center of Bucharest. State University building. Interview with Romanian students (synchronously). General view of Constanta, seaport.