Tatar Republic, the village of Sviyazhsk. Rural landscape. The villagers are engaged in domestic and agricultural work: washing clothes, making hay. A boat approaches the pier, passengers go ashore. The image of the Assumption of the Virgin on the fresco of the village church. Building, territory of the Sviyazhsk psychiatric hospital. Patients of the hospital stack hay in a haystack, walk around the territory, and remove snow from the yard in winter. Funeral procession. The funeral of one of the hospital's patients. The coffin is being carried in a horse-drawn sleigh. Faces of mentally ill people (close-up). Solemn line at the monument to V. I. Lenin for schoolchildren of the auxiliary boarding school in Sviyazhsk, Verkhne-Uslonsky district of the Tatar ASSR on the occasion of the beginning of the school year. Schoolchildren are being filmed against the background of the school building, on the table of which there is a poster with the inscription: "Thank you for our happy childhood, home country."