A film about the fate of a scientist, inventor, director of the special experimental design bureau of the Siberian branch of the agricultural academy I. D. Bakhtiyarov. ID Bakhtiyarov plays in the forest with children, at the airport, in his office, sails in a boat, among colleagues, walks in a wheat field, gives interviews, talks about the difficulties of introducing inventions. The prosecutor works in the office, reads anonymous letters to I. D. Bakhtiyarov. Interior view of the office, people work in the laboratory, drawings of inventions. Inventors talk about their work. Family photographs of I. D. Bakhtiyarov, shooting of his grandmother. Panorama of the village, the river bank, the work of agricultural machinery in the field. Hang glider flies in the sky. A bus is going by. Station platform. It is raining, people are standing under umbrellas.