A short fiction film tells about a teenage boy, about his relationship with family, about the formation of his worldview. The film includes separate footage and newsreel footage: 1 part. Baltic Sea coast landscape. Type of consequences of one of the earthquakes. Part 2. IN AND. Lenin among the delegates to the II Congress of the Comintern on July 19, 1920 in Petrograd. Military parade on Red Square in the 1930s. Party and state leaders on the podium of the Mausoleum during the celebration of the anniversary of the Great October Revolution. Columns of demonstrators are passing through the square. Fragments of one of the auto-moto-rodeos. Type of consequences of one of the earthquakes: rescuers with dogs on the ruins of houses. The rescuer gets out of the rubble. Speech by writer and historian L.N. Gumilev (sync.). Part 3. Type of consequences of one of the earthquakes: rescue operations. View of one of the halls of the Zoological Museum.