1h -Blooming garden. Horses. Aitmatov is sitting on a bench. They drive the flock. A fragment from the film "The First Teacher": a crowd, a teacher chopping down a poplar. Chronicle: workers at the construction site of the railway. House of Aitmatov. The girls are dancing. Fragment of the film: "Farewell, Gyulsary". A cart is going, an old man is sitting. 2h - Haymaking. The old man sharpens his scythe. Aitmatov is sitting at a table among the people. Chronicle: soldiers are walking, traveling by train. Meeting of the soldiers. Ismail is building a house. Aitmatov is speaking. 3h - Harvest. French writer Louis Aragon speaking. Cleaning machine, employees in the laboratory. Student Aitmatov in the laboratory. Books and portraits of the writer, awarding him a prize. Aitmatov among the elderly; with Tanabai they are riding horses. Tabushchiks are catching a horse. Aitmatov and Gamzatov are talking. 4h - The herdman plays the komuz. Goat-picking. Among the herders Aitmatov. Aitmatov from Antanioni; with son. A fragment of the film: "The White Steamer": a boy goes to the reindeer. Aitmatov lights a samovar. Scenery. Aitmatov and Tursun-Zade on the terrace. Meeting with Shostakovich. Issyk-Kul. The opening of the monument. 5h - Driving the herd in winter. Presentation of the award to Aitmatov in connection with the 50th anniversary of his birth. American publicist Norman Cousins speaking. Plowing.