The film tells about the first Soviet-French expedition to Chukotka under the guidance of a French explorer, Professor J. Molari. The film includes filming of the daily life of the peoples inhabiting Chukotka, including: a cemetery in the Providence Bay, a rehearsal of the Ergyron ensemble (sinhr.), A walrus hunt, a bone painter's work. Landscapes of the sea. Interview with Professor J. Molari (sinhr.).