A film about the restructuring of film production in the USSR. The film includes simultaneous audience interviews. Poster for the film "Is it Easy to Be Young?" Cinema "Russia". Spectators in the hall. Plenum of the Union of Cinematographers. E. Klimov is speaking (synchronously). Among those present: S. Nikonenko, D. Banionis, M. Gluzsky, B. Tokarev, M. Nozhkin, L. Zaitsev, N. Fateeva, H. Narliev, S. Rostotsky, M. Goldovskaya, G. Chukhrai, T. Abuladze , T. Makarova, V. Telichkina, V. Tikhonov. Speaker (synchronously): H. Narliev, R. Bykov, V. Tolstykh, E. Ryazanov, S. Bondarchuk, Y. Podnieks, T. Abuladze, A. Kamshalov. Fragments of the film "Is it easy to be young?" Mikhail Gorbachev talks with young people in Riga (synchronously, removed from the video). Fragments of the film "Repentance".