The movie "Contemporary No. 43-44" tells about one of the collective farms in the Gorky region. Gorky region, Spassky district, 1989. A woman reads a fairy tale at the bedside of her daughter and son. The schoolgirl is doing her homework at the table. Residents of the village buy food at a grocery store. An elderly woman carries a sack of bread on her back. View of a passing harvester and tractor. One of the collective farm machine operators in the field speaks of the collective farmers' desire to work collectively (sinhr.). The head of the club says about the inaction of the village council on the issue of repairing the club (sinhr.). People buy goods at the fair. The girl and the men are dancing. The seller cuts a carcass of meat.