The film tells about a family of clowns - Honored Artists of Russia Lada and Alexander Sarnatskikh. Fragments of the performances of the Great Moscow State Circus on Vernadsky Avenue with the participation of Lada and Alexander Sarnatskikh, their son Roman and Vyacheslav Nikolayevich Markov (Lada's father). The Sarnatskys talk about their family and creativity. Artists make up before entering the arena. Dressing room, circus corridors. Lada and Alexander are preparing food, having dinner, talking in their kitchen. Lada plays the guitar, sings. Roman plays the clarinet. The Sarnatskys dance "Kumparsita" during rehearsals, rehearse laughter, tongue twisters, discuss reprises. Rehearsal at the circus arena for New Year's performance. Fragment of the New Year's performance. The audience in the hall laughs, applauds. Friendly cartoons - the work of A. Sarnatsky.