The film is dedicated to WWII veteran N.M. Skovorodnikov, who lives in Tallinn (Estonia). The film was filmed in the homeland of Skovorodnikov in the village of Rodniki, Vologda Oblast. Landscapes of the surroundings of the abandoned village of Rodniki. House of N.M. Skovorodnikov. Skovorodnikov at home, works on his personal plot, going hunting, receiving guests, talking with a tourist from Germany, the hunter Manfred about hunting bears, about the war, talking about his life (synchronously and off-screen). The film includes footage of the chronicle of the Second World War: the hostilities of the Soviet troops on the Northern Front: the landing of amphibious assault troops, ski troops at a halt, combat boats at sea, boats dropping torpedoes, bomb explosions at sea.