The famous writer Vasily Pavlovich Aksenov tells in this film about his life and attitude: the film uses the following film documents: views of Washington. Policemen are walking along the streets of Washington, residents of the city in sports uniforms are running, a group of people is resting by the fountain, the audience is sitting in a cafe. V. Aksenov on the streets of Washington, at home, at the University of Washington is giving a lecture. Types of Moscow. Streets, squares, buildings. The audience in the streets and squares of Moscow. Vehicle traffic. V. Aksenov at home (synchronously) talks about his life, talks about life in general. V. Aksenov in the KGB archives in Kazan reads excerpts from the investigation file (synchronously). Types of Kazan. The building of the Kazan University. Monument to V.I.Chapaev. A. P. Aksenov's meeting with readers.