The film tells about the unusual love of the Moscow journalist Alla and a prisoner serving a sentence in one of the colonies. The film includes the following filming: work of prisoners of one of the colonies, examination of prisoners by a doctor, search of prisoners in barracks, discharge of the film's heroine Alla from the hospital, meeting Alla and Alexander, Alla and Alexander at home, meeting of prisoners of the colony with members of the film crew, interviews with prisoners, with the head of the colony, with the heroes of the film Alla and Alexander, Alla's trip with her daughter on the train to the colony to her husband, meeting with her husband in the colony, interview with Alla's mother (sinhr.), interview with People's Deputy A.I. pardon commissions (sync.).