Writer V. Zakrutkin talks about M. A. Sholokhov and the Don River (synchronously off-screen). Landscapes of the Don River, banks. Movement of motor ships, boats, barges, ferries along the Don River. Tsimlyansk sea. The dam of the Tsimlyansk hydroelectric power station. Blooming meadows. Immortelle flowers. Water lilies, water lilies. Blooming steppe. Herds of horses on pastures. The herd is galloping. Fishermen on the river. Beluga fishing. Mounds and Scythian stone statues in the steppe. The village of Starocherkasskaya. Ancient military relics - cast iron cannons. The village of Veshenskaya (winter shooting). Landscapes. Streets, buildings. Residents of the village. M. A. Sholokhov with his wife. MA Sholokhov works in an office at a desk, stands by the window. Snowy steppe. Farm Tatarsky. General views.