The film tells about the teacher of mathematics Larisa Mikhailovna Lebedeva, who left Moscow for the high-mountainous village of Itum-Kali in Checheno-Ingushetia. Photos from the family album of L.M. Lebedeva. LM Lebedeva conducts a lesson in a rural school, rides a horse along a mountain road; chooses beads at the bazaar; together with the director of the film, Lyudmila Petrovna Magkeeva, she walks through a birch grove, communicates with a student and her mother, convincing her not to marry her daughter until graduation (sinhr.). Panorama of the aul Itum-Kali. Belkhi - a Chechen custom, when neighbors come to help in building a house; among those present - L.M. Lebedeva. On the way, two boys are riding donkeys, learning aloud an excerpt from M.Yu. Lermontov's poem "Mtsyri" (sinhr.). Bazaar in the aul Itum-Kali.