The hero of the film, writer, winner of the State Prize of Russia, Viktor Likhonosov, reflects on time, on his place in life, on the past. The film uses excerpts from his letters, diaries, essays. The film includes the following filming: 1 part. Landscapes of the sea. Writer V. Likhonosov walks along the seashore. Street view in one of the villages on the Taman Peninsula. General view of the writer's dacha. V. Likhonosov with his wife, in the garden. Views of the city of Taman: streets, houses, the Old Town, traffic, newlyweds are photographed at the monument to M. Lermontov, sightseers visiting the city, vacationers sunbathing on the seashore. View of archaeological excavations on the Taman Peninsula. V. Likhonosov passes through the streets of the Old City in Taman. Part 2. View of a group of Cossacks. Construction of a cathedral in the city. V. Likhonosov in the cathedral. View of a street in one of the villages, a rural cemetery, the grave of V. Likhonosov's grandmother. Types of Novosibirsk: the park, the building of the school where V. Likhonosov studied, the building of the opera and ballet theater, children on one of the streets. V. Likhonosov in his office, typing on a typewriter.