The film tells about the life and work of BL Pasternak. The film includes the following filming: B.L. Pasternak's dacha in Peredelkino, newsreel footage of V. Mayakovsky's funeral (1930), the 1st Congress of Writers (1934), an interview with Vyacheslav Ivanov (synchronously), views of Moscow (1930- e years), the plenum of Soviet writers in Minsk, the son of the writer EB Pasternak talks about his father (synchronously) at home, the church in Peredelkino, O. Ivinskaya talks about BL Pasternak (synchronously); plenum of the Central Committee of the Komsomol at the Palace of Sports in Luzhniki, speech by V. Ye. Semichastny (synchronously). Grave of B. Pasternak.