A film about S. Eisenstein, about the filming of the film "Old and New". Filming, photography. Stills from the film "Battleship Potemkin", "Old and New". A peasant woman Marfa Lapkina, a participant in the filming of the film "Old and New", is watching, talks about the filming of the film, drinks tea with the peasants. Old village. Huts with thatched roofs. Poverty. Everyday life of the villagers. Socialist transformation of the countryside. New houses. Farm. State farm herd. Power station. Kindergarten. S. Eisenstein is walking along the street of the village.