The life and work of the Soviet film director, People's Artist of the USSR Sergei Fedorovich Bondarchuk. His teaching and social activities; fragments from Bondarchuk's films ("Taras Shevchenko", "The Fate of a Man", "Waterloo", "Steppe", "They Fought for the Motherland", "Red Bells"). Evening at the House of Cinema; among those present - T. Makarova, V.V. Monks. 6 hours. Composer V.A. Ovchinnikov at the scoring of the film "They Fought for the Motherland".