The film tells about the house number 9 on Tverskaya Street (formerly Gorky Street) in Moscow, its new and old residents. Part 1 Poet Sergei Vladimirovich Mikhalkov sits in a chair at the table, talking about the collapse of his old life (sinhr.). Kremlin towers. Nude girl on the roof of house no. 9; next to her sits a man in a T-shirt with the McDonald's logo, drinking Coca-Cola. The cameraman removes the legs of the marching soldiers. Soldiers march on Tverskaya Street, singing a song about farewell to Germany (sinhr.). Adults and children stand on the sidewalk behind a fence. Tverskaya Street (filmed from the top point). Naked girl; next to her is a man wearing a McDonald's T-shirt. K / t, b / w plans, 1949-1950: NDP: "NEW HOUSES IN MOSCOW OPERATOR V. MIKOSH" Scaffolding. The crane is working; in the background: the Kremlin. Excavator bucket. Workers in the pit carry soil on wheelbarrows. Home construction; a bricklayer works. Residential building number 9 on Gorky Street. Residential building number 9 on Tverskaya street (evening shooting). Vehicle traffic. A man, standing on the stairs, removes the flag of the Russian Federation from the building, hands it over to N.V. Karakai, who is standing next to him. Antenna on the roof of the house. Former technician-caretaker of house No. 9 Natalya Viktorovna Karakai, sitting with guests at the kitchen table, tells how she allowed foreign exchange prostitutes to bring clients to the room for storing the state flags of the USSR (sinhr.). Tverskaya street. Showcase of the Volvo store on the first floor of residential building No. 9. Two men are sleeping on the sidewalk near the VAZ-2109 ("nine") car. Newspaper lane. A man washes the sidewalk in front of the McDonald's office building. A man brings a cart with groceries to a restaurant. Tverskaya street. A man, standing on the stairs, removes the flag of the Russian Federation from the building, hands it over to N.V. Karakai. The man and NV Karakai are carrying flags along the house number 9. A memorial plaque on the building with the NDP: "ACADEMICIAN NIKOLAY DMITRIEVICH ZELINSKY LIVED IN THIS HOUSE." The apartment of Professor Vladimir Semyonovich Zadionchenko. His daughter Catherine is combing her hair in front of a mirror; wife Irina Borisovna sits with a cat in an armchair. VS Zadionchenko is sitting at the table in his study; daughter and wife approach him, he introduces them (sinhr.). The movement of vehicles along Tverskaya Street (filmed from the top point). The apartment of the Kuznetsov family. The widow of Admiral of the Fleet of the Soviet Union Nikolai Gerasimovich Kuznetsov - Vera Nikolaevna, the sons of the Kuznetsovs and their wives are watching TV in the room. VN Kuznetsova talks about the attempts to rehabilitate her husband (sinhr.). The image on the TV screen: President of the Russian Federation B.N. Yeltsin and Prime Minister of the Russian Federation V.S. Chernomyrdin are on the stage; Monument to the Liberator Soldier in Berlin Treptower Park. Portrait of N.G. Kuznetsov on the table. VN Kuznetsova speaks about her husband (sinhr.). Professor V.S. Zadionchenko's apartment. Dishes in the buffet. VS Zadionchenko in his office talking about the tenants of his house (sinhr.). The apartment of the artist Alexander Vasilyevich Pankratov-Cherny. The interior of the apartment. AV Pankratov-Cherny and his neighbor, auctioneer Arseny Igorevich Lobanov, sitting at the table, talking about the house (sinhr.). Memorial plaques on the house number 9 with the PDP: "HERE FROM 1950 TO 1975 LIVED AN OUTSTANDING SCIENTIST AND PUBLIC ACTOR HERO OF SOCIALIST LABOR ACADEMIC IVAN IVANOVICH ARTOBOLEVSKY" ... The image on the TV screen: participants in the festive demonstration on Red Square. Memorial plaque on the house number 9 with the NDP: "IN THIS BUILDING FROM 1952 TO 1962 LIVED A VISIBLE STATE AND MILITARY ACTOR ANDREY VASILIEVICH KHRULEV." The image on the TV screen: participants of the festive demonstration on Red Square. Memorial plaques on the house number 9 with the NDP: "ACADEMICIAN NIKOLAY DMITRIEVICH ZELINSKY LIVED IN THIS HOUSE", "THE HERO OF THE SOCIALIST WORK OF THE USSR LIVED IN THIS HOUSE FROM 1950 TO 1980 VASILIEVICH Sveshnikov ". Image on the TV screen: meeting in the Kremlin Palace of Congresses; participants in the festive demonstration on Red Square; stones are falling from the back of a lorry. The apartment of the Kuznetsov family. VN Kuznetsova says about the refusal to install a memorial plaque on the house (sinhr.). The image on the TV screen: soldiers of the Russian Army march near the monument to the Liberator Soldier in Berlin's Treptower Park. The apartment of the Kuznetsov family. VN Kuznetsova talks about her husband's funeral (sinhr.). Tverskaya street (evening shooting). Passers-by are running in the rain. Part 2 Apartment of Professor V.S. Zadionchenko. The cat sits in a chair, runs away. A model of a skeleton near a chair with a hat on its head. VS Zadionchenko speaks about the tenants of his house (sinhr.). Ballet dancer Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Gordeev in the rehearsal room. VM Gordeev is driving in a car along Tverskaya Street, talking about house number 9 (sinhr.). VM Gordeev gets out of the car, stands near the entrance of his house. Two boys come up to him, offer to buy food from them from the McDonald's restaurant (sinhr.). Passers-by descend into the underground passage on Tverskaya Street; a man begs on the steps. NV Karakai, sitting with the guests at the kitchen table, talks about his communication with foreigners (sinhr.) Visitors of the McDonald's restaurant at the tables (filmed from the street). N.V. Karakai presents the friends who came (sinhr.). The audience on Tverskaya street (evening shooting). Illuminated sign of the McDonald's restaurant. N.V. Karakai shows a photograph of his son Andrei, born of a Swiss (sinhr.). A.V. Pankratov-Cherny and his neighbor, auctioneer A.I. Lobanov, sitting at the table, talking about the house (sinhr.). The interior of the apartment. The elevator car moves through the shaft. The coffin with the body of actor and director Sergei Fedorovich Bondarchuk is taken out of the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Gazetny Lane, 15); among those present - actor and director Nikita Sergeevich Mikhalkov, actor Igor Emilievich Vernik. The son of S.F.Bondarchuk, Fedor, accepts condolences. S.F. Bondarchuk and Irina Konstantinovna Skobtseva. Statuette of a horse near the window. Room interior; things S.F. Bondarchuk, laid out on the table. I.K.Skobtseva walks around the room. Professor V.S. Zadionchenko talks about the sale of apartments by old tenants and the settlement of wealthy people in the house (sinhr.). View of Tverskaya street from the window. A man checks the strength of the facing granite at No. 9; N.V. Karakai smokes nearby. Roofs of houses. Furniture is loaded into the car body; an elderly woman is sitting next to him on a chair. V.N. Kuznetsova looks out the window. Two loaders are helping an elderly woman to get into the back of a car. Singer Joseph Davydovich Kobzon talks about the house number 9, which he became a tenant (sinhr.). The truck drives off from the house number 9; an elderly woman looks out of the car at the house. V.N. Kuznetsova looks out the window. House No. 9. Shop "QUEEN OF SABA". A boy sits on the sidewalk by a shop window playing the accordion; people pass by. Part 3 A boy sits on the sidewalk at the window of the “QUEEN OF SABA” store, playing the accordion; People are walking by. Ballet artist V.M. Gordeev is standing near the entrance, talking about the house (sinhr.). A sign above the entrance with the NDP: "ART-SALON MOSAIC". A group of people is walking along Tverskaya Street, among them is the mayor of Moscow, Yuri Mikhailovich Luzhkov. YM Luzhkov in a parked car "GAZ-31" ("Volga"). A.V. Pankratov-Cherny and AI Lobanov, sitting at the table, talking about business (sinhr.). People come into the entrance. House No. 9 from the side of the courtyard. In the room sits the owner of the apartment and the priest, who speaks about the dominance of sects (sinhr.). Monument to Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin in the scaffolding on Pushkin Square. In the room sits the owner of the apartment and the priest, who speaks about the dominance of sects (sinhr.). Monument to Yuri Dolgoruky (reflected in the shop window). Memorial plaque. Tverskaya street. Professor V.S. Zadionchenko, his wife Irina Borisovna and daughter Ekaterina are in the room. I.B. and V.S. Zadionchenko talk about prostitutes who prevent residents of the house from living normally (sinhr.). Image on the TV screen: parade on Red Square; L.I. Brezhnev and F. Castro Rus; Leonid Brezhnev on the podium; LI Brezhnev and N.S. Khrushchev; the funeral of Leonid Brezhnev; the symbol of the 1980 Summer Olympics is the Teddy Bear. Building mix bags. Renovated room. The artistic director of the Moscow Art Academic Theater named after A.P. Chekhov Oleg Nikolaevich Efremov at home reads an excerpt from the play by A.P. Chekhov "The Cherry Orchard" (sinhr.). Building materials in the renovated apartment. A worker, standing on the balcony, picks up materials in a construction cradle. AI Lobanov holds an auction (sinhr.). Workers bring building materials from the balcony into the room. A.I. Lobanov holds an auction (sinhr.). Windows of house number 9, some of them are covered with foil. ONEfremov at home reads an excerpt from the play by AP Chekhov "The Cherry Orchard" (sinhr.). The priest conducts a ceremony of consecration of the apartment after renovation. The owner of the apartment is filming the ceremony. The priest blesses the landlady and her son (sinhr.). AI Lobanov holds an auction (sinhr.). The priest blesses the owners of the apartment (sinhr.). The cat is jumping off the table. The priest consecrates the furniture. Photo by A.P. Chekhov on the wall. IS HE. Efremov smokes near the window. Panorama of Moscow. Apartment S.V. Mikhalkov. S.V. Mikhalkov speaks about the hymn (sinhr.). A record with the anthem of the USSR is played on the gramophone (sync.). Demonstration on Tverskaya Street. Flags of the USSR and monarchist banners are waving over the demonstrators. N.V. Karakai and his son Andrey are looking out of the window. Demonstration on Tverskaya Street. Among the demonstrators is the chairman of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (KPRF) Gennady Andreyevich Zyuganov. S.V. Mikhalkov leaves the room. Demonstrators carry a banner with the NDP: "DOLLY YELTSIN'S AUTHORITY!" Tverskaya Street (filmed from the top point). House number 9; coat of arms of the USSR on the facade.