A film about the development of artistic crafts, about the folk masters of the village of Maidany. The village of Polkhovsky Maidan. River, trees, night landscape. Huts, platbands on the windows. Light in the window. Kerosene lamp. Chickens walk around the yard. The dog is on the chain. Domes of the church. Cemetery. Villagers making toys and boxes. Linden blanks. Women paint toys. Residents of the village talk about the problems they face while engaging in artisanship, which is their only source of income. Traffic inspectors at the highway, stop the car, check the body. The "Bread" truck is driving along the road. The families of the villagers are at their homes.