The film tells the tragic fate Shilkina family and other villagers "Komsomolets" Kustanai region of the Kazakh SSR, making Kazakhstan for the development of virgin lands. Territory area for offenders. Convicts working in the studio; lunch in the dining room, washed in the bath, smoke. Seeing off train station departing volunteers in Kazakhstan for the development of virgin lands. Tractors treated virgin lands. Harvesting wheat using harvesters. Monument Tselinniks. CPSU General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev virgin field; holding a loaf of bread. View village virgin. Former prisoner Yu Shilkin talking with his mother in a village hut. Villagers celebrate the return of native with zones of imprisonment; talk around the campfire. Rural landscape: river, field. Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God. Russian cemetery in Kazakhstan. Former prisoner Yuri Shilkin, his mother, other people are between the graves in the cemetery. People village talk about their lives in the war years of 1941-45, the city (synchronously). Former prisoner Yu Shilkin talks with the priest. Kind of a Muslim cemetery in Kazakhstan. Worship of believers in the Orthodox Church in Kazakhstan. Former prisoner Yu Shilkin talking about himself (synchronous); Net salary icons in the workshop. The owner of the local cafe talks about his childhood former prisoner Shilkina Yu and members of his family (synchronously). Yu Shilkin ferry, floating down the river. Photos from the family album Shilkina.
Maintenance of public order.
River and lake transport and road.
Social and family life.