The film is dedicated to the outstanding scientific figures Mechnikov, pioneer of revolutionary theories in the field of biology and medicine.
The story of the book of Mechnikov "Etudes of optimism"; It discusses the emergence of utopian literature in times of heavy historical changes on the example of selected publications and their authors.
Student years and the beginning of scientific research Mechnikov; as illustrations used in various archives, paintings and staged photography.
Activities Mechnikov abroad, laboratory tests and recording the development of scientific theories; It shows the scientific literature, archival photographs and correspondence, the work of modern scientists.
It is also used in the film chronicle of the second half of XIX - early XX century and a fragment of an interview with B.I.Kleynom.
Phagocytic theory of immunity.
Klein BI - Soviet microbiologist, bacteriologist, MD, Professor.