The film is about children in Moscow in 1941 does not start the war - peace. The world that surrounds the child and is still quite tight - father, mother, family, books, friends, classmates. Beyond this world there is everything else - the real, serious, adult, but has not yet came to the child because of his age, because of his limited role in the society. Living in the world, the child grows up and gradually, step by step, naturally moves into adulthood, which is quite different concerns, goals, values ... a completely different responsibility - to the people, to the homeland. That is about the duality of attitude in the war - a terrible injustice to the children and the heroic overcoming her children themselves - in the film says the man who himself experienced wartime childhood and remembers military Moscow 1941 - People's Artist of Russia Lev Durov.