Kolia is a man who loves his home, business, land, and family. He won't stand for someone trying to take that away from him.
Kolia lives in a small town near the Barents Sea in North Russia. He has his own auto-repair shop. His shop stands right next to the house where he lives with his young wife Lilya and his son from a previous marriage. Vadim Shelevyat, the major of the town, wants to take away his business, his house, and his land. First, he tries buying off Kolia, but Kolia cannot stand losing everything he has, not only the land, but also all the beauty that has surrounded him from the day of his birth. So, Shelevyat starts being more aggressive. In Russian with English subtitles. Rated R. 140 Min.
Screened as part of the 2018-2019 Presence of the Past film series.