In search of a fun life, Vasily leaves for the cities. Lives his life in taverns, with songs, not caring about the future. By the age of 40, Vasily understands that he has nothing in the city and nothing holds him. Hoping to arrange his life, Vasily comes back to his native village. But the parental home is already boarded up, there are no friends left, and few people are happy about his arrival. Vasily understands that here he is a stranger and no one needs him.