80th years of the 20th century. The country is embraced by the "struggle" for "perestroika" and "glasnost", in Afghanistan - the height of the war, where hundreds die eighteen-year-old boys. Their peers, Denis, have little impact on the social problems of an agitated country. A newly-made student at the Institute of Cinematography - in euphoria and wine hops ... One night he encounters a strange, mysterious stranger and falls in love with her until unconscious ... Soon Denis learns that the lover is married and older than he. Elizaveta Tenetska - a famous director, almost a legend, she is talented and bold with authority. On Denis's passion, she answers with the icy cold...