Synopsis by Dan Pavlides
Timur (Fakhretdin Manafarov) is a young man attending an academy that will teach him to becomes a valuable mechanic in this somber drama. He tries to convince the parents of his sweetheart Ulfat (Larisa Belogurova) that he is worthy of their daughter's affections. While at the academy, Ulfat marries an official and the two leave the country for a few years. Timur assumes the position of director of a garage upon his graduation from the academy. When Ulfat and Timur meet years later, the mechanic realizes he has wasted his life and feels he is lost in this feature that won prizes at the Delhi International Festival in 1987 and at the 1986 Almaty Festival. Nearly 8 million people saw the film in the Soviet Union.