What do you do when the only right thing is forbidden? As he is working illegally on the construction site, a Ukrainian worker is denied medical help when he has an accident. When the site manager defies the boss's order, he is faced with an insoluble dilemma and turns from helper to perpetrator.
A parable of the common cliché that grown men will always remain children in their hearts and, to top it all, will eventually look for younger women – peppered with brief insights into everyday Ukrainian life.
Despair meets courage: the life of the young Zana seems hopeless. Her father closes the last free space in her future when he offers her to a stranger for marriage. But a fire is burning behind the silent facade of her innocent face.