The plot is based on the story of the “Russian Count Monte Cristo”. The action begins in the mid-1980s. The main character, a young charming provincial, dreams of becoming an artist. On the way to the big stage, he falls in love with a girl from an influential family. The parents of the beloved, not wanting a relationship, make it so that the young man goes to the army. Worse, in the Afghan war, the hero is captured.
The main role is played by Neil Kropalov ("Stairway to Heaven"). Other characters in the film are played by Evgeny Sidikhin, Yegor Beroev, Sergey Batalov, Ekaterina Volkova, Maria Mironova, and also Italian actor Marco Dinelli.
The shooting took place in Sevastopol and Yalta, as well as in Moscow.
Production - film company "Russian". The premiere will be held in 2019 on the TV channel "Russia 1".