This film shows a stud-farm "Arch" owned by the Grishin family and their search for a creative way of living in today`s world.
The action takes place in the beginning of “perestroyka”. A young woman works at LOMO factory. She is a hopeless idealist. She defends her ideals and wins the battle with the factory leaders. She is sent to the asylum with the diagnosis “straightforward disposition” and “syndrome of truthseeking”. The main character is a complicated person. The reactions on her points of view and actions vary from total support to total dislike. In 1989 the film received the main prise “Golden dragon” in Krakow and the prise of Leipzig festival. In 1990 the film received prises in Italy and Spain.