A screen version of the same-name autobiographical novel by Faina Samoilova.
A teacher at a police high school, Irina, learns that her lover, businessman Igor, is arrested for fraud. He is sentenced eight years in prison, and a brave woman, leaves her good job in Moscow and follows him to a small town. Here he serves his sentence, and she…becomes an educational officer in the local women’s colony. Getting used to prison life is hard – the world of prisoners is very cruel. Every day of a new life becomes for Irina a real test of strength…
- Director: Mikhail Wasserbaum
- Producer: Valentin Opalev
- Operator: Yuri Lyubshin
- In the roles: Irina Nizina, Vyacheslav Razbegaev, Yaroslav Boyko, Alexander Sirin, Daria Mikhailova, Timofei Tribuntsev, Maria Zvonareva, Lyudmila Nilskaya, Polina Maksimova, Alyona Kuznetsova, Sergey Zharkov, Igor Nikolaev, Julia Alexandrova, Natalya Tetenova, Tatyana Golovanova, Natalya Ungard, Tatyana Krechetova, Yuri Osipov, Natalia Pozdnyakova, Nikolay Kachura, Anna Potebnya, Vyacheslav Ivanov and others.
- Scriptwriter: Elena Karavaeshnikova
- Composer: Boris Kiner
- Painter: Maria Stavrova