Leonid VERESCHAGIN (TriTe), Nikita MIKHALKOV, Anton ZLATOPOLSKII
A story of bravery, self-sacrifice and human dignity put on trial by the merciless power of nature.
A young pilot gets kicked out of the military air force after breaching an absurd order. He starts working as a second pilot in the civil aviation. Always straight-forward, he is not on best terms with his new colleagues.
During a flight to Asia his crew receives an alert about an earthquake on the volcanic island and takes a decision to fly a dangerous rescue mission. Only together the crew can survive the disaster.