Action takes place in 1986 Chornobyl. Lera, a graduate of the pedagogical institute, gets a job placement as a junior school teacher in Prypyat, one of the coziest and well maintained towns of the Soviet Union. Arriving at the bus station she discovers that her wallet was stolen. She doesn’t have any money, even to send a telegram to her parents and to rent an apartment. A casual acquaintance comes to her rescue. Handsome 25-year-old lieutenant Ihor is the dreamboat for every girl in town! He arranges everything. Lera will stay at his friends’ for a while. She meets her new best friend Svitlana. Ihor actively seeks Lera’s affection. One day Lera is visited by her parents. Ihor makes the best impression on them. They see a promising, caring man, a true stone wall to make their daughter happy. But Lera’s heart is silent still.
On a party Lera meets the love of her life, nuclear engineer Vitas, who is in Chornobyl on a business trip. Incredibly handsome, blue-eyed stately blond, talented not only in his important job, but as a singer, guitar player and dancer aswell… True feelings kindle between them! The events that took place in April 1986 (explosion at the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant) irrevocably changed the lives of the heroes…
The viewers will be able to retrospect the story that happened 30 years ago through the eyes of our heroine who lives today: how much joy and pain, love and separation she has been through.