The story happens mainly around "The Old Arbat Street" in the center of Moscow, where always concentrate vendors, poor young artists and musicians. The hero of this film is a boy named Mitiya, who lives with eccentric elder friend in an apartment house on "The Old Arbat".
fact, people who then appear around Mitiya are all unique, eccentric and
the space of the apartment house begins to have an unrealistic
character as a miniature of unstable society in the end of Soviet Union.