In the village of Malinovka, everyone is tired of Civil War shootings, and is waiting for a wedding of a local couple - Andrejka and Yarinka. But the gang of ataman Gritsian attacks the village. The scared bride escapes to the woods, where the reds (bolsheviks) are preparing to strike on the whites (ataman's gang). Yarinka asks for help, and red commander develops a plan to liberate the village. As part of the plan, Yarinka must pretend and wed... the ataman. While guests at the wedding are getting drunk, red troops are carrying out the plan... Lots of laughs, singing and dancing. This film is one of Soviet classics.