Based on a play by A. Volodin. Lyamin, a clever intellectual with mild nature, replaces Kuropeev, an artful temporizer who got promotion, in the post of an establishment director. The subordinates are blushless to use the hero kindness. However, under the pressure of circumstances Lyamin gradually changes. The theme of civil responsibility of an administer is revealed as a grotesque and ironic comedy.
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