In the Russian city of Samara in 1956 a woman at festivities decides
to ask for a dance St. Nicolas – she grabs an icon and suddenly
freezes right on the spot. The Soviets which see a threat in anything
related to religion are at the heyday of their might, so rumors about
the incident can’t remain unnoticed. The authorities start their
investigation, trying to learn what had really happened and find a
realistic explanation for «the miracle».