Awards : Best work of the cameraman in a video film, 28th VGIK IFF
The protagonist of the film is an icon painter from the Pskovo-Pechersky male monastery. His name is Father Abel. He was born in the USSR, studied at a usual Soviet school, then at an Institute and suddenly became a monk. Why did he take such a difficult decision? Trying to answer this question, Abel unveils his whole life.