The USSR, 1983. A spaceship returns to Earth but the public is kept unaware that only one cosmonaut of the two can be considered alive. What has happened on board remains a mystery although there is evidence showing that the cosmonauts have encountered another life form and the survivor hasn't returned quite alone. Now cosmonaut Konstantin Veshnyakov is kept under close control and supervision at a sensitive military site where neurophysiologist Tatyana Klimova is brought to evaluate his condition.
After the fall of the alien ship, it took three years. The catastrophe turned the girl's life from Chertanovo and forever changed our view of the universe. It seems that this was the biggest test for all of us. But mankind does not yet know that very soon he will have to experience a new meeting.
“He” was an absolute duplicate in every way — his gestures, body language and jokes were so real, no one suspected the change. Bogdanov looked at the screen as if it was a mirror. His double took over his TV-show, holds meetings with his fans, lives with his girlfriends & his wife, and has drinks with his best friends. He even fools most of his family. Bogdanov’s life and identity are erased in an instant. Popular, successful, cynical writer Bogdanov loses everything he worked for over the years, building career & a winning life.
Moscow, summer. The main characters, people of different nationalities, age and professions, are coming together in a search of the most beautiful feeling on Earth - love.
«…As we have just learned, the unidentified object shot down over Moscow could have been of extraterrestrial origin. Most of the Chertanovo area of the city has been closed off, the security forces are being drawn to the crash site, the issue of local inhabitants evacuation is being considered. According to our source in the Ministry of Defence, a special committee is trying to establish contact with the so-called ''visitors''. We are working on a news flash at the moment and you will be the first to learn about the developments.»
Artyom is nine and he knows more than Wikipedia. He is familiar with the notions of profitability and business plan. He is not interested in the latest gadgets or custom made toys. The present of his dreams is totally different. But just to wish for it is not enough. So the no-nonsense Artyom designs a brilliant plan, buys a ticket and packs his things. All he has to do now is find a reliable travel companion. And here he is — Misha. He is thirty and he hates children. Especially if they resemble Artyom. Misha lives in the outskirts trying not to repay his huge debt.
1942-й год. Сталинград. Советские войска планируют контрнаступление на немецкие части, занявшие правый берег Волги. Наступление сорвано. Лишь разведчикам под командованием капитана Громова удается перебраться на другой берег и закрепиться в одном из домов. Им дан приказ удержать его любой ценой. Кроме нескольких чудом уцелевших советских солдат они находят в доме его последнюю жительницу — 19-летнюю Катю. Приказ отбить дом, захваченный противником, получает немецкий офицер Кан.