In the fall of 1938, the NKVD arrested Sergei Korolev. Under torture, investigators are trying to wrest from him a confession of anti-Soviet activities, each time bringing the damning facts from the biography.
The film tells about the tragic period in the life of the founder of the practical development of the Cosmos - Sergei Pavlovich Korolev. In the mid-1930s, he was accused of squandering funds for rocketry, wrecking, repressed and after cruel torture and a formal trial, which lasted just over 20 seconds, sent to hard labor in Magadan. Disagreeing with the unfair sentence, his wife and mother are fighting for the life of the Korolev.Written by