Leningrad, 1952. Andrei, a young doctor, and Ana, a nursery school teacher, know their happiness is precarious. When Andrei treats the child of a senior secret police officer, it becomes painfully clear that his own fate, and that of his family, is bound to the child's.
Children of police -- Fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
Married people -- Fiction.
Physicians -- Fiction.
Saint Petersburg (Russia) -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Secret service -- Soviet Union -- Fiction.
Soviet Union -- History -- 1925-1953 -- Fiction.