In St. Petersburg, in a house near the Neva, a father and son live. The father does not let go of the video camera. With her help, he keeps his "diaries", taking pictures at home and away, on the streets of the city and while traveling. Among the protagonists of his film are random passers-by, lonely old people, St. Petersburg bohemia, young people, friends and acquaintances of his son, former prisoners of the Mordovian camps. One day, not finding answers to important questions, the father decides to go to Jerusalem. For some time he and his son travel together, then part. In the life of the father, meanwhile, a serious change is coming.