He was not supposed to become a director or an actor. They were preparing Vladimir Menshov for a military career, but in his youth he fell in love with the world of cinema.
"I’ve changed the vector that was prescribed to me by fate, — Vladimir Menshov says. — I’ve realized that I would not survive without the cinema."
The movie is about Vladimir Menshov’s fantastic success. Vladimir Menshov has directed only five motion pictures, but the great ones! The famous "Moscow Does Not Believe in Tears" and "The Love and the Doves" remain one of the most popular and beloved movies, though the road to success was difficult.