The 40s of the 20th century. Darev is sent to Paris to sell attar of rose and to buy new machinery. He sells the attar and receives a large sum of money. After drinking so much Darev falls asleep. He is robbed by the gang and taken to the bank of Seine but sobers up before being thrown in the river. In the ensuing fight the robber falls into the water together with Darev's papers. Maria, Darev's wife is notified of her husband's death. Ten years later. Darev' daughter Nadezhda has become a doctor, his son Svilen is a well-known cellist. Darev returns to Bulgaria. Shabbily dressed and with a thick beard he looks prematurely aged. He is admitted to hospital. There he is in the care of Nadezhda. Darev reads a poster of Svilen's concert. He goes to his family's house. He watches his wife and children through the window: seeing their happiness he is overcome with emotion and dies in the street.
Georgi Djulgerov <email@example.com>
10 January 1947 (Bulgaria)
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There is another version of the ending in the script: Darev watches through the window. His daughter notices him, recognizes in him the trump from the hospital and takes him into the house. He reveals his identity to his family, and they are all happy. See more