In spite of his success in the operating room, life in the snow-bound hospital begins to take its toll on the young doctor. His efforts to combat his feelings of boredom and isolation are defeated and he wonders how much longer he can last. Nursing abdominal pains and two harrowing cases, the young doctor is tempted by the allure of morphine...
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I'm just off to Grachyovka.
Not in this weather.
Yes, but it is always this weather, isn't it? I mean, if I wait for the snow to melt then I'll never set foot outside the hospital, will I? Come on, it's not that ridiculous, is it? For a man to travel to Grachyovka?
For a man, no. But you will freeze to death.