Three Soviet space ships head for Venus. But on the way, one of them is struck and destroyed by a meteorite, compromising the mission that was exclusively planned for three ships. While they wait for a substitute ship, some of the cosmonauts decide to land and explore the planet, oblivious to the dangers they might find there.
San Petersburg, 1910-1999. Director and producer, he made both documentaries and fiction films, including the outstanding Planeta Bur (62).