Fiodor, a schoolteacher, and his six-year-old daughter Alyona, live peacefully in a village near Pskov, a small town in western Russia. Alyona is a lively and curious young girl, and her father dreams of traveling. One day, thanks to a boost of fate, they get the chance to move and settle in Paris. There, they will discover a new life. Each of them will try to adapt in their own way.