The father and son Devidze, who lead a poor life in emigration, learn that the rich capitalist Zurab Devidze bequeathed his property to his son, living in the Soviet Union. Otar Devidze arrives in Georgia to kill his nephew. After getting acquainted with his fellow villagers Otar changes his mind. Instead Meliton decides to carry out this plan. In his attempt to stop the killer, Otar kills Meliton. Otar gets acquitted at the trial.