I was in the midst of a long stroll and happened upon it one evening. A crusty blue neon light depicted a bottle of vodka, hanging crookedly in the window. I was wet and dreary, and miserably cold, so I stepped inside... One of the wonderful things about life is the mystery of opening a new door and having only the foggiest idea about what lies on the other side. When Leonid moves across the city into a grimy, seedy neighborhood, he is met with unfamiliar and uncomfortable surroundings. As he adopts a new pattern of living, he discovers - in sometimes humorous ways - that wisdom often comes from the unlikeliest of places. And so does love.