Soviet film based on Borges' "Garden of Forking Paths." The film tells about the events that occurred on the eve of the British offensive in Saint-Montauban on July 24, 1916. A screen version of the short story of the famous Argentine classic Jorge Luis Borges (1899–1986). Course work by Alexander Kaidanovsky, as a director, at the Higher Courses for Scriptwriters and Directors at VGIK. "Pavilion" for filming was chosen a room in a communal apartment on Vorovskogo street, where Alexander Kaidanovsky lived.