The day after the funeral of Varlam Aravidze, the mayor of a small Georgian town, his corpse turns up in his son's garden. Although it is secretly reburied, the corpse keeps returning until the police capture the local woman who is responsible. This woman says that Varlam should never be laid to rest since his Stalin-like reign of terror led to the disappearance of her family and friends.
Dans une epoque et un pays indetermines, la famille de Varlam Aravidze suit ses funerailles en grande pompe. Or son cadavre est mysterieusement exhume a plusieurs reprises. On finit par trouver le coupable.