Spring on Zarechnaya Street is a touching romance that become a cult film in the Soviet Union. The movie’s plot unfolds sometime in the mid-1950s during a period of liberalization known as The Thaw. All over the Soviet Union, the economy is booming and people’s quality of life is improving. However, there remain many people who do not even have a secondary school / high school education. Here and there evening schools for them open up.
In one remote village school, a young university graduate, Tatyana, starts teaching Russian language and literature to the local workers. Among her students is the cheerful and handsome steelworker, Alexander. He’s a little rough-around-the-edges and has a repuation as a womanizer, though. The sophisticate Tatyana initially rebuts his advances. However, with time genuine feelings begin to develop between them.