Late one evening, tragedy
strikes when Kirilov, the district’s doctor, is unable to save his young son
from diphtheria. Just minutes after he and his wife begin mourning their only
son’s death, a man arrives, begging Kirilov to save his dying wife. The doctor,
still in shock, declines to help the man, Abogin, but Abogin refuses to give up
and implores the doctor come with him at once. Kirilov finally concedes, but when
they arrive at Abogin’s home, the house is empty and resentments fly. Download and start listening now!