Prokopych, a stone carver, takes in an orphan named Danila. With Prokopych´s help, Danila develops into a very skilled stone carver. Danila hears the story of the Stone Flower, which belongs to the Mistress of Copper Mountain and begins to think about the Stone Flower all the time. On the day before Danila´s wedding to Katya, Danila goes to Serpent Hill in search of the Stone Flower and meets the Mistress of Copper Mountain. Danila begs her to show him the Stone Flower, so she takes him to the Magic Garden. Will Danila stay with the Mistress of the Copper Mountain or will he go back to his own people?