Set in Sicily in the 1950’s and we follow the arrival of a young couple, Francesco Altamura, his wife Barbara and their 9 year old son. The father is returning to his homeland (he left to study in the USA when he was young) with a great dream to start his own agricultural development project. Their life soon turns into a nightmare, when their son is kidnapped and is caught in a power struggle between two Mafia leaders. Directed by Giacomo Battiato, 1997, color. In Italian with English subtitles.