Baroness Barbara Altamura is investigating the shady dealings between her husband's bank and the Mafia. She has a series of secret liasons with the captain Carlo Arcuti, her one time lover, in order to pass on the information and gradually the smoldering passions of their love affair ignites once again. Barbara tries to escape from her husband, but she is caught and finds herself trapped in a tangled web of murder, politics and ruthless power struggles within the mafia. In the end, with Carlo's help, she manages to break free, but before they can start their new life together, Carlo discovers more than he should about the cold-hearted mafia.....Directed by Giacomo Battiato, 1998, color. In Italian with English subtitles.