The father, Corrado, is a worker who left his peasant roots in southern Italy and moved to Genoa to find employment a worker. His son, Gabriele, is neurotic and feels a sense of rage for ... See full summary »
The story of a working-class family in Genoa, both father and son struggle with meaninglessness, frustration expressed in different ways, and an inability to understand one another. The on-screen chemistry between Michele Placido and Stefano Dionisi really *makes* this film...and the rest of the cast isn't too shoddy, either. Hard to find outside Italy, but worth the effort.