NR 1997 100 minutes


Seven-year-old Piero lives in Livorno, a city along the coast of Tuscany, in a low-rent shantytown. Piero is forced to grow up at an early age after the death of his mother, leaving his father to raise him and his mentally challenged brother on his own. As Piero turns thirteen, his dad complicates matters by bringing his new girlfriend Mara to live with the family.