Synopsis by Sandra Brennan
The relationship between a working class father and son provides the focus of this Italian drama set in Genoa. Corrado works as a night watchman on the Genoan harbor. His wife works at a dry cleaners. He is close to retiring, but finds he misses the factory where he spent his youth. He gets his son Gabriele a job there instead. Gabriele wants to pursue his own interests and soon quits. This creates a great gulf between father and son. The conflict is only partially resolved at the film's end.
father, generation-gap, son, working-class