Bologna, 2002. The refusal of the labor law explodes in the universities. The murder of a judge opens up old political wounds between Italy and France. Marco, an ex-far-left activist, convicted of murder and a refugee in France for 20 years thanks to the Mitterrand Doctrine, is suspected of having sponsored the attack. The Italian Government requests his extradition. Obliged to flee with Viola, his 16-year-old daughter, his life toppled forever, as well as that of his family in Italy who finds himself paying for his past faults.