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, a former left-wing 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 his 15-year-old daughter Viola, her life toppled forever, as well as that of her family in Italy who finds herself paying for her past faults.