He was right, until that age I hadn’t noticed persons, it was all one people. At the doorman’s station that summer I learned to recognize the tenants. As a child the only one who mattered to me was on the third floor behind the window, I didn’t even know what her parents
looked like. She had disappeared and after that getting to know the building’s other tenants didn’t much matter to me.”
What is the story about…
A young boy growing up in Naples just after World War II hears from the grown-ups, especially from old doorman Don Gaetano, about life and the popular uprising against the Nazi occupiers which took place in July 1943. Set in the narrow streets of Naples, is a story of love, blood, passionate life and the yearning for freedom.