3 F / 2 M Drama in 3 acts 1 Set In a poor home in a little town the family Pattini – the mother, a bitter and sullen woman, the dad, an unsuccessful musician, the daughter Andrea and the son Thomas – have isolated themselves from the world. The son is a mentally retarded person and lives only through and for his sister. Among the brother and sister there is a deep connection which is almost forbidden. The mother tries to marry Thomas off to a rich elderly cousin. In this way the dispute begins and Andrea gains the victory.