Luigi is a child of low social conditions. Accepting the attentions of the school guard Angelo, who is trying to create an atmosphere of complicity, the child becomes an unawake victim of sexual abuse. His mother doesn’t believe him when he tries to explain what has happened and only his young brother-in-law offers him comprehension and help. Once an adult, he discovers his homosexuality but does not seem to accept it. He finally he tries to commit suicide. But thanks to Giacomo, one of his dearest friends, his life is saved.