Raffael is a 13 years old boy who lives in the suburbs of Naples. From 12:00 to 3:30 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. he sells cigarettes in a street corner with his friend Adama. They are rehearsing to play music in the village’s festival. Meanwhile, police and demonstrators have been struggling for days after the Mayor’s decision to evict a compound of apartments. Raffael is waiting with anxiety for his mother to return home. While he waits, he draws a house, with a garden.
Alessandro Falco was born in Naples. After a degree in International Relations, he moved to Spain to complete his cinematographic formation in the C.E.C.C. - Barcelona. During his studies, he had the possibility to learn from some famous Spanish filmmakers such as Xavi Puebla, Isaki Lacuesta, Manel Almiñana and others.