Cast & Crew
Libero De Rienzo
Naples, 1973. Nine-year-old Peppino has chaotic family and an older cousin, Gennaro, who thinks he is Superman. Peppino splits his time between the colorful world of his young aunt Titina and uncle Salvatore with their neighborhood dances, basement parties and women's collectives, and an uncomfortable home life where his father tries to entertain him with pet fleas and his mother has withdrawn into a mysterious silence. But when Gennaro dies, Peppino's imagination rewrites reality and brings him back to life - Gennaro becomes the superhero he always claimed to be. With the help of his imaginary superhero cousin, Peppino finds he is better able to grapple with his family problems.