Based on real events in Ticino in the mid-nineteenth century, the film presents the stories of children from poor families sold to unscrupulous businessmen who brought them to Milan to be chimney sweeps. One of them, Giorgio, will try together with his friend Alfredo to escape an existence of poverty and continuous suffering.
Directed by Xavier Koller
With Fynn Henkel, Moritz Bleibtreu and Waldemar Kobus
o.v german/ subtitles in french