Sergio is a burgeois who decides to remain in Cuba after his relatives have left the country following the revolutionary takeover. He begins to write his memoirs searching for a meaning to his life. The Revolution becomes a challenge to him: he tries to understand it within the system of values he was brought up with.
Based on the novel by Edmundo Desnoes.
Winner of 2 Awards, at Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 1970: Don Quijote Award, and, FIPRESCI Prize
Winner of a Richard and Hilda Rosenthal Foundation Award, at National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1974
Nominated to a NSFC Award, at National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA 1974: Best actor (Sergio Corrieri)