Italian drama about a young boy living in a rundown orphanage in a remote Russian village. The orphans spend their days hoping they will be adopted by wealthy foreigners. For Vanya (Kolya Spiridonova), hope comes in the form of an Italian couple. But while adoption arrangements are being made, the mother of another child appears, wanting to be reunited with her son. Vanya begins to think about his own family and, with the assistance of the other children, accesses his records and decides to make his escape and go in search of the orphanage where his mother first left him, hoping to find some answers.