Bernado Puccini's father wants one last wish before he dies, to be reunited with his old war pal Jake. So his son flies out to America to find Jake. Unfortunately Jake is in a mental hospital and has been there since the end of the war. With time running out for Bernardo, he decides to kidnap Jake and head back to Italy. But Jake's insanity causes more problems for Bernardo than he ever imagined as the duo go from one misadventure to another.