Sicily, 1950s. Antony Tursy, an American of Sicilian descent, who came to bury his father, is caught between the passionate love of Elisa, daughter of Count Carlo de Villafratti, and the merciless fight he fought against the mafia and peasant unions. Behind the angelic face of Elisa, hides a monster eager to destroy and destroy. Incest, madness, curse, opera and death intermingle on this burned land where a struggle for power and the survival of an impossible love is at stake. Count Villafratti has sex one night with his nymphomaniac daughter because he thinks she is his wife.