Matteo, a young engineer, returns to the mountains of his childhood to visit his father's grave. The serene atmosphere is interrupted by a bee that lands on his hand. When his car runs off the road into a snowbank, Matteo seeks help at a nearby farmhouse. There he meets Giulio, an elderly and eccentric farmer who recuperates the car with an old tractor then invites Matteo to stay for supper. The young engineer feels obliged to stay the night in the house full of memories, sentiments and nostalgia.