The extraordinary comedic productions of Neapolitan playwright Eduardo Scarpetta were only rivaled by the constant drama of his personal life. But at the height of his popularity in 1904, Scarpetta risked it all with a controversial parody of Gabriele D’Annunzio’s The Daughter of Iorio.
A desolate farm pushed up against the Arctic Ocean has been breeding sheep for centuries. As autumn approaches, an aging Icelandic couple prepare their family's final descent from the surrounding hills with their flock.
Detective Florin Iespas is determined to crack a mysterious arson case that remains unsolved. Ordered to stand down by his boss, he continues his off-the-record investigation, relentlessly pursuing a suspect he insists must be guilty and resorting to increasingly desperate measures to find justice.