Rome. This is a messy chronicle of events that lead to the passage between Italian’ First and the Second Republic. Emilio Santini and his friends, are simple boys of the middle class, rock music and football are their only motives for life. They find a shortcut to the everyday troubles, supporting the political rise of Andrea Franzoni, a their old friend. The plan succeeds, and Mr Franzoni becomes Minister of the Republic. Soon, the boys will be victims of his opportunism and will live the following years, in memory of the past. Unexpectedly, the case offers them the opportunity to take revenge, but nothing can return the lost time and the only solution is to remain faithful to themselves. History of a generation afflicted by Pete Best's disease.