Year : 1999

Eps : 1 ( 98min )



A gentleman standing on a boarding dock remembers his long journey from Italy to Argentina in search of his mother 30 years ago…

In 19th century in Genova (Italy), 9-year-old Marco must face separation from his mother Anna, who leaves for work in Argentina. Remaining at home with his father -a doctor at the hospital for the poor- Marco cannot help but miss his mother. When Anna suddenly stops writing to them, Marco becomes anxious about her and decides to travel all the way to Argentina by himself. Marco sets out a long and arduous adventure of over 10,000 miles. All he carries with him is love, courage, friendship and a longing to see his mother again.

Based on the children’s literature “From the Apennines to the Andes” by Edmondo De Amicis