Asking a cross-section of young people about their hopes and fears... (The directors) encountered a generation worried about inequality, climate change and the rise of nationalism.
Shooting started in late 2019, just before the pandemic. When the directors returned to work in mid-2020, their teenage subjects had lived through Italy’s long, strict lockdown.
Still, even before that they talk about uncertainty in the face of economic insecurity and global warming. As one young rapper puts it, everything is a “six figure mess … someone snatched the world away”.