A teacher with a sorrowful past is transferred to Pont Remy, the happiest town in all of Italy. He will discover that behind that enviable status, there hides a dark and disturbing secret. Every week, the inhabitants of that town vent their sorrows on Matteo Corbin, an introverted 15-year-old. Everyone believes that he’s an angel. They say that all it takes is a quick hug with him to free oneself from all pain and sorrow. The teacher decides to save Matteo from the community’s abuse – but all too soon that entire community will need to be saved by the angel of Pont Remy.