When an African dictator jails her husband, Shandurai goes into exile in Italy, studying medicine and keeping house for Mr. Kinsky, an eccentric English pianist and composer. She lives in one room of his Roman palazzo. Kinsky is almost totally immersed in his profession and communicates mostly with Bach, Mozart and Grieg, but still a peculiar kind of romance blooms between him and Shandurai. (Moscow International Film Festival)