After a car accident, a man is found unconscious next to a corpse. Due to the trauma he has suffered, he loses his memory completely and is admitted to hospital, where doctors struggle to help him. The story takes place in a wintry Portofino of the 1970s and unfolds as a noir steeped in mystery.
As events unfold and a series of twists and turns take place, the protagonist discovers, despite himself, that he is involved in a nasty affair involving money and drugs. The climax of the plot is reached with a violent settling of scores, which turns into a bloodbath.