Sergio, a carpenter, and Sabrina, an unsuccessful singer, have a long time love affair, but they cannot reveal their love to their respective spouses and live together because of the economic hardships in which they find themselves and the fact that leaving their spouses would mean losing the minimum of economic security available to them. Everything seems to change when Sergio tells his beloved he has won 3 million euros in the lottery and with no second thoughts, walks out on his wife bringing with him not only Sabrina, but also their loved ones. This rushed decision, however, will take on deadly aspects as soon as they realize they have been the victim of a joke. Sergio’s friends at the construction site where he works have concocted a stunt to take revenge on Sergio’s continues jokes by fabricating a false lottery ticket while in fact the money is not there. Sergio, however, decides not to communicate the terrible discovery to their relatives and, constantly trying to put a good spin on bad luck, he puts together a charade dragging their families on a journey from the Roman suburbs to Puglia in the south of Italy. A road trip made of tensions and vicissitudes, to try to save not only their reputation but their very existence. But, as the Italian say, lies have short legs.
IN ITALIAN WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES