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When Italian migrant Francesco Pellegrini first arrives in London, his goal of attaining wealth and respect burns through his veins, fuelled by a desperate desire to make his mother proud. Building his life for this purpose, his goal finally seems to be within reach- that is, until he hears of his mother’s untimely death. Unable to accept the news, his grief consumes him; his life crumbles around him as he is plagued by a perpetual nightmare that haunts him day and night.
With no end in sight for his pain, his decision to end it all seems final. Yet a series of strange occurrences prompts him to contact an unknown counselling service that promises healing through ‘new methods’; what’s the worst that could happen?
But when the therapy leaves him in a waking dream, powerless to discern what is reality and unable to contact the outside world, he’s left with two choices; escape, or remain a prisoner of his own grief forever.