in Carnia, a remote area of the eastern Alps, ticks to nature's cyclical
rhythm. Projects for the development of local water resources
by external economic interests stir unrest among the local population. A slight
revolution in provincial administration, coupled with civil initiatives against
the privatization of water services which put the issue on a referendum ballot
in 2011, converge in moving public sentiment to protect their territory. Two
women different in age tell a story of the local residents' love of their land,
the reemergence of solidarity and idealism rooted in nature.