Argante is 90 years old, but he still have good legs to go back to the mountains where he was partisan and to the mills where, in '44, ignited the fuse of a struggle that led to the signing of the Mountain Pact, clandestine agreement between workers and entrepreneurs, first in Europe, marked the equal wages between men and women.
In one of those factories Nino Cerruti is working, the son of the man who signed the agreement for the industry. The fabrics of Lanificio Cerruti are now sold all over the world and its samples are an inspiration for young designers. One of them is Christian Pellizzari, a promising young Italian fashion talent, who in the Cerruti’s archive is seeking ideas for his new collection. Christian is one who wants to understand the origin of the value of things in his hand. Nino is aware of the symbolic value of the Pact and its importance for the quality of the fabric of today.
Together they give birth to an idea: create a bespoke suit for Argante.
The intent is the production of a documentary about a pivotal event, albeit unrecognized, of the Italian history of the twentieth century. The purpose lies not in a simple historical reconstruction, but in transmitting to future generations the symbolic significance of the "Mountain Contract" and recognizing its value, still very much present in a crisis stricken actuality and in a community where still some of the best textiles in the world are produced.