Since childhood Edoardo has been suffering from phimosis, a penis malformation which prevents him from experiencing sexual satisfaction. Now 17, he starts to feel some pressure from the outside world. Apparently everyone around him talks and thinks about sex – his friend Arturo wants to pay to lose his virginity; his parents encourage him to declare his love to Bianca. His lack of confidence changes when he meets Elisabetta, and with the unexpected approach of Bianca. Forced to come out of his shadow, Edoardo tries first to solve his problem with clumsy strategies, finding finally the courage to face his fears.