Theatrical agent Ercole Preziosi loses his most valuable comedian and as a last minute replacement offers his driver Nicola a standup gig. Much to Ercole's surprise, Nicola is a hit with the audience and immediately begins putting demands on his new manager.
Min is fragile, naive and forever cheerful, while Kit is handsome, aloof and world-weary. Yet as one they make a couple whose web they weave will determine both life and death. Min opens Kit's long-shut eyes to joy and beauty, paving the way for him to appreciate life and goodness.