The film tells the story of some grammar school kids in Rome and their tragicomic adventures, taking off all the clich├ęs of adolescent comedy. Bets on who will get off with who, first love and whole afternoons spent at the bar Chewingum, they get to A-levels and then, as happens in life, everyone goes their own way. At the end we discover that the plot of the film was just a dream of one of the students, a dream which somehow represents all the dreams and hopes that young people have at that precise point of their lives, the passage from adolescence to adulthood.