Yuri's older alcoholic brother Val stops by. Although Yuri tries to persuade him to leave and stay somewhere else, Val manages to worm his way in. Yuri has mixed feelings about Val: he loves his older brother, knows he's trouble but feels somewhat responsible for him as Val took care of Yuri when they were little kids. Their mother was taken away when Yuri was four years old, right after World War II, because of her association with Mussolini. Val is currently selling illegal fireworks to neighborhood kids to make ends meet. A motherless for the time being and head-braceless Georgia becomes the center of attention for both Yuri and Val. Finally exasperated with Val's antics and drunkenness including Val's admission to Yuri about what really happened to their mother, Yuri turns him into the cops who came looking for Val earlier on. Yuri thinks that in doing so, he is helping his brother. However the cops aren't looking for Val for the reason Yuri thought, but he ended up helping his ...