"The touching story of a child, Romeo, getting to know his grandfather, Ottavio, an Italian immigrant living in Belgium. But there are some surprises in store for Romeo during his visit. Ottavio , beneath his old, grouchy exterior, conceals the hard life he has led, full of suffering and sacrifice. It started off as just a short holiday to a grey Belgian town. But this holiday turns into an opportunity for three generations of men to lift the silence that surrounds them. A touching story about Italian immigration, coal mining, communication between the generations and the difficultly in talking when you've spent your whole life in silence."

Studies for the cover.
Final version of Ottavio.
Final version of Romeo.
Cover of Macaroni!
Cover of the limited edition of Macaroni!
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