The harsh beauty of Calabria frames this story of a man who struggles to help his homeland rise from poverty by running an honest and progressive bank. Like others in the town of Taurianova, he and his schoolteacher wife contend with Mafia rule and the ineffectualness of the government in dealing with it. There are no magic bullets for Giuseppe's S &L, just real ones.
Enemy Mine, a six part series, gives voice to ordinary individuals whose lives bear witness to the contemporary consequences of age-old tensions. These narratives may seem like fictional constructs, but they are true, and they are enacted by the real people involved, not by actors.