A voyage discovering an ancient tradition tht's now in decline: bells, bell ringers, and north-italien foundries. Popular tradition and religious beliefs, a testimony of an ancient present. The tradition of Italian bell ringers has a history that spans a thousand years. The sound of bell ringing is not only used in religious practices, but it has become a music of everyday's life: the passing of time, the alert for an incoming storm that could endanger crops.Throughout the centuries they have been passing on various techniques to produce the music of bells. These traditions can be very different even among neighboring towns. What is left today of this millennia l knowledge? Modern technology have replaced the work of men. A group of valiant enthusiasts is trying to save from oblivion of time the ancient knowledge; a small number of casters still produce by hand their bells, today just like yesterday...

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