It is from a family photo, with its nostalgic sepia tone, that the film is born. She see in it her family, the Stuarts and the Parsis, on the hills of Castifao, their village in Corsica. There is her grand uncle, Theophile Stuart and the famous canoeist, her grand aunt Eugenie as well as their two blonde sons, Jacques and Henri first cousins of her Father - in sailor boy outfits. When she look at the photo, the stories that her father used to tell come rushing back. The most fascinating being that of the adventurous, English journalist, Edith Southwell, who arrived in their little village of Castifao in 1930, intrigued by this name, Stuart, in that isolated place.