Because he agrees to police suggestions that he substitute blank paper for ransom money, a businessman's wife and daughter are killed by their enraged kidnappers.
Fifteen years later, the man has still not forgiven himself for what happened, and, while vacationing in Italy, he suddenly encounters a young woman who is the mirror-image of his dead wife. Is it just coincidence? Could she possibly be his daughter, somehow still alive and fully grown? The guilt-ridden husband becomes obsessed with this ghostly reincarnation and his passionate pursuit of her leads to surprising revelations about his own past.
* Documentary Obsession Revisited