It is World War II on the outskirts of Naples. On the ground, Germans are prowling; from the air, Allied bombs are falling and even Mount Vesuvius has erupted. Miluzza, a naive 15 year-old girl subjected to repeated abuse by the men around her is unable to escape the confines of her small village. After being orphaned she meets a young soldier who has been wounded and helps him return to his family's farm. He fall in love and wants to marry her but his mother insists on her son marrying a virgin. Will their wedding night uphold his family's expectations?
Set in a suburb of Naples, THE NYMPH sees a 15-year-old girl struggling to assert her identity on the world as she is perpetually abused by the men around her. The sad story takes an upward turn when she meets a soldier who attempts to take her away from her harsh surroundings.