Umberto Nobile, an Italian aeronautical engineer and airship designer, leads a quiet life with his beloved dog Titina, who charmed him to the point that he took her in while she lived rough on the streets of Rome. One day, the famous Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen contacted him and ordered an airship to conquer the North Pole. Nobile seizes the opportunity to make history. He takes Titina with him, and the unlikely trio goes on an expedition to the last place to discover on Earth. Their quest is crowned with success but, subsequently, the two men begin to compete for glory... Through the eyes of Titina, the four-legged star, (re)discover a true story of triumph and defeat.