'Beni' is the pigment of Safflowers which came to Japan across the sea, in the ancient times. High quality "Beni "that has been purified by the ash of goosefoot and acid of plum, glitters with a green colour at after drying. The technique to extract the "Beni" has been handed down in secrecy.
On his journey from Somalia to Europe, shipwrecked Moussa is picked up by a wealthy couple on their luxurious catamaran. The athletic young man is the only survivor of a disaster in the Mediterranean Sea and asks Hannes and Gerlinde to smuggle him across the border.