Doesn’t it seem absurd? While the tyre is losing air, Alex and his grandfather rush out of the car to catch the kid, as if catching him and punishing him will get their car going again so that they can reach their objective. Little effort was needed, which was to take the little stone out of the valve and limit the damage of the prank so that they could continue with the journey.
Mirco is a blind boy who refuses to accept his limitation. However, his teacher Don Giulio (played by Paolo Sassanelli in the film) uses a technique known as “reframing” in Neuro Linguistic Programming (or “restructuring”) to move his attention from the problem to the solution.