Orfeu is a popular composer from a samba school. He lives in the favela and falls madly in love when he meets Euridice, a newcomer to the neighborhood. But the local drug boss Lucinho stands between them and will drastically change both their lives.
Scoundrel João Fausto, a former Portuguese officer, arrives in Tiradentes,in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Using his status of former Imperial Court member, he tries to become lover of both ms. Lima and ms. Rocha, with the intention of taking their money.
Buscapé was raised in a very violent environment. Despite the feeling that all odds were against him, he finds out that life can be seen with other eyes...