An adolescent boy and an adult woman recognise in each other something that unites them. As they share the boy’s last moments by the sea before he leaves home to study in the city, they record the things they wish to remember, before the precious moments of childhood become only memories.
What’s left of us after we die? Our bones? Our memories? How long do these traces of existence remain on Earth? By presenting three different stories in São Paulo, this film questions our memories. The narratives and characters force us to face issues that Brazil, in 2020, insists on forgetting.
A Kenyan woman's search for her father's remains becomes an investigation into British colonial atrocities including concentration camps and land theft. Her personal mission expands and she transforms into a powerful advocate, exposing colonial secrets and championing land return for those dispossessed.