The memories of Guiga, from early childhood to young adulthood: his family, relatives, friends, fears, dreams and reality in a still provincial city of Salvador, Bahia, from the 50s to the 70s. Salvador, Bahia during the 1950's. Guiga, a child who, through interacting with his mother, Aurora, discovers sexuality and its limits. With his father, Guilherme, who is frightful, austere and puritan, he discovers conflicts. Growing up, he is surrounded by Catholic guilt with sex being taboo. But, literature and cinema will take him to another world of the poets and visionaries. 110 min.