Teenage Sofia, on the eve of a career-defining volleyball championship, makes the unwanted discovery that she is pregnant. Caught up in her initial moment of fear and panic, Sofia tries to obtain an illegal abortion but in the conservative community that surrounds her she instead becomes a target: the decision about her future seems to be in everyone's hands but hers. The herd chasing her is fierce, but neither she nor those who love her are willing to surrender to the violent, blind swarm.
Two tales of migration between city and countryside. In the first part, after a tailings dam disaster flood her hometown, rural worker Joana moves to São Paulo to find her sister Tania who lives with her grandson Jaime. Joana struggles to thrive in the "working city". In the second part, after the death of her estranged father, Flavia moves to his farm with her wife Mara. The nature forces the two women to face frustrations and cope with old memories and ghosts.
Federico and his brother Simon live their teenage years to the fullest, until the day Simon dies by falling from a balcony at a party. While his family falls to pieces before his eyes, Federico tries to live a normal life during his final weeks of school. Unable to mourn, he starts to grow closer to Laura, his dead brother’s girlfriend and seems to find comfort in her.
In La Lágrima, a desertic mining lost town, women live under the strict rules of patriarchy. Dina (16), pressed by an unwanted pregnancy, plans to escape. But when she finds out her sister Sariri (11), has to initiate womanhood after the arrival of her menarche, she’ll have to decide if they’ll escape together through the desert.
Valentina loses her father in an accident. Not satisfied with the explanation, she searches for him everywhere. Confronted with her mother, she becomes a lonely child. With the help of her friend Pedro and her imagination she will try to overcome her grief.
José de Los Santos (70) is in charge of the funeral rituals of his village inside the Pacific coastline. One day, the soul of his son announces him his own death and orders him to find his way to the origins. He goes on a journey into the jungle. In the midst of an eternal war, he must stay alive to reach his final resting place.