A young theatre director is left blind after a car accident and is full of anger and resentment, finding it hard to adapt. His rehabilitation teacher Lily has been blind since birth and she patiently helps him in spite of his turning on her. Gradually the two begin to fall in love.
Peasants talk about their friendship with the “paulistas”, militants of the Brazilian Communist Party that leaded the Araguaia Guerrilla during the military dictatorship, and reveal the atrocities committed by the army in the region between 1972 and 1974.
Ning decides to escape her daily routine as a housewife and takes a job in a furniture shop. On her first day of work, with Mur, a driver, she embarks on a journey on a snaky mountain road to deliver a sofa to a client in a remote village.
Peppino, a fishmonger on Campo de’ Fiori, works alongside Elide, a greengrocer, who has a soft spot for him despite the fact they argue all day long… But neither Peppino, nor his friend Aurelio, the barber, are interested in getting married. Until he meets the beautiful Elsa…
A slightly sinister game punishes co-workers for distracted behavior on their daily commutes. As the quarters and loonies pile up, office morale soars. This dark satire hilariously exaggerates stereo types that are familiar to any jaywalker or law-abiding cyclist.