After failing to be admitted into the renowned Sao Paulo Symphonic Orchestra, talented violinist Laerte is forced to give music classes to teenagers in a public school in Heliopolis, the biggest favela of Brazil. His path is full of difficulties but the transforming power of music and the friendship arising between the professor and his students opens the doors into a new world.

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Fairytale angst

A heart wrenching unlikely story. Nonetheless, an enjoyable classical journey of uplifting music. The disadvantaged kids from the Favelo face cruel challenges and tragedy. Yet they show they have the ability and courage to aspire to greater things.