Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho was homeless in São Paulo, Brazil, for nearly 35 years, and became locally known for sitting in the same spot and writing every day. In April 2011, he was befriended by a young woman named Shalla Monteiro. Impressed by his poetry and wanting to help him with his dream of publishing a book, she created a Facebook Page to feature Raimundo’s writing. Neither could have expected what happened next.
This is the story about Richard, a travelling piano tuner who chooses to live outdoors.
The film tells the story of an unlikely friendship between an old Congolese man and a young runaway, living rough on the streets. It is a story about friendship, loss, and the way in which we choose to deal with personal trauma.
Rico, a man living on the streets, seeks to find forgiveness from his past, and hope for his future.