Karlon lives in Pedreira dos Húngaros in the outskirts of Lisbon. He, a pioneer of Cape Verdean creole rap, runs away from the housing project to which he had been relocated. Nights of vigil are spent under a sweltering tropical heat. Among the sugarcanes, a whisper is heard.
A 70-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman share a candid and twisted relationship with a deadline. Over the course of three years, filmmaker Cristina Haneș comes and goes from Augusto’s life. Assuming new identities, António and Catarina, they talk about youth, death, love and desire, negotiating the terms of their relationship, trapped in a small room in Augusto’s apartment.
Back to the story of “Princess X”, a futuristic golden phallus sculpted by Brancusi which is, in fact, a bust of Marie Bonaparte, Napoleon’s great grand niece.