We are at all times making decisions that define who we are and what we face in our day to day. Elder manages the hotel inherited from his father throughout his life. In his hands the hotel went from a luxury resort to a hotel on the verge of bankruptcy. He is the portrait of a people whose life was easy but at the height of his fifties he faces the consequences of a life of excess with an erratic and cyclical addiction to alcohol and cocaine. Unsuccessful in his professional life, this failure is repeated in his social life with a marriage in ruins and with no prospect of improvement. At the limit of his emotional balance, Elder puts everything at risk when facing his demons and the consequences of their decisions. A story that finds its peer in every family nucleus of the Brazilian middle class.