An occasional break from the have-to-dos in daily life may lead us to deliberate
over larger issues like, say, the welfare of the underprivileged. We fail to
realize that as man is getting closer to the moon, he is moving farther away
from his fellow men. An insight into the lives of the meniños da rua (children
of the streets) points an accusing finger at our apathy to such glaring social
problems. And this movie appears like it was originally conceived with the idea
of projecting the situation in Brazil where child prostitution and mass infant
massacres are ....