Brazil in 1970 was run as a banana republic, ruled over by a despotic leader with no thoughts except for his own luxury, the happiness of the wealthy and powerful and the entertainment of the occasional shipload of American sailors.
The poor starve, except for those lucky few who are chosen to work at the high-class Crazy Nut brothel. One young man, a highly skilled gigolo, is given the honour of the Golden Key – which means freedom, wealth and power.
But instead of joining the elite, he seduces the president and tries to persuade him to bring equality to the country. But will the president find a heart before the threads of society snap and rebellion swamps them all?