Paixão is a journey to the true depths of desire and of human interaction. João Lucas is an author that spends a bohemian night on the town and meets a singer named Maria. He accompanies her home, but when he awakens the next morning, he is surprised and angered to find that he is locked inside the room. They become lovers. They have enclosed themselves inside. There is nothing left for these lovers. Life goes on. And the building is demolished in a great cloud of dust and rubble.