The story on a film set in a rough neighborhood of Miami. It is about a young black man from childhood to adulthood. He must attempt to find himself in the world with the challenge of the love, the friendship and the family.
Chiron's entire life is filled with so much pain and hardship that you can't help but feel an increasing sense of fear and tension that suddenly, things could go completely and tragically wrong. Imagine living with that fear every day of your life.