On the eve of the vote for an agrarian anti-reform law, the main proponent of the homeless, Father Stephen Louis, portrayed by Patrick Bauchau, plunges into a mysterious and inexplicable silence. An American journalist, Michael Coleman, tries everything to secure an interview with the silent Father. Obsessed, after copious failed attempts to interview the priest, Coleman engages in an act of corruption and commits the gravest of journalistic crimes. The result of this unexpected decision will forever change the country and the fate of these two men. Much more than a thriller, Jenipapo is an intense and engaging moral drama, reflecting on the limits of ethics and human passion.