The Earth in 2154 will be divided into the privledged and not. To escape the bad air and decling safety of the Earth a new have exist beyound the Earth; Elysium. Those wealthy enough to travel there and get citizen ship will be entitled to good air, beauty, life's finer things and absolute perfect health! Those left on Earth will be reduced to facing all the opposites of the later. Matt Damon must kept a childhood promise and be challenged with all the struggles of Eath's impoverished life!