Carlos has lived for years remote from the site near the sea where he and his family grew by an aversion to the figure of his father. When he dies, Carlos returns to face his disappearance in a way to reconnect with a part of his past that seems lost.
After the end of Guatemala's military dictatorship, relatives of the Maya killed during the genocide in the 1980s search for the bodies of their missing relatives, and fight to bring the perpetrators to justice.
Bruno, a young prostitute on the streets of Mexico city, spends his free time yearning for his straight friend Umberto. When Umberto rejects him, Bruno reacts with his own violent and misguided actions...
A radio correspondent tries to rescue a burlesque queen from her marriage to a Nazi official.
A poor Filipino woman (Assunta de Rossi) tries to take care of her mentally handicapped sister amid the poverty and violence of the shantytown in which they live.
Over the summer of 1942 on Nantucket Island, three friends -- Hermie, Oscy and Benjie -- are more concerned with getting laid than anything else. Hermie falls in love with the married Dorothy, whose husband is an army pilot recently sent to the battlefront of World War II.