The film consists of a series of tightly interlinked vignettes, the most sustained of which details the story of a man and a woman who are passionately in love. Their attempts to consummate their passion are constantly thwarted, by their families, by the Church and bourgeois society in general.
Beck and his team are not afraid to go beyond simple homicide cases and reach across borders. They find themselves at odds with the Intelligence service, as they discover seedy underworld transactions and links.
The day she turns 40, Marguerite Flora, a successful rep for a nuclear power company, begins receiving letters she'd sent to herself at age seven. The letters tell her what to do if her life hasn't turned out the way she thought it should, when she was living in poverty with her mother and brother in a small village in southern France. She decides to go back to her birthplace to get the lawyer to stop the letters, but also to visit her childhood sweetheart and her long-forgotten brother, in order to find peace within herself.
Holland is threatened from all sides by water. The film tells about the creation of Holland millions of years ago, the history and methods of land reclamation in the last five centuries. The film sets the everlasting struggle of its inhabitants against the sea in a clear perspective, combining prints, animation and traditional photography.
Jean-Marc is a man without qualities living in times that are out of joint. His wife and children ignore him; he's a mid-level government functionary in Montreal doing his job without care. He has an active imagination of sexual conquest, but his only real feelings come when he visits his aged mother, whose health is failing. When his wife leaves abruptly to work in Toronto, Jean-Marc sets out to reorder things with his daughters, his social life, and at work. In a world that at best is a farce, does he stand a chance?
Rahul Roy returns to his city of joy Kolkata after 6 long years from USA. He has turned out to be one of the well known flirtatious guys.Gunja is his childhood friend who has always saved him from all his mischievousness. Gunja being a simple middle class innocent girl always helps him out of her love for him which she fails to express.In such a situation Rahul falls in a very difficult yet funny situation and is unable to come out of it. Gunja too denies to help him this time.
Thirteen German directors present short films exploring the state of their country.
4 directors decided to investigate why Jörg Haider's far right "Freedom Party" won the election in Austria in 1999.
The young heroines are the "Petits Rats de l'Opéra" =pupil of the opera of Paris ballet class .One of them,Delphine,wants to be a ballerina.It's her wildest dream.But alas,in the wake of a night on the roof of the opera -a forbidden place- ,she is fired -and however she was not alone on that roof,her friends were with her!Delphine is desperate and she hides the terrible truth from her mother .What will become of her?
Antoine and Marie decided to introduce their parents before the wedding. Summer vacation looks like a good time, so the Lartigue family prepares to host Malhouin family. But it turns out that the harsh Emil Malhouin is not too happy to get acquainted with his future relatives...
Gaspard Dassonville may be 63 but he stubbornly refuses to show his age. A well-known television producer, he amuses himself with women who are half his age, and life has never felt so good. Then, one day, his age catches up with him with a vengeance, when he is forced to take care of his elderly father Hubert. An indomitable oldster, Hubert soon manages to unsettle his son’s illusory youth, but things take an unexpected turn when a care assistant with a colorful imagination comes between them...