When their Father dies, a group of orphaned children decide to stay together no matter what–collecting and selling herbs to support themselves and keeping the fact of their father’s death a secret.
While traveling through the South after the ravages of the Civil War, a parentless young boy named George Mellish is told the spooky tale of an axe-murderer called “The Fool Killer.” When George befriends the odd Milo Bogardus, he begins to fear that the legends might not be mere fiction.
In postwar Japan a young woman is unable to marry her sweetheart because her family’s in difficult circumstances and needs her income to keep afloat.
After accidentally shooting dead her ex-lover during a fight, Marie enlists the help of a stranger, Gunther, and his friend, Fritz, to dispose of the body while becoming intimate with both men.
Marianne, a stage actress, has decided to give up her career in order to marry a wealthy nobleman, Marquis Antoine de Fontaines. As a wedding present Antoine gives his future wife a precious diamond necklace, which is coveted by a gang of crooks. Jean, one of them, is given the mission to approach Marianne and to steal the necklace from her. The only trouble is that when he meets her, she recognizes him as the man she once loved…
Captain Jeff Dakin is shot down over Germany on a bombing raid as he sees his brother, Danny serving on the same aircraft, shot dead as he parachutes out of the stricken aircraft. Imprisoned in a camp, Dakin conspires with Alexandra “Alec” Zorich, a beautiful Russian doctor, and Captain Paul Husnik, a Czech resistance leader, to mount an escape. They escape during an air raid and make their way towards safety, but the Czech is not who he seems.
For many years, filmmaker Michel Drach wanted to tell the story of his childhood during WWII and his family’s escape from the occupying Nazis. The film explores his bittersweet memories, inter-cutting between his quest to make the film and the past.
A young shepherd returns home after the Second World War having been held in a prisoner of war camp. He finds that the local landowner has stolen his sheep and his girlfriend. When he also assaults and murders his sister, the shepherd takes revenge.