An old man has settled in Kenya, in a remote cabin, with his adult granddaughter and several of her “animal friends”. They live an idyllic life amongst the wildlife, unseen by all except a tribe of nomads, with whom they trade. But when a plane crashes in the nearby forest and its lone passenger is left an amnesiac, he stumbles into their lives and sets in motion a chain of unexpected events.
Maj. Robert Lawson, a lawyer working in Germany as part of the American Army’s tribunal for prosecuting Nazi war criminals, successfully convicts Gen. Otto Stigman of war crimes. Defense witness Themis DeLisle, whose French Resistance father’s life was saved by Stigman, insists the German officer is innocent. Despite pressure from his superiors, Lawson decides to reopen his investigation, uncovering evidence that may clear Stiegman.
A struggling composer marries an unwed mother out of compassion for her, but he is unfaithful to her with his brother’s wife, the woman he actually loves.
Alfie Byrne is a middle-aged bus conductor in Dublin in 1963. He would appear to live a life of quiet desperation: he’s gay, but firmly closeted, and his sister is always trying to find him “the right girl”. His passion is Oscar Wilde, his hobby is putting on amateur theatre productions in the local church hall. We follow him as he struggles with temptation, friendship, disapproval, and the conservative yet oddly lyrical world of Ireland in the early 1960s.
When successful writer George Dunlap and his wife, Faith, discover that their marriage has lost its thrill and appeal, the two split up in search of more fulfilling relationships. As the couple tries to cope with their failing marriage and their new relationships, they must attempt to deal with their four confused young children.
An alcoholic night watchman in a Dublin hotel redeems himself with the help of a new assistant.
After witnessing the killing of a professor in concentration camp “Dachau” German student Paul emigrates to the USA. Here an American fellow student endangers Paul’s new American existence and his family’s which stayed in Germany.
A troubled young girl vents her frustrations upon her poor butler in this sentimental drama. The teen is angry because her parents ignore her. Fortunately a kindly teacher is there to help her learn more productive ways of coping.