Novelist Philippe is a French novelist recently relocated to Ireland, where makes friends with Jerry an American expatriate who left his home after the death of his girlfriend. Philippe and Jerry become chummy with Taubelman, who is looking after Anne, a beautiful young woman who cannot speak. Jerry becomes infatuated with Anne, while Philippe tries to win the heart of Sharon, Jerry’s sister.
A wealthy butcher, fond of liquor and women is about to marry a much younger woman. The woman’s father has locked himself in the attic and refuses to come to the wedding.
The life of the famed Mexican bullfighter Luis Procuna, from his boyhood through his training and the triumphs that followed as Procuna rose to the peak of his profession.
The Soviet General Vlasov remains one of the most intriguing, yet least known figures of World War II. In 1942, the German war machine had come to a halt near the Russian city of Leningrad. The Russian Second Assault Army, led by General Vlasov, fights itself to death in an effort to break the German siege. Their general is captured and later defects to the Germans. In ANGELS OF DEATH we experience the fate of General Vlasov’s army as we hear the personal accounts of those who died in the massacre through their poems, letters and photographs.
Guido Santrori, a bank employee, becomes a widower when his wife dies after having a car accident in which she was accompanied by a wealthy industrialist. To rest, he decides to take a vacation in a seaside resort in Mar de Plata. There he will meet Elena Ezzquellia, daughter of a rich family with aristocratic pretensions, with whom she will initiate a relationship that will unleash the wrath of her family.
A criminal organization hires some ninjas to steal the formula for a new drug, described as cheaper and more powerful than cocaine. As it turns out, the industrialist who financed the research has taken elaborate steps to make sure that the new substance won’t fall into the wrong hands, and the ninjas find they have only succeeded in stealing half the formula. To please their disgruntled employers, the evil ninjas try to blackmail the industrialist into handing over the remaining half and it’s up to the Mexican Ninja and his pals to stop him.
In desperation brought on by near-starvation, Helge Roos kills his master’s ox and feeds it to his wife and baby daughter. No-one suspects anything until the meat is finished and Helge tries to sell the hide at a local market. He is spotted by the local vicar and, wracked with guilt, confesses. The vicar assures him that if he gives himself up, he’ll be treated leniently, but Helge’s sentence is far harsher than anyone predicted…
Marshal Antonio Carotenuto is sent to Sagliena, an imaginary little village in the center of Italy in the ’50s, to assume his new mandate. In the village he knows Maria (Frisky) AKA ‘la Bersagliera’, secretly in love with a policeman (Carabiniere) reporting to Antonio. But also Paoletta, the priest’s nephew, loves him. Things become more complicated when Annarella, the midwife, starts demonstrating her love to Antonio. She is hiding a secret and the Marshal soon will be in a restless situation.