A self-absorbed Black American fashion model on a photo shoot in Africa is spiritually transported back to a plantation in the West Indies where she experiences first-hand the physical and psychic horrors of chattel slavery, and eventually the redemptive power of community and rebellion as she becomes a member of a freedom-seeking Maroon colony.
Based on a venerable Legend of the Sea, the story concerns a pliable prostitute named Bella who is all things to all men. No matter what sort of woman her client wants, she will become that woman — at least for the night. When a middle-aged man named Jean insists that Bella is his long-lost sweetheart, she plays along, hoping to escape her sordid lifestyle. The emotional tragedy that follows is meant to explain how Bella became “Maya,” the living embodiment of Lost Souls.
A woman seeks revenge for the death of her father and plans a murder in which the alibi is her own rape. Based on the short story “Emma Zunz” by Jorge Luis Borges.
Nana, the heroine of this movie, has only one chance at real love, with the good-looking ladies’ man Juan Carlos. In this film, based on Manuel Puig’s novel Heartbreak Tango, Nana is too shy to go to bed with him and reveal that she is not a virgin. When he discovers that he has tuberculosis, he is forced to leave town for an extended rest-cure, and when he returns, she has since married a wealthy man who takes her with him to glamorous Buenos Aires. Years after Juan Carlos’ death, she journeys with her children to the town where he died. In her old age, though, she has virtually forgotten their love.
A mysterious murder of a young pop singer that involves several people remains unsolved for a long time even to an experienced investigator. It takes him some time to discover the world of musicians, producers, fashion models and gamblers and finally identifies the murderer, a person nobody suspected.
Luca is a man who runs a mill and he is married to Carmela, a beautiful wife, set in Naples in 1860. But his wife’s beauty catches the eye of Don Teofilo the Governor, who sets about to have Carmela. He has Luca arrested on trumped up charges, and then tries seduce Carmella. She resists, so he tells her he can free Luca, but there are strings attached.
After spending three nightmarish years in a concentration camp, Petros Kazakos, a WWII survivor, returns to his hometown to avenge his betrayal. As the murderer flees the police seeking refuge in the rugged and desolate mountains, he will cross paths with two other fugitives, the hardened revolutionary and escape convict, Kosmas, and the young farmer with the haunting past, Argiris. Their only hope for survival and a fresh start is to cross over the vast sea where freedom lies; however, the lack of money will soon force the unlikely band to stain their hands with blood. Now, only death can purge their souls, but is all hope lost?
Madame Berthe, a newly widowed 70-year-old miser, has lived a sheltered life married to her husband for some sixty years. She determines to venture into the modern world and have as much fun as possible, and in doing so finds that she loves it. She blows her life savings, much to the disapproval of the young people around her.