Bill Thigpen, writer producer of the No.1 daytime TV drama was so busy watching his career soar that he never noticed his marriage collapse. Now, nine years later, living alone in Hollywood, even without his wife and kids, his life and success are still reasonably sweet.
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Dedee is a prostitute, working in Monsieur Rene’s night club on Antwerp’s harbour. The porter is Marco, her pimp. Dedee is not happy, until she meets Francesco, an italian sailorman. They fall in love and Dedee begins to dream about an escape of her daily dullness.
Right after she moves in with him, Frederico’s new girlfriend Francesca sends him back to her former boyfriend’s apartment to fetch her something she forgot – but he’s surprised to find him lying there – dead. Assuming that Francesca killed him and sent him for cleaning up, he cuts him up in pieces, puts him in a suitcase and tries to get rid of it… but he has a hard time finding a suitably quiet place.
Susana Campos plays the title role in Rosaura a las Diez. Actually, when the film begins, Rosaura is pretty much a figment of the imagination of mild-mannered Camilo. Using an old photograph, Camilo invents a sexy girlfriend so as to arouse the interest of his true love, his landlady’s daughter. And then one day, Rosaura shows up in the flesh, and Camilo is forced to marry her.
In this wartime drama, a French POW during WW I is held captive at a German prison camp. At the same time, an aristocrat sits in a nearby castle proudly daydreaming about seeing his four German sons marching victoriously into Paris. One of those sons is engaged to a pretty woman who is really in love with the POW.
Two segments. The first one arranges six stories from Cesare Pavese’s “Dialoghi con Leucò”, taken from classical mythology. The second segment is taken from Pavese’s novel “La luna e i falò”: after WWII the emigrant ‘The Bastard’ comes back to his village in the Langhe (northern Italy) to find that everyone he knew has died and the war has deeply changed relationships between people.
October 1918. On returning to civilian life, young Doctor Giorgio Volli goes searching for the group of children he cared for before the war. His quest quickly becomes a game of hide-and-seek with death played in an old orphanage against a backdrop of baying wolf packs roaring the surrounding marshes. A child’s nightmare in which love, like Catherine, a fragile young girl, can be embraced only by embracing madness.
In anticipation of Airport 34 years later, womanizing pilot Jack Gordon is called upon to safely guide his plane through a blinding blizzard. His task is complicated by a trio of crooks who are escaping from the law after pulling a jewel heist, and by a shady nobleman who offers Gordon a large amount of money if he will land the plane before San Francisco. In the climax, one of the passengers hijacks the plane, only to be foiled by — of all people — an obnoxious brat of a youngster.