In this biopic set in 16th-century Spain, the famed Italian painter El Greco journeys to Toledo, Spain to paint an altarpiece. Trouble ensues when he falls in love with a beautiful local girl. It is she who warns him that the Inquisition is gathering evidence against him.
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A down on his luck gambler ends up in jail in a small Texan town where he meets and falls in love with Emily. They make plans to go to San Francisco but may not get the opportunity.
Alec Fenton, an Americanized-European commodities trader is living happily in Athens with Marjorie, his wife, an American of Greek origin who works at the American Embassy. Alec believes in signs and premonitions, which leads him to a torrid affair with Katherine, his beautiful co-worker. His obsessive pursuit of portents results in the slow, torturous unraveling of his seemingly orderly world.
The Swedish 19th century engineer S. A. Andrée sets out to become the first man on the north pole. His idea is to launch a polar expedition using a hydrogen balloon, together with two friends. The balloon, “The Eagle”, takes off from Svalbard in 1897, but the three men are not heard of again.
A father loses his job, which puts his family in a crisis situation. So the son goes out to find work as a delivery boy and the daughter eventually lapses into prostitution. Trouble brews when the son confronts a local gang leader whom he believes has misused his sister, and the mother similarly tracks down a bully for more or less the same reason.
A young journalist stumbles across something much more sinister than a simple suicide in the death of a politician – the death seems to be an assassination contrived by an American multinational company intent on taking over several French industries. The journalist’s objective is to garner enough evidence to expose the American corporation for what it really is, before French companies start disappearing – and before any more corpses accumulate, including his own.
The year is 2053, where North America is a land of poverty and desperation. A cargo van of strangers all paying their way to Neon City traverses the dangerous landscape polluted beyond repair, where toxic “Xander clouds” threaten to mutilate all who breathe it in. Despite their standoffish distrust of each other, the passengers have to band together – but one of them is not who he claims to be.
A domineering, reclusive and ostentatiously pious widow in a small Spanish town keeps such close watch on her daughters that they are unable to have normal social lives. However, the eldest is allowed to become engaged to an unprincipled young man, primarily for the financial advantages it will bring the mother, Bernarda. Jealousy and envy ensues among the other daughters.