In Rome’s storied marketplace, Campo de’ fiore, vegetable peddler Elide argues constantly with fishmonger Peppino , refusing to admit her deep, hidden affection for him. Elide’s reticence is put to the test, however, when Peppino finds himself smitten by the beautiful young Elsa.
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Young Simone is involved in a near fatal car crash, and as she questions her mortality, she also decides to have a baby. Her candidate for a father is her best friend Phillipe who happens to be seeing someone. He agrees, as long as they conceive in Salt Lake City, in the desert. The trip teaches many lessons about love, solitude, and self-discovery.
A group of cowboys ending their cattle drive in Abilene find that cattle prices are being kept artificially low, driving down the price they’ll get for their beef. They set out to change the situation.
Beauty Parlor is an uncompromising look at the lives of two beauticians, Sally and Joan as they struggle to survive in the big city. Unable to make rent with their meager salaries, both girls fall into becoming escorts for rich older men. A life of ill repute quickly leads to Joan taking the fall in an extortion scam. Sally is forced to marry one of her repulsive clients so she can bail out her friend, but selling her soul may be too steep a price to pay.
A workman is accidentally sent into outer space, where he meets an alien that can make himself invisible. They return to Earth in the year 2447. Complications ensue.
Peace in the Fields takes place around 1925. Stanne a wealthy Flemish farmer, is alleged to have murdered his fiancée 20 years before. Although the case against him was dismissed fierce resentment still burns between his family and that of Johanna, the victim’s mother. And then the farmer’s son falls in love with the girl’s younger sister. Johanna forbids their marriage and her old enemy starts to feel again the pangs of conscience, the need to confess the crime.
Queen of Sheba goes on a secret business trip to meet king Solomon. In the land of Israel, Solomon is trying to figure out a way to become the world’s supplier of frankincense. He sends an envoy to the tiny country of Sheba to announce his intentions. The Queen of Sheba, Nikaule, is outraged by Solomon’s greedy plan.
Jungle Jim is asked to find a young woman who supposedly lives in the jungle with her pet tiger. It’s believed that she may be the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Martindale, explorers who long ago who were looking for the lagoon of the dead, a place where legend has it witch doctors held human sacrifices. Some of the locals, particularly the witch doctor Hakim, believe she is a she-devil who is out to cause them harm. As well Barton, an gold-hunting explorer, is also looking for the girl and lagoon which he believes contains a treasure of gold. Jungle Jim will have to fight several jungle animals along the way before he rescues the girl from Hakim.