Albrecht, Octavia & Äls form a triangle from families of idle intellectuals, prone to Neitsche. Nature loving Äls is gravely ill. Further tragedy looms as Albrecht contracts typhoid bringing Äls’ foster child out of an infected area.
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Two common working-class people, Robert and Jenny, meet one day in a bar. After Robert defends Jenny against her date, a district attorney’s chauffeur, who is trying to get her drunk, they begin a relationship. She soon discovers that she will be tried in court for an abortion she needed a few years previously. Her parents disown her and she loses her job as a saleswoman. Robert stays with her, admitting his own responsibility for killing someone when he was 17 years old. Distraught at the thought of going to prison, Jenny convinces Robert to commit suicide with her. Just as she is planning the suicide, her lawyer comes and announces that the case has been dropped.
A highly respected surgeon and University Professor becomes infatuated with a pretty young acrobat he meets accidentally in the park one evening. He quits his practice, dumping all his patients and dedicates his life to offering her a new home, money and his passionate love, also trying to sponsor her stage career in any possible way. She takes all he gives but it’s never enough for her and she doesn’t really have to give back much because the old man is head over heels in love with her.
Ex-teen idol Desmond and his comical manager get mixed up with a jaded night club owner who wants to sign Desmond as the opening act on a swingin’ Acapulco bound disco plane. No “Top 40” hits to be found, this film contains completely original songs and music. Featuring a cameo by Adolfo “Shabba-Doo” Quinones of Breakin’ fame!
After a woman is found butchered in her New York apartment, suspicion falls on her estranged husband, an ad executive who has suddenly left town on a cross-country road trip. He takes along a beautiful girl he met in a bar and a drifter he picked up along the way. A cop sets out after the husband, but he’s more interested in shaking him down than bringing him back.
When British Intelligence, following a series of experiments designed to increase alertness of long-distance lorry drivers through use of tonal repetition, discovers chordation that completely erases all memory, it is obvious that such a cleansed mind may be programmed to perform any type of action. Erstwhile agent Peter Clarke inactive for years, is chosen as courier to transport an audio tape of the tones to his native Australia.
Everyday the children of the neighborhood known as “Tire Dié”, in the city of Santa Fe, wait for the train to ask for money, shouting “Tire dié!” (toss me a dime!) to the passengers. Considered the first survey-on-film in Latin America.
Back from a job in Greece, journalist Aleksandr Zhuravlyov is greeted by family and friends with a party. It’s a nice homecoming until he receives an anonymous note claiming his wife has been sleeping with a Soviet bigwig. Furious and confused, Alex arranges to discuss the situation with his trusted friend Anatoli Stepanovich, who works at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. But, before they can meet, the plant explodes.