The building of the great Canadian-Pacific Railroad that stretched from Montreal to Vancouver is chronicled in this realistic drama. Amidst the country’s wild grandeur, two gambling vagabonds find themselves in a railroad boomtown where they hope to win a lot of the workers’ money.
As she rises in the fashion world, a talented dress designer loses contact with her own humanity. She also forgets that you meet the same people on the way up as on the way down.
A pseudo-documentary in style with an emphasis on the daily work and routine of women police officers built around three different story lines.
A spy’s wife shows herself to be rather adept at espionage and persuasion, while her husband is away on a mission.
It’s the last summer of the Second World War in Yugoslavia, but so far nothing much of this has touched Andrea. He’s the lifeguard who has never had to save a life and as such is a well-liked figure of fun. Yet, as far as he is concerned, the river is good to him, giving, and not taking. However, the evils of war are not far away. Andrea agrees to take care of two refugees, the widow of a partisan and her son. Andrea and his friend Martin are uneasy… The water devil, who lives near Martin’s house in the faery waters, is becoming restive, and this means trouble. Andrea, however, is delighted when he saves his first drowning man. But just whose life has he saved?
When Sarah walks alone along the desolate beach one day she find an unconscious man, who has been brought to land by the waves. When he awakens he doesn’t remember anything. He has no name and no past. His dependence lies on Sarah. A role that makes her forget her loneliness and she decides to therefore lie about their situation… She says that they are situated on an island, where no one can reach them. From now, his life lies in her hands.
A strange carnival arrives one night in October. Two boys are the only ones in town who know the secret of Mr Black and Mr. Puma.
Tim visits his penfriend Piet van Helder in Holland. Piet has a kid sister named Aanike. Tim throws away a raw herring, which lands in the megaphone of a man, who is guiding British tourists in a channel boat. Confused he drops his walking stick into the water. The children later fishes it up and they discover that a valuable diamond bracelet was hidden inside. The guide actually belongs to a gang of diamond thieves.