A Yorkshire mill owner retires and leaves control to his nephew, who promptly gets married.
Sheffield, England: someone in the steelworks is selling details of a new alloy to a foreign agent. The children lead to his capture with the help of a prize pigeon.
In this tribute to James Joyce, Fionnula Flanagan gives a tour-de-force performance as a half-dozen or so women in Joyce’s real and fictional worlds. When she portrays his wife Nora remembering their time together, Flanagan captures the era and the author in lyrical detail. As Sylvia Beach, the woman who first published Ulysses, new dimensions concerning the importance of Nora in Joyce’s literary visions of women emerge, and when Flanagan interprets Joyce characters like Molly Bloom or a washerwoman from Finnegan’s Wake, the beauty of Joyce’s language shines through the melodious words.
The son of a wealthy and powerful sultan is carrying on an affair with the wife of an infamous criminal. The father determines to end the affair, erase the shame of his son and bring the criminal to justice.
The story revolves around Tom, who meets Sarah in the cafe in which she works. She is quickly swept up in Tom’s lifestyle, where she finds escape from her traumatic family life. The film follows her path into the world of clubbing and ecstasy, her personal relationship with Tom, and her growing family pressures.
During the 16th century the Cossacks and their Ukraine homeland is ruled by Poland. This is the story of the leader of the Cossacks and how his son was sent to study under the Poles to learn how to defeat them in battle. However, the son falls in love with the daughter of a Polish nobleman.
A man murders his overbearing grandmother for her money, then frames his mild-mannered younger brother for the crime.
The story is about Roger Cunningham and his unpleasant British wife Valerie Cunningham they have been married for ten years, and Edwin and Philipa for seven. During that time they spent every social hour together, But each is living a Double life. When camping one weekend, the four get stranded. Arguments arise, and secrets begin coming out: accusations of affairs, marriages of convenience, and homosexuality (all are shown in flashbacks).