Tula, a thirty one year old unmarried woman, whose sister has just died, decides to bring her brother in law, a bank employee and his two children into her home. As she takes over the management of their lives, she gradually usurps the privileges of her brother in law, and his children. She acts as a wife mother figure, but does not accept the sexual commitments or maternal responsibilities of her new role.
Month: October 2018
Patman is a sly, slightly deranged Irish orderly on a hospital psychiatric ward. He is a favourite with the patients but his rebellious streak creates friction between him and the hospital staff. But it becomes apparent that Patman himself is suffering from delusions and paranoia.
Count Ubaldo desires to make an unfavorable alliance with the Spanish armies. When Riccardo refuses to go along with the plans, he is ambushed in the forest and left for dead. However, he returns with a vengeance, organizes a band of marauders, and begins to pick away at Ubaldo’s forces. But Ubaldo kidnaps Laura, and Riccardo must storm the castle to free her.
Pierre, a middle-aged tourist guide, is the victim of a sudden failure: he does not recognize anything about him any longer. He goes back home and in his apartment he finds a mysterious young man who tells him he is here to avenge a young woman who has taken her own life. What share of responsibility does Pierre hold in this situation?
Bill Rourk, an ex-Coast Guard crew chief, is tricked into volunteering for the Coact Guard Officer’s Training School, following the Japanese sneak-attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Rourk’s preference would be to keep the higher-paying and more-secure job in a civilian shipyard. Coadt Guard Commander McFarland first meets Rourk at the shipyard and, later, is his superior officer at the officer’s-training-school. Rourk fails to get his Ensign’s commission, and then finds he has been assigned to McFarland’s command at sea. Matters are not helped any by both men being rivals for Louise Ryan, the admiral’s daughter.
Cornelia and Emily, at college in the early 1920s, have triangle trouble with their beaus. Their affairs become entangled with those of a chance-met, kindly bootlegger. Much of the humor derives from pre-Roaring Twenties naivity.
A stranger named Constant, disrupts life of Flora who is seemingly happy with her husband, Lucien. She suddenly experiences a passionate love, taking refuge with her lover in a cave they call “home under the sea.”
Francois is a French rebel-without-a-cause. He rides around on his motorbike in a leather jacket, goes to beatnik clubs and has casual relationships with girls like Stephanie. He spurns his wealthy lawyer father, who catches him stealing his money and burning some important legal documents. Determined to teach him a lesson, Francois’ father has him locked up in a mental institution under the supervision of the hard-line Dr. Varmont. Inside, Francois makes friends with another patient named Heurtevent, who, like him, dreams of escape. Together, they make a break for freedom…