When Marcel gets out of jail, his first order of business is to set things right with his estranged father, Albert, who is in failing health. His second goal is to reconnect with his old girlfriend, Julie, who now works in a strip club. As he tries to get his life back on track — and hopes to recover a pile of money his father secretly stashed — Marcel must contend with two crooked cops who are on his trail and also interested in the cash.
The hectic life of a seasoned journalist, who’s busy getting out the latest edition of The San Francisco Chronicle. The director follows the editor on his rambles through the city and offers a lively account of the din of the newspaper office – all the way from collecting information to going to press and distributing the newspaper. The historical images of San Francisco are something special: we see landmark buildings like the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Building, City Hall and the Pickwick Hotel.
Just days before her wedding, Beatrice-Joanna has a chance encounter with Alsemero, and realizes that she has met her one true love. To marry the man she loves, she persuades the love-struck henchman De Flores to murder her fiance, but does not anticipate the tragic consequences of her actions.
Mr. J.G. Reeder is called in by the Bank of England to investigate a gang of forgers. Reeder enlists the aid of a younger man, Capt. Johnnie Gray, to infiltrate the gang by going undercover in Dartmoor jail.
1918. Workers from Petrograd come to Altai region to establish the first agricultural commune. In spite of the hostility of the local White Army cossacks the workers build houses, cultivate land. The poor peasants are turning towards the commune. However, White Army cossacks take vengeance on the members of the commune.
A comedy-drama about a New York couple who decided to dump the hassle of the big city, pack up the kids and move to what they think is the easy life of suburbia.
Leo, an egocentric, sexist businessman, who thinks he’s God’s gift to women, gets a taste of his own medicine when he tries picking up the wrong woman: a murderous psycho who shoots him. Leo falls off a bridge and emerges from the river, inexplicity transformed into a beautful woman. Naming herself Cleo, she (he) begins to place herself in Leo’s life. While avoiding sexist office types and trying to find a way to turn herself back into a man, “Cleo” begins to develop her own personality that begins to take over Leo’s.
In this satire of Latin American revolutionaries, a dozen young French-Canadian men travel from the city to a secluded farmhouse in rural Quebec during the dead of winter. Under the command of an authoritarian leader, they train and prepare to change the world with their own revolution. While studying Canadian history and learning guerrilla warfare, a young woman fleeing her husband is discovered nearby by the crazed leader. The leader becomes enamored with the woman, who causes him to forget his purpose and give in to his individualistic needs.