In 1949, the Communists take over mainland. The refugees and the military arrive in the Keelung Harbor in Taiwan. While the father holds secret meetings with other generals in attempt to recover the lost land, the kids still play games with their grandma who still enjoys the harmony and peace in hardship. Gradually, it seems that there was no hope to fight back the fatherland. The general turned father has to run a small business to support the family. He encounters a series of struggles. And finally his kids grow up.
Ayako is charged with murdering her much older academic husband while climbing a mountain. Ayako was having an affair, apparently with her husband’s approval, and this complicates the trial.
In this film, an Italian girl enjoys a brief wartime romance with an American paratrooper — but she is already the property of a suave millionaire. She forsakes her wanton kept-woman status for her new lover, only to lose her newfound love to enemy bullets.
High-rise window cleaner Katsuo sees an office lady in an awkward situation. He is smitten and pursues her hotly. They are both running away from a hopeless life in their villages. They fall in love, but she gets raped. Tragedy ensues.
A small-time criminal and bar master comes across a girl handcuffed to a telephone pole. He takes her home and helps her get back on her feet before dropping her off in the city. He is later surprised to find her inside his home when he returns one night. At the same time, a dictionary company employee is trying to launder 1.5 billion yen that he stole from a company president, which is unusable due to the serial numbers being recorded. The three characters are brought together by coincidence, and begin an enterprise to turn the 1.5 billion into money they can use.
Lieutenant Mario Ludovici, an army officer, gets himself transferred to a Libyan post when his romance with society girl Cristiana goes on the rocks. Ludovici is looked upon as a weakling by Captain Santelia, the hard-boiled commander of the troops, but after a bitter campaign against a rebel tribe Ludovici proves his true worth and returns as commander when Santelia is mortally wounded. Cristiana arrives and tries to entice him to return to Rome, but he decides to stay in Africa with the army.
In this Japanese drama, a young woman begins murdering all those responsible for her ailing father’s condition. First she torches her parents’ villa, and then slaughters all her lascivious mother’s lovers. Because the girl is so outwardly sweet and innocent, the detective looking into the deaths does not suspect her. Unbeknownst to him, the girl plans on turning herself in, but not before she kills one more person–her real father.
Big game hunter Harold Ryan returns home to America, after having been presumed dead for several years. He finds that his wife Penelope has developed relationships with men very much unlike himself, including a vacuum salesman and a doctor.