The “Fickle Finger of Fate” is one of a pair of priceless religious art icons. This comedy centers around an American engineer who is just about ready to leave Madrid when it is discovered that his suitcase contains one of the missing fingers. The authorities suspect that his suitcase was switched. The engineer begins assisting in the search for the other finger. The prime suspects are five winners of a beauty contest. As he looks, he runs across a murder and a kidnapping.
The film is based on the true story of a senior member of the Polish Politburo and his wife who are both abruptly banished from the party. While they struggle to figure out why, having unusual encounters with people they do not know in the process, things start to take a darker turn when the wife is sent to a mental asylum and their 15-year-old daughter is kidnapped.
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.
A group of friends travel to a cabin in the Norwegian forest. It’s a rumor that at night a crazy man can be heard screaming at a lake nearby the cabin.
Artist Renato, a man with murderous intentions, meets Monica, a young university student who lives in a dismal house in the Lombardy suburbs. But all is not as it seems. Fractured memories, voices from the past…
Government undercover agents William Dennis and Joan Bradley are working to solve the disappearances of girls working as “taxi-dancers” from dance halls operated by Jack Miranda and his henchman Nifty. Dennis sets himself up as a theatrical booking agent, and shows his power by the opening and closing of Miranda’s Paradise Club at will.
Hoping to escape the complications of 15th-century Paris, young lawyer Richard Courtois takes a job as a public defender in a rural area. There he finds himself defending a pig accused of murdering a Jewish boy. Squaring off against a determined prosecutor and Catholic priest, Richard defends the animal, which is owned by a beautiful gypsy woman, Samira. The medieval justice system and local superstitions mingle as the case plays out.
A private detective is hired to find a missing man by his wife. Contradictory evidence and the lack of clues soon render the case as virtually unsolvable, as the detective grows more and more frustrated.