Surrealist film based on a nightmare. Arsène, a lonely and restless young man suffering from persecution mania, tries to protect himself from thieves – and from himself – by setting traps in his home. Helplessly he assists in the robbery and looting of his house by a couple of kleptomaniac girls, whom he has deliberately taken to his house. Fascinated by them, during the night he becomes his own executioner and the plaything of destructive childhood fantasies. Thus the prediction of the traps seller who had diagnosed his “fear of being robbed” is fulfilled.
Three different episodes with the common nexus of expressing how a situation that seems normal ends up in an outbreak of violence: a father, actor of renown and owner of a luxurious mansion, who fears losing his daughter to an American officer; an adulterous husband, owner of an extensive estate where he breeds fighting bulls, who feels cheated to find that his wife has also been unfaithful to him; a young American traveler across Spanish lands who decides that his trip and that of his companions should not continue.
A paralyzed old man has thought of the perfect blow to steal a stash of diamonds, but to carry it out he needs five partners. After succeeding in the hit the five kill the old man to avoid dividing the loot with him, which unleashes a series of revenges.
Police Sergeant Tom Valens kills a man who pulls a gun on him during a stakeout. But the dead suspect is a respected doctor with no criminal record and the man’s gun cannot be found, and the Sergeant is charged with manslaughter. The Sergeant works to clear his name and determine where the gun went and why the doctor was there at all.
A seductive and ruthless spy in the service of Germany steals state secrets -including the formula for poison gas- from England and France during World War I. British intelligence, in turn, tries to hunt her down.
In a Corleone village during the 1950s, two young children Michael and Vito come to maturity and their lives take different destinies: Michael fights for the demands of the peasants and Vito, tired of poverty, joins an organization criminal who fights against the ideals of Michael. Vito’s first commission is to end the peasant movement, even if it means killing his own friend.
Sonya is the inheritor to the riches of a Czech noble family – the Hajns. Petr, a social climber marries her, ignoring the shady goings-on, especially an insane uncle who prowls the mansion thinking he is invisible, a peccadilo the family seems to bear with and entertain. The mad uncle stalking every corner of the house, popping out of cupboards and curtains slowly takes its toll on the young bride.
An off-campus get together goes horribly wrong for college freshman Katrina when Will, a sociopath senior, drugs her then joins his boys in brutally attacking her. What follows is a riveting thriller of betrayal, survival, and justice as Katrina wages the battle of her life.