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Zapa is a locksmith in a quiet little town lost somewhere in Buenos Aires' province. His boss sends him on a job that consists of opening a safe at an office. He is imprisoned for being responsible of robbing the place. His uncle, a retired policeman, bails him out and sends him to Buenos Aires. Zapa becomes an aspiring officer in the Police and starts to see his life turn into a strange fiction.
Two boys growing up in an urban ghetto are sick of seeing and hearing about luxurious and expensive holidays that they have no chance of ever going on. For once they want to be heading off into the glamorous sun, and so they decide to do something about it, hatching a plan to stowaway to an exotic island.
In this Catholic stronghold, which is also capital of the ruggedly mountainous Swiss canton of Valais, a group of six women and a man, led by Marianne Bruchez, dared to organise the first gay parade ever held in this small provincial town.
Two men, Benigno and Marco, meet at a private clinic. Lydia, Marco's girlfriend and a bullfighter by profession, has been gored and is in a coma. It so happens that Benigno is looking after another woman in a coma, Alicia, a young ballet student. The lives of the four characters will flow in all directions, past, present and future, dragging all of them towards an unsuspected destiny.
Berlin 1985. Epstein, a Jewish scrap iron merchant and his friend Adam Rose, somewhat reluctantly agree to accompany their cook's small daughter to a Christmas mass. The two old men are shocked to discover that the priest is none other than the SS officer who tortured them in the concentration camp.
Victor lives with his sister, brother and grandmother in a Dominican area in New York. One day, he meets Judy and a real friendship begins. The grandmother feared sexual awakening of Victor and to protect her family she tries to leave the house. The young man then leads a real struggle to make her understand that he is growing up.
Magdalena and Maria are twins. They were separated at birth. Maria grows in a boarding school for young girls, runs away and ends up being a singer in bars of Marseille. Magdalena was adopted. She works in an art gallery in Paris. She is passionnate about the crime pages. What is left of their mother is only one thing: a postcard.
Lew Millar, private detective of the west US coast, goes to Biarritz in order to ensure the protection of Nick Nemo, an old american billionaire settled in Biarritz for twenty years and threatened with death. Millar is not a bodyguard anymore. But he has a good reason for accepting this contract...
Julie, a young woman who lacks self-confidence lives in a world of her own, absorbed by an idealised memory of her husband, killed in an accident. Alex, a young writer, is attempting in vain to repeat the success of his first book. As nothing seems to work anymore he sees no other way out than suicide. About to shoot himself near an isolated cliff, Alex is disturbed by Julie's cries for help.
A "normal" guy who is married to a hot actress gets worried that she is involved with her costar. This worry turns into jealousy and causes problems in their relationship. This is a story about trust and a comedy about the actions between men and women.
After the death of her husband, Lilia's life revolves solely around her teenage daughter, Salma. She thinks Salma lives a "dangerous relationship" with a musician in the cabaret "Red Satin". A subversive and unsettling first long feature film.
Marie is pretty. Paul loves her but badly. Marie is fed up. She'd like to leave her work at the plant. She'd like to go far away from here... A sensitive rendering of some characters in a small seaside town bordered by an enormous pebble beach.