A situational dialogue of actresses in a studio. Reading the last speech of Milada Horáková in front of the court, they try to understand her as a woman and a mother. A controversial etude resisting the rigid image of the Czech politician, a victim of Communist terror.
The Orchid Gardener is an experimental film with a mysterious and symbolic plot directed by Lars von Trier. The film is interesting in the way the individual scenes are connected and expressed. It could be viewed as a style similar to that of Luis Buñuel.
Despite her mother’s outright refusal to be filmed, Phoebe Hart decides she must push on with her quest to resolve her life story and connect with other intersex people on camera. With the help of her sister Bonnie and husband James, she hits the open road and reflects on her youth.
When Shrovetide, Lithuanians wear masks of devils, gypsies and Jews, yelling: “Winter winter, leave the yard!”. The ritual is an old way for driving out darkness, cold and the devil. And the way to get rid of a Jew, perhaps? Or several hundred thousand of Jews?
Young So Fung meets Siu Tung thanks to a wallet theft. Siu Tung is upset at his brothel owner mother and leaves his family. He is quiet and though he has fallen for So Fung he dared not say anything; So Fung however is in love with a student movement activist Yau Ming Foon.