This is a ribald though talkative look at the life and loves, mainly loves, of Henri IV, France’s lecherous, 17th-century king. Henri (Francis Claude) has the misfortune of being married to a sharp-tongued woman but the good fortune of being king.
After 2 decades in prison, Widmer, a former German RAF-terrorist, is released. He meets Valerie, his next door neighbor. The young woman tries to get her life back on track after she lost custody of her little son. She shows some interest in Widmer, the two of them seem to have something in common.
Joseph and Brenda (James Fox and Brenda Fricker) have been married for fifty years and are living out their retirement in Nimes. Their daily routine, of letter writing and dinner at the same restaurant, has somewhat taken the shine off their permanent vacation.
The story involves six teenagers who head to mysterious isolated island for a weekend of partying. Trouble is, the island has a dark and ancient history, of a sacrificial rite held during the so-called “blood moon” that is meant to keep the “devouring ghost” at bay.
Sascha lives in a village on the Kola Peninsular in northern Russia and dedicatedly manages what is left of an old collective farm. He gets on well with his farm workers who respect him and also tolerate his more or less clandestine love-affair with Anya…
Made right after the revolution of 1979, it tells the story of a family in North Tehran, who are not interested in getting involved with the daily chaos of the events taking place. However, their whole life changes when a young man whose been followed by the secret police hides in their house.