It’s 1981 and the girls of Alpha Gamma Theta sorority are having a party. Amy, sick of living in the dorms, invites her roommate Ava to attend the party with her in hopes that they’ll both become Thetas. As the girls arrive, so does an uninvited guest watching them in the shadows.
A look at life through the lens of sexuality, in a world that has lost its soul and the ability to love. Ten stories of ten protagonists (from 20-45 years old) who live in a metropolis, not necessarily identifiable, in search of the meaning of their own existence.
After extricating 17-year-old Lisa from a life on prostitution in Copenhagen, private investigator Varg Veum becomes ensnared in a tangle of parental neglect and bad love when he is hired to locate her boyfriend, Peter. Varg finds him stabbed to death in a seedy hotel.
Sleeping Bride is a story of a young girl who ever since her birth, has never been awake. Seven years after birth, a little boy called Yuichi encounters the girl while he’s exploring the hospital he’s in. Yuichi believes that just like in the story, if Yumi is kissed by a prince, she’ll wake up.
At Bellvue Hospital, New York, an intern is shot in the head by an unknown killer. Inspector Gordon of the 9th Precinct finds no obvious leads but senses an undercurrent of mystery at the hospital; enter Detective Fred Rowan, whose medical background enables him to pose as an intern.
A dissipated youth living in Rio de Janeiro is regenerated through his work at a sugar factory in the interior and the love of the owners daughter – posits the reconciliation of a rapidly expanding metropolis with the less developed interior by means of an individual romance.
A psychiatrist, Clive Esmond, catches young gunman Frank Clements breaking into his house, rather than send him to prison he invites the delinquent to stay at his home as a social guinea pig – Esmond believes he can curb the fugitives criminal tendencies.
Muidinga is a fragile boy, whose bigger wish is to find his family. He reads in a diary, found beside a dead body, the history of a woman that seeks her son in a ship. Due to his hope to find his own family, Muidinga convinces himself that he is the boy who is being searched for.