Bosnia, 1992. In the midst of the chaos and suffering of civil war, Sveto`s business is flourishing. He is a paralytic loan shark who lives in a house near the border with his wife and daughter who look after him, but he treats them like servants.
While waiting for the green ray at the end of a wooden pontoon in Martinique, Sasha, an old Jewish Russian woman, tells her grand children the most beautiful of her meeting with their black catholic grandfather. It was in Noirmoutier in 1934. His name was Désiré.
Firstly, this is about the famous race to marriage of a thousand young people wanting to escape from the conscription, then about the labor problems in “war plants”, the Italian campaign in 1943, and finally the return home when adapting to civilian life causes many disappointments.
This film tells the story of a Chinese illegal immigrant, Cheung Kwan-chow, and his journey in New York. He is looking for a girl to have a false marriage in order to gain the right of abode there. Despite all the hardship and misfortunes, he tries to cope with life and reach for his dreams.
Since World War II, the tiny Pacific island of Guam has attracted star scientists seeking a cure for Parkinson’s, ALS and Alzheimer’s—and the acclaim that would come with it. The islanders suffer from Lytico-Bodig, but identifying the source of the rare neurological disease has proven elusive.