Aldevaran is an imaginary city where the word-maven and poet Dimitris, the prostitute Magdalene and the rock musician Chris live together. Every evening, the two men give improvised performances in a coffee bar, until the day that Dimitris is informed by his doctors that he has cancer and only two months to live. The film is about those two months, with Dimitris wandering in an ugly city which is also dying with him.
While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse Mildred Ratched.
During World War I, a German U-boat sinks a British ship and takes the survivors on board. After it takes a wrong turn, the submarine takes them to the unknown land of Caprona, where they find dinosaurs and neanderthals.