Sicily 1812: the first liberal constitution shall put an end to the privileges of the feudal lords. Luca Corbara (Pagliai) is sent there by the Minister of Finance to control the landed properties.Following the ballad heard from a storyteller, he begins to suspect that the current Carini feud is made up of lands usurped more than two centuries before by the lover of the killed Baroness. Don Mariano d'Agro'(Celsi), the Baron of Carini, is hampering him and tries to get rid of Luca Corbara by accusing him of the murder of the storyteller Nele Carnazza. Through the intervention of the mysterious sect of the Beati Paoli, who want to avenge the wrongs committed by the Baron, and the help of Laura, the wife of Don Mariano (Agren), he is kept from being accused.
Two men answer the call of the ocean in this romantic fantasy-adventure. Jacques (Jean-Marc Barr) and Enzo (Jean Reno) are a pair of friends who have been close since childhood, and who share a passion for the dangerous sport of free diving.
Giuseppe Tornatore traces three generations of a Sicilian family in in the Sicilian town of Bagheria (known as Baarìa in the local Sicilian dialect), from the 1930s to the 1980s, to tell the story of the loves, dreams and delusions of an unusual community.
The story of Kat Stanton (Kidman), an Australian woman searching for her father who, whilst travelling back from London to Australia via Thailand, makes friends with Arkie Ragan (Ehlers), a photographer.
The Virgin Queen explores the full sweep of Elizabeth's life: from her days of fear as a potential victim of her sister's terror; through her great love affair with Robert Dudley; into her years of triumph over the Armada; and finally her old age and her last, enigmatic relationship with her young protégé, the Earl of Essex.
In Montauban in 1944, Julien Dandieu in a surgeon in the local hospital. Frightened by the German army entering Montauban, he asks his friend Francois to drive his wife and his daughter in the back country village where Julien has an old castle.
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.