The catalyst for this unusual documentary, which took the Silver Plaque at the 1980 Chicago Film Festival, was the attempt by Toronto striptease artists to form a union. The film is structured around the strippers themselves, as they speak directly to the camera about their attitude toward striptease, as work.
A research scientist (William Hurt) explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native American shamans, he explores these altered states of consciousness and finds that memory, time, and perhaps reality itself are states of mind.
Three escaped criminals from the planet Krypton test the Man of Steel's mettle. Led by Gen. Zod, the Kryptonians take control of the White House and partner with Lex Luthor to destroy Superman and rule the world.