Azlan a choreographer trains his wife, Maya to become a singer and dancer. Maya admires Borhan, a singer. Borhan visits Terengganu and meets Maya. He convinces Maya that Kuala Lumpur is the place to go if one wants to be a singer. Even though their child is sick, Azlan allows Maya to follow Borhan to Kuala Lumpur. Maya is deceived by Borhan who forces her into prostitution . Azlan suffers from emotional stress as he is considered a coward. The child misses the mother badly and falls ill. The child eventually dies without ever seeing her mother.
This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 70s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14 years old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a typical multi-storey apartment building in Berlin.
Rémi is a man trapped in a deteriorating marriage. When his wife is unexpectedly killed in a car accident, Rémi is left with his stepdaughter, Marion, who chooses to stay with him rather than live with her birth father.
Phillip Filmore is a naive, 15-year-old, preoccupied with sex, who develops a crush on Nicole Mallow, the new 30-something, French housekeeper and sitter to look after him when Phillip's father is out of town for the summer on a "business" trip.