Orphaned boy Andrés and his best friend Maria live in one of the poorest parts of the city. Nevertheless, their hearts are full of love and happiness. Kind-hearted Sócrates has raised the boy as if he were his own son. When Andrés gets to know that Sócrates is about to become evicted, he assumes the identity of the landlord's long lost son. The plan backfires, because the landlord wants to take the boy away from Sócrates. The friendship of Andrés and Maria threatens to break apart. Written by Anonymous
Australian journalist Guy Hamilton travels to Indonesia to cover civil strife in 1965. There, on the eve of an attempted coup, he befriends a Chinese Australian photographer with a deep connection to and vast knowledge of the Indonesian people and also falls in love with a British national.
The Soviets have developed a revolutionary new jet fighter, called "Firefox". Naturally, the British are worried that the jet will be used as a first-strike weapon, as rumours say that the jet is indetectable on radar.
Craig T. Nelson stars as Steve Freeling, the main protagonist, who lives with his wife, Diane, and their three children, Dana, Robbie, and Carol Anne, in Southern California where he sells houses for the company that built the neighborhood.