Story of a typical working class family living in suburban Buenos Aires during early 1980's. Luis (Federico Luppi) is a righteous man who begins a struggle and a moral debate with the rest of the family, his close friend Vicente (Julio de Grazia) and other neighbors when a corrupt municipal official offers an "arrangement" for extending them a water line that would solve many long time needs.
High school senior Bobby Chrystal fails his French class, which will block him from entering Yale. His rich, authoritarian father hires an attractive 29-year-old to tutor Bobby over the summer and help him pass a make-up exam.
Aiming to defeat the Man of Steel, wealthy executive Ross Webster hires bumbling but brilliant Gus Gorman to develop synthetic kryptonite, which yields some unexpected psychological effects in the third installment of the 1980s Superman franchise.
The film portrays a fictional nuclear war between NATO forces and the Warsaw Pact that rapidly escalates into a full scale exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union, focusing on the residents of Lawrence, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri, as well as several family farms situated next to nearby nuclear missile silos.