Badul, a part-time musician gets a job as a debt collector at Haji Lamin’s firm. Haji Lamin is impressed with Badul who pretends to be a pious person. He intends to make him his son-in-law. But one day Haji Lamin was so shocked to see Badul dancing away at a restaurant. But Badul claims that it is his twin brother, Badal. There is utter chaos when Haji Lamin falls in love with badul’s mother while his daughter nora, falls for Badal.
Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes.
Ford plays an American doctor whose wife suddenly vanishes in Paris. To find her, he navigates a puzzling web of language, locale, laissez-faire cops, triplicate-form filling bureaucrats and a defiant, mysterious waif who knows more than she tells.
Jesus (Willem Dafoe), a humble Judean carpenter beginning to see that he is the son of God, is drawn into revolutionary action against the Roman occupiers by Judas (Harvey Keitel) -- despite his protestations that love, not violence, is the path to salvation.