One night in a hotel room spent with unknown woman throws young man into hard nightmare, from which he wakes up only to fall asleep again and fall back to it. He dreams about escaped soldier who breaks in the mountain cottage on New Year's Eve where he meets two couples in orgy. Soldier's fear and despair grow, just like madness of drunken couples. The soldier suddenly sees his picture on the TV's monitor, and terrified realizes that he's the prosecuted one. A severe impact on the door frightens him, and he starts shooting. Only one of them he leaves alive. And then he kills himself. He wakes up distraught in a hotel room, in horror he looks at the woman next to him - a woman from his dream, gets dressed and leaves.
Julian, who runs a Thai boxing club as a front organization for his family's drug smuggling operation, is forced by his mother Jenna to find and kill the individual responsible for his brother's recent death.
Borgman is the central character in Alex van Warmerdam’s dark, malevolent fable. Is he a dream or a demon, a twisted allegory or an all-too-real embodiment of our fears? Borgman is a sinister arrival in the sealed-off streets of modern suburbia.
Nada, a down-on-his-luck construction worker, discovers a pair of special sunglasses. Wearing them, he is able to see the world as it really is: people being bombarded by media and government with messages like "Stay Asleep", "No Imagination", "Submit to Authority".
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.