Bandit, a Connecticut house dog with ties to the Pit Bull family, is condemned to death for biting an aggressive neighbor and then his own remorseful master. But when the late great dog-trainer and philosopher Vicki Hearne steps in, a judge grants him a 90-day stay of execution--and a chance to prove that old dogs can learn new tricks.
It’s 1982, and Taeko is 27 years old, unmarried, and has lived her whole life in Tokyo. She decides to visit her family in the countryside, and as the train travels through the night, memories flood back of her younger years: the first immature stirrings of romance, the onset of puberty, and the frustrations of math and boys.
An American, Leopold Kessler (Jean-Marc Barr) goes to post-war Germany in 1945 to work as a railroad conductor for the Zentropa Rail Line instead of going into the Army because he feels its a more valuable thing to do for the state of the world.