Melanie is a top TV news reporter, living in New York with her twin teenage daughters. Peter is a handsome and divorced heart surgeon working at an L.A. hospital with three children of his own. A chance meeting leads to instant romance and eventual marriage, bringing about drastic changes in their lives...not all of them good.
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.
Bored with her marriage to burnt out poet turned corporate executive Thierry, Zandalee falls prey to an old friend of her husband, the manipulative and egotistical Johhny and becomes enmeshed in a sensual, passionate and destructive affair.