A depressed writer of horror comics finds a strange artifact, a small pyramid, while cleaning up a bar. The pyramid is a sort of puzzle and once opened it spawns evil, invisible entities which silently haunts the protagonist by possessing objects in the house during the night, while he is asleep. The paranormal manifestations become more and more invasive and frequent...what's the secret behind them and the pyramid? Our hero will discover it, but he will pay a very high price for it also.
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.
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.
Whilst on a short weekend getaway, Louise shoots a man who had tried to rape Thelma. Due to the incriminating circumstances, they make a run for it and thus a cross country chase ensues for the two fugitives.