The Kirov company dances a memorable performance of Prokfiev's "The Stone Flower," based on a fairy tale by Pavel Bazhov. When Danila (Aleksandr Gulyaev), a stone carver's apprentice, becomes an expert in shaping rare stones, the Queen of the Copper Mountain (Tatiana Terekhova) seeks him out for a special project. But his work is so exquisite that she decides to hold him captive -- and far from his beautiful bride (Anna Polikarpova).
George Banks is an ordinary, middle-class man whose 21 year-old daughter Annie has decided to marry a man from an upper-class family, but George can't think of what life would be like without his daughter.
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.
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.