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).
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.
It's the lawless future, and renegade biker Harley Davidson (Mickey Rourke) and his surly cowboy buddy, Marlboro (Don Johnson), learn that a corrupt bank is about to foreclose on their friend's bar to further an expanding empire.
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.