Three families who live in a shared backyard wait their problems to be solved by others. Drama develops when owner of the house comes back from America with his rich pension. His family starts to fantasize what will they do with all this money once he passes away, but old man dies after a month without leaving a written testament behind.
A poor French teenage girl engages in an illicit affair with a wealthy Chinese heir in 1920s Saigon. For the first time in her young life she has control, and she wields it deftly over her besotted lover throughout a series of clandestine meetings and torrid encounters.
Marcus is a successful advertising executive who woos and beds women almost at will. After a company merger he finds that his new boss, the ravishing Jacqueline, is treating him in exactly the same way.