Distinguished Czech filmmaker Petr Weigl adapts Schubert's masterwork "Die Winterreise." Rather than interpret the plot literally, Weigl uses pantomime to bring to life the complex range of emotions the music inspires. Each of the song cycle's interwoven stories involves travelers undertaking a "winter journey" together by carriage. Mezzo-soprano Brigitte Fassbaender provides beautiful, soaring vocals.
With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life.
Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda.
Lloyd and Harry are two men whose stupidity is really indescribable. When Mary, a beautiful woman, loses an important suitcase with money before she leaves for Aspen, the two friends (who have found the suitcase) decide to return it to her.