At the end of World War II, Ah-Dee, who fought under Japanese command, returns to the mountains of central Taiwan and resumes his activities as a bamboo farmer. Traumatized by the war, he is unable to marry but adopts a son named Spring, and later on, a young woman, Tangerine, for her to become his wife. But when Spring must leave for military service, Ah Dee's long repressed desires reappear : he falls madly in love with his daughter-in-law.
Aimlessly whiling away their days in the concrete environs of their dead-end suburbia, Vinz, Hubert, and Said -- a Jew, African, and an Arab -- give human faces to France's immigrant populations, their bristling resentment at their social marginalization slowly simmering until it reaches a climactic boiling point.
When siblings Judy and Peter discover an enchanted board game that opens the door to a magical world, they unwittingly invite Alan -- an adult who's been trapped inside the game for 26 years -- into their living room.
In the year 2035, convict James Cole (Bruce Willis) reluctantly volunteers to be sent back in time to discover the origin of a deadly virus that wiped out nearly all of the earth's population and forced the survivors into underground communities.