On one of his regular guided tours, the bus driver Tormod (45), discovers that his long time associate Kaare has moved in with Tormod's newly separated wife. Deeply depressed and furious to the brink of insanity, Tormod kicks the bus in gear and gives his Japanese passengers and their translator Marit, a tour through the Norwegian countryside they'll never forget. A little piece of Norway, a huge throbbing chunk of heart.
Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians he leads his Army across the then known world venturing further than any Westerner had ever gone all the way to India.
In 9th century China, a corrupt government wages war against a rebel army called the Flying Daggers. A romantic warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.