An anonymous man aimlessly and lonely wanders around a harbour area. After a threatening opening, the languid boredom of a day at the beach prevails. He passes imposing cranes, plays with a beetle and watches a helicopter take off. Is he about to leave or has he just arrived? Closed in by photogenic black-and-white observations and atmospheric sounds, he is surrounded by Beckett-like emptiness.
Benjamin Franklin Gates and Dr. Abigail Chase -- who found riches and romance at the end of their first hunt for national treasure -- reteam with their wisecracking partner in crime, Riley Poole, for another romp through U.
For Rod Kimball, performing stunts is a way of life, even though he is rather accident-prone. Poor Rod cannot even get any respect from his stepfather, Frank, who beats him up in weekly sparring matches.
When Daniel Plainview - a ruthless oil prospector - learns of oil-rich land in California that can be bought cheaply, he moves his operation there and begins manipulating and exploiting the local landowners into selling him their property.