A cinematic arrangement between documentary portrait and literary text. Interwoven with the moving image and divided into 170 black and white text screens, the work of Romanian author Norman Manea is read as an attempt to have image and text question each other and respond to each other.
A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.
Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life.