One of the oldest pilgrimages known to European Christianity is the pilgrimage to El Rocío, where prayers are said to the benevolent Blanca Paloma. Year after year, pilgrimage trains of more than a million believers set out to visit the small, remote andalusian village, which is normally inhabited by less than a thousand souls. In this film, the story of shy infatuation developing between two young people is little more than García Pelayo’s pretext to shooting this event in each and every detail. - Viennale
The film portrays a fictional nuclear war between NATO forces and the Warsaw Pact that rapidly escalates into a full scale exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union, focusing on the residents of Lawrence, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri, as well as several family farms situated next to nearby nuclear missile silos.
Based on the real-life Richard Speck murders, amoral, nearly psychotic killer Warren Stacey (Gene Davis) is a serial killer who has murdered a number of women; he stabs them while they are naked to minimize leaving any physical evidence.
A chronicle of the original Mercury astronauts in the formation of America's space program: Alan Shepherd, the first American in space; Gus Grissom, the benighted astronaut for whom nothing works out as planned; John Glenn, the straight-arrow 'boy scout' of the bunch who was the first American to orbit the earth; and the remaining pilots: Deke Slayton, Scott Carpenter and Wally Schirra.