A young boy preparing for his Bar Mitzvah yet still unconvinced that God truly exists seeks advice on his dilemma from the most unlikely of sources in this independent comedy from director Edward B. Sherman. Joshua is about to become a man, but before that happens Jewish tradition maintains that he first undergo a traditional rite of passage known as the Bar Mitzvah. The only problem is, Joshua is simply going along with the motions and lately he's been wrestling with his religious conviction. Now, as Joshua's devoutly religious Uncle Sol attempts to prepare the conflicted youngster for his big day, the mounting pressure sends Joshua running to the home of his estranged Uncle Ned - an acknowledged atheist. When Uncle Ned's advice fails to fulfill Joshua's need for clarity, the young boy on the verge of manhood is forced to seek the advice of someone who always seems to have the right answers.
A grouchy couple are parents to a very sweet girl, Matilda. Unlike her bratty brother and mean parents, Matilda becomes a very sweet and extremely intelligent 6 year old girl, who is very keen to go to school and read books.
A 16 year old girl takes up with a charming young man who quickly shows his colors when he beats a friend simply for walking with her and then goes totally ballistic after she tries to break up with him.
Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt... but he's got a plan. He's going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. It's going to be a snap and nobody's going to get hurt... until people start dying. Enter Police Chief Marge, a coffee-drinking, parka-wearing - and extremely pregnant - investigator who'll stop at nothing to get her man. And if you think her small-time investigative skills will give the crooks a run for their ransom... you betcha!