Raising a number of ethical dilemmas and societal issues, this collection of five dramatic vignettes brings together diverse perspectives on the challenges of Latino life in the United States. A boy comes of age in "Cyclone"; a woman copes with love in "Crazy Life"; a doctor struggles with family duty in "Entre Dos"; a man discovers the dark side of Mexico City in "El Soldado"; and border agents question a girl's origins in "Night Breeze."
In 2027, in a chaotic world in which humans can no longer procreate, a former activist agrees to help transport a miraculously pregnant woman to a sanctuary at sea, where her child's birth may help scientists save the future of humankind.
Raimunda (Penélope Cruz) works and lives Madrid with her husband Paco and daughter Paula. Her sister Sole (Lola Dueñas) lives nearby and they both miss their mother Irene (Carmen Maura), who died several years ago in a house fire along with their father.
Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band together against the Persians, and helped usher in the world's first democracy.