A trailer is recorded on the set of a disaster movie that should entice a mass audience. But it turns out the staging and the voice-over, modelled on the American example, donâ€™t go together well for the hero in the doomsday scenario.
At a sunny flea market, Robin tries to sell her own made-up stories. As she tells one of her stories with increasing confidence to a potential customer, all the main characters come alive and anxiously listen to her.
In an ominous atmosphere, a bus halts. Black-dressed characters bring an inflatable gorilla to life. While they have the roaring ape stomp across an industrial looking part of town, plants and animals dart out.
Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.
A ballet dancer wins the lead in "Swan Lake" and is perfect for the role of the delicate White Swan - Princess Odette - but slowly loses her mind as she becomes more and more like Odile, the Black Swan.
After a little white lie about losing her virginity gets out, a clean cut high school girl sees her life paralleling Hester Prynne's in "The Scarlet Letter," which she is currently studying in school - until she decides to use the rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing.
A bored and domesticated Shrek pacts with deal-maker Rumpelstiltskin to get back to feeling like a real ogre again, but when he's duped and sent to a twisted version of Far Far Awayâ€”where Rumpelstiltskin is king, ogres are hunted, and he and Fiona have never metâ€”he sets out to restore his world and reclaim his true love.
Maggie, an alluring free spirit who won't let anyone - or anything - tie her down. But she meets her match in Jamie, whose relentless and nearly infallible charm serve him well with the ladies and in the cutthroat world of pharmaceutical sales.