In May and June 2010 thousands of people went to the streets of Florianopolis to protest the rise in transportation fees. Beyond scenes that were not shown on any TV channel, including flagrant violence during the acts, Impasse reveals what passengers, workers, specialists and businessmen think. It exposes the contradictions and differences in opinion between the local and statewide government, and the students. It discusses questions that intermingle and complete each other: why has the city become a symbol for the fight for public transportation? What did the police do in the UDESC act? Why is urban mobility one of the great themes of the 21st century? Is there, after all, a way out of this impasse?
Britain, A.D. 117. Quintus Dias, the sole survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, marches north with General Virilus' legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the Picts from the face of the Earth and destroy their leader, Gorlacon.
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.
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 Away—where Rumpelstiltskin is king, ogres are hunted, and he and Fiona have never met—he sets out to restore his world and reclaim his true love.
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.
This time around Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, along with their pesky cousin Eustace Scrubb find themselves swallowed into a painting and on to a fantastic Narnian ship headed for the very edges of the world.