A top executive who can't bear to regard himself as a loser, even after nearly dying in the New York marathon; a woman unable to cope with the loss of her wealthy status after her divorce; and an ambitious financial couple confronted with their unresolved family matters. Every Sunday, in their upper class Bloemendaal church, the cutting sermons of reverend Ad van Nieuwpoort shake their faith and existence to the core. What drives people to be crushed by the weight of their ambitions?
Five film students are producing a documentary about the local zoo when suddenly the animals go berserk: The reason is a light ball flying by in the sky and crashing at the horizon. Convinced that they've just witnessed a meteor landing the students follow the trajectory to document the event with their camera. In a forest area they discover a burned crater. Since it's too dark to film they decide to spend the night in their van. The next morning one of them is missing. The remaining students find first a trail of blood and then the torn up pieces of what used to be their friend. Soon they realize that something is hunting them - something that's not from this world.
Sebastian, a young male prostitute, is one of Georgs few remaining chances to break through his hermit-like everyday life in exchange for a few fleeting moments of being together with someone at least for a few hours. Georg loves Sebastians easy-going and playful manner. He loves the absurd stories that the boy spontaneously comes up with and Georg never knows whether to actually believe all of them or not.
Here is Harry Merry is a collage portrait of the extravagant mysterious underground musician Harry Merry. It’s a personal and warm encounter with this performer between the stages in Europe and the USA and the social service in his home-town Rotterdam. And his 83-year-old mother as his guardian angel.
Short comedy based on a Peter Alexander song.
'Here and Now' tenderly unveils self made adversities in everyday life of three friends. Artist Jo is suffering from a mental block and her canvas is still blank. Her therapist asks her to do nothing to conquer the block. But how on earth can you do nothing? Restaurateur Luke longs to do nothing as he is terrorized by his thoughts. He takes a time-out to flee the pending madness. But who is actually thinking in his head? Nothing left but fear in musician Gibsi's head as the date of her gig approaches. She'd love to escape her destiny - but if not now, when? A Dramedy set in Switzerland and vividly portrayed by a non professional gay and lesbian cast.
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A young California screenwriter and his composer girlfriend exchange their Echo Park home for a sprawling Tudor mansion near Glastonbury, England, in the hope of finding creative inspiration. Thinking they have the best of the bargain, they soon learn that the house comes with a stalker who seems able to enter through locked doors. Driven beyond endurance by the continual harassment, the screenwriter sets a trap to exact his revenge...