Simon, the "invincible" leader of a police special unit, becomes caught up in a complex scheme involving bribery and money-laundering, as well as an affair with the beautiful wife of a ... See full summary »
Fernando, a solitary ornithologist, is looking for black storks when he is swept away by the rapids. Rescued by a couple of Chinese pilgrims, he plunges into an eerie and dark forest, trying to get back on his track.
João Pedro Rodrigues
João Pedro Rodrigues,
Seventeen-year-old Jennifer recently moved to a new city with her parents, but finds no connection with her new classmates. The dreamy and in social interaction with others insecure and shy... See full summary »
Emilie, one of the Human Resources Managers at the Esen multinational, has recently been chosen by her superior Stéphane Froncart for her elegant ruthlessness. She indeed has the ability to... See full summary »
Stéphane De Groodt
A power struggle between mountain peasants who have been raising milk cows on common land and a village bailiff trying to gain power driving them off the land. Both have a ducal documents that states the opposite.
The main plot is about some cows grazing on an alp and the local bailiff thinking that they should not be there, as a ducal document states that only oxen are allowed there, while the local farmers also have a ducal document that states the opposite. Things escalate quickly, the alp is destroyed, people die and the farmers seeks refuge in a rival town. Both sovereigns think they can profit from a war, which ensues accordingly. After some minor battles the king of Bavaria orders both sides to end the war, after which everything is as before, except for the deaths and destruction that had occurred. There are are some side plots, like the Romeo and Juliet like love story between the bailiff's son and the leader of the farmers' daughter, a former mercenary who returns from his wars to become a farmer, only to be forced to become a soldier again, etc.