Heather is a shy lady (Sally Hawkins) who works at a helpline call centre. When Heather receives a phone call from a mystery man (Jim Broadbent) she has no idea that the encounter will change her life forever.
Bruno roams the streets of Berlin with his head full of questions, gazing behind the many facades and surfaces. He is seeking the soul of the city, that certain something that others might never notice. He unexpectedly meets an ally who immediately understands his way of thinking. Bruno falls in love. Everything would be fine if only his newly found soul mate did not have to move on so soon. Bruno does not have much time to express his feelings.
A young photographer and his assistant suggest to Tibetan nomads to take their picture. Against diverse and more or less exotic backgrounds, families appear to the photographer. Through these shots, the photographer will weave unique links with each of the various villagers.
Like thousands of people around the world who everyday leave their homeland, Abdu, a young Malian, has decided to reach Europe. A trip to the Niger River to the barbed wire of the Ceuta, where dreams are confronted with the harsh reality, the distant lights of the West…
May 10th, 1942: a relatively minor event on the brink of world history, which, had it not really happened, would certainly be worth of being dreamt up. All of Yugoslavia is occupied by Nazi-Germany. Nikola, a young Serbian projectionist, has had more than enough. Instead of emulating his violent Partisan friends, Nikola decides to teach the Germans a lesson all by himself. His weapon of choice: The Great Dictator‘ by Charlie Chaplin. His target: a cinema for German soldiers right in the heart of Serbia. What happens there, Nikola couldn’t possibly have imagined in his wildest dreams.