During the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), five International Brigade soldiers of different nationalities are given a crucial assignment as their commander lies dying: they are to smuggle top-secret information across enemy lines.
May 8, 1945: WWII is over. Dresden is in ruins. But where are the 2200 paintings by artists such as Rembrandt, Raphael, Rubens, Giorgione, and Vermeer van Delft from the Old Masters Picture Gallery?
Anne Treibel owns a small house that is home to four women and one man, Martin, a badly injured war veteran. All the women are interested in Martin, but he knows that only Anne truly loves him. When Helga asks him to get a surgery that could save his life, he does it for Anne.
When his proposal for international research on infant mortality is rejected, Dr. Schmith (Armin Mueller-Stahl) decides to leave East Germany. He strikes a deal with an escape agency that promises him a leading position at a children’s hospital in West Germany.
In the village, flowers are still growing, but the days are growing shorter as chubby-cheeked Mr. Winter creeps into town. His chilly breath is enough to put a layer of ice on all the plants. But the sun slowly regains its power and after a long attempt at resistance, Mr.
Two men enjoy the sunset from their lonely island. A storm draws near, and they decide to build a boat. While one man is mindful of the coming danger and urges speed, the other wastes his time on decorative details.
While looking through a telescope, young Pioneer Adam Ledermann hears a voice from the moon, which asks him to cultivate flowers that could grow there. He begins a series of experiments, but growing a moon flower proves to be more difficult than he thought.
Princess My hears a beautiful flute melody coming from the river. She longs to meet the musician, whom she imagines to be a rich and handsome young man. When the fisherboy Truong Chi appears before her and reveals himself as the real flute player, the princess does not respond well.
In order to escape her narrow and restrictive life, Senta, the daughter of a rich shipowner, seeks refuge in her fantasies and dreams. In this realm of imagination, a bold and restless sea captain appears to her—the Flying Dutchman—who is cursed to wander the seas forever.
A grandfather builds a giant kite with his grandson, but first time they try to fly it, they are pulled up into the sky! Grandma is worried that the pair will catch a cold during their flight and insists on sending warm winter clothes up to them.