This is a poetic film set in the times of Lenin's NEP. A ballet dancer steals a brooch and gives it as a present to another dancer. This is a crime of passion. A mysterious black ball is after the heroine. She runs away from it and manages to give the brooch in an exquisite pirouette movement, as shiny as diamond facets. What gives a stone its dazzling luster are its polished facets. But the real gem is love, and it's much harder to get than any diamond in the world.
Vittoria (Valeria Solarino) is a magistrate, from the north and believes in justice. Assumption (Daniela Marra) is the widow of a soldier's' Ndrangheta, is never out of his land and the only ties that recognizes are those of the family. For her revenge is a right and not be afraid of blood a duty; and that is a duty that is forced to marry his brother Nando, as has already happened to his sister Catherine (Lorenza Guess) wife of fugitive boss Alfredo Raso at war with the clan of Macri. Victoria has a goal: to disrupt the silence of women towards the patriarchal system that is the basis of the most influential criminal organization in the world. Investigations and arrests weapons useless for the purpose; to win her battle the only option is to remove the parental rights to all mothers who send their children to die.
Priya , a rich girl, is in love with Sundar, a poor youth. Priya tries to elope with him but she fails and her father and her mother lock her in her bedroom. From there, Priya witnesses the murder of Shanthi by her husband Sabapathy in the opposite building. She takes photos of this murder and Sabapathy notices this act. Gopi, Shanthi's brother, only knows that his brother-in-law tortured his sister for a long time. He is the only one who suspects Sabapathy whereas their relatives considers him as a perfect gentleman. Gopi files a complaint secretly against Sabapathy. However, Sarath, an honest police officer, gives up the case due to the lack of evidence. What transpires later forms the crux of the story.
The film is about the lives of simple folk caught between the crossfire of Kapitana accused of political patronage, and Patrol Kalikasan using the environment as a front for their own political and economic interests on the small mining community.
On Easter Eve, 1991, the normalcy of 76-year-old Florence Holway's rural life came to a shocking, abrupt end when a 26-year-old intruder broke in to her home and brutally raped her. The horrifying attack marked the beginning of the New Hampshire artist and grandmother's 12-year struggle to bring her rapist to justice--and bring change to a flawed legal system.
Two retired bank robbers agree to one last job. A face from their past steals their proceeds and divides the cash into 7 Cases.... each one is left with someone they know. If they take a case, the victim dies... if they don't get there in time... the victim dies.... if they tamper with the traps...they all die... Their day goes from bad to worse as they encounter all the faces from their past and have to make some heartbreaking decisions.
An aristocratic but destitute southern family attempts to swindle an insurance company by faking the theft of a valuable emerald necklace. The company assigns operatives Eve Rogers and Mike Regan to the case.