A single and lonely woman finds the seemingly perfect man to date, but soon regrets it when his deranged and possessive other personality emerges and worst still, she cannot convince anyone else of his Jekyll/Hyde true nature.
A sergeant must deal with his desires to save the lives of young soldiers being sent to Vietnam. Continuously denied the chance to teach the soldiers about his experiences, he settles for trying to help the son of an old army buddy.
Francis Ford Coppola
James Earl Jones
Weronika lives in Poland. Véronique lives in Paris. They don't know each other. Weronika gets a place in a music school, works hard, but collapses and dies on her first performance. At this... See full summary »
Not a feature, but three short stories loosely connected by a fourth. All share a common theme of examining relationships, but these are not "normal" relationships. Males are typically portrayed as angst-ridden, overly controlling stereotypes, in the context of society, business, or science, gone wrong, while it is a woman who becomes the healer, bringing them back to a deeper appreciation of relationships and social values. But this is the "Outer Limits" take on the yin-yang debate, and the stories-within-a-story tend to have a Twilight Zone quality.
Actually, each of the sub-stories is good enough to stand on its own, and none of them benefits from being connected to the forth. The fourth one tries to "set us up" for them with all the subtlety and eloquence of near "Mystery Science Theatre" hokum, which tends to be more distracting than helpful. Its characters are cartoonish and its storyline an obvious contrivance. We learn nothing from the connecting story to justify its inclusion, and hence we are left "on the edge" of missing the point of the much better stories it attempts to link together.
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