Ayu, a girl from a village outside Yogyakarta, wants to become a famous dangdut singer. So in Yogya, Ayu stays with Ningsih, her aunt, who owns a beauty salon. Dimas, her friend, accompanies Ayu, as a street musician, to get musical exposure. Ayu starts to get noticed when she sings. Men are mesmerised, especially by her moves and voice. They throw money at her every time she performs for gratuity, thus she earns the nickname, cewek saweran or gratuity girl.
The Swede (Marlon Brando), a prison warden, rules his family and his prison with an iron hand in one of the coldest parts of North Dakota. When an inmate dies under mysterious circumstances, however, the FBI sends in agent Karen Polarski (Mira Sorvino) to investigate. On the home front, the sons-in-law of the Swede, Larry (Thomas Haden Church) and Bud (Charlie Sheen) accidentally discover that a train loaded with millions of dollars of unmarked currency slated to be destroyed will soon be passing through. The temptation is too great and the guys hatch a scheme to rob the train. Of course, the biggest obstacle in their way is the Swede.
Two psychotic young men take a mother, father, and son hostage in their vacation cabin and force them to play sadistic "games" with one other for their own amusement.
Political spots are a genre with its own rules, continuities and ruptures. This film explores different visions of Argentina constructed by publicists and candidates faced with the task of seducing voters.
When Ann, husband George, and son Georgie arrive at their holiday home they are visited by a pair of polite and seemingly pleasant young men. Armed with deceptively sweet smiles and some golf clubs, they proceed to terrorize and torture the tight-knit clan, giving them until the next day to survive.