An old woman is arrested in the Berlin subway for trying to smuggle a telescope to West Berlin. Meanwhile, the body of an optical device dealer is found in a garden plot. But what is the connection between these two cases?
The king sends the horse Fallada with a crone, a symbol of his marriage proposal, to his future bride. The king is very happy to meet the woman who passes herself off as his fiancée.
As a painter in the court of King Carlos IV of Spain, Goya (played by the great Lithuanian actor Donatas Banionis) has attained wealth and reputation. He believes in king and church, but he is also a Spaniard who dearly loves his people – a contradiction that presents a deep dilemma.
A dragon family sends their slowly-growing child to its grandfather. Grandpa is the best soup cook, which might encourage the little dragon to eat more. But the old witch Krakelia has stolen Grandpa's kettle! The little dragon and Grandpa must outwit her to get it back.
The successful entertainment artist Ralf Keul must either develop his land on the Baltic Sea or else forfeit it. Inexperienced yet courageous, he hurls himself into the undertaking, which spares him no unpleasantness.
This color documentary about the great hall in the Palace of the Republic takes a peek behind the scenes at the work that it takes to put on a cultural event. Stage hands and technicians are interviewed about their jobs and the relationship between the working class and art.
Many animals live in King Magus's ghostly garden, but they are not standard zoo creatures: they were all once people. The cruel ruler has enchanted them, as he did to Hanna, who refused to marry him.
The film team visited Mozambique four years after it achieved independance under the socialist Mozambique Liberation Front government. A boy from the country's capital of Maputo describes his life and the changes that have taken place in his homeland.
This film follows the everyday life of two couples in Frankfurt am Oder who hang out at the pub and work at a radio station and in sales. Their friendship begins to fall apart when, for no apparent reason, one of the husbands falls in love with the other's wife.
The young Countess Gritta von Rattenzuhausbeiuns lives in an old, run-down castle with her father, Count Julius.