A man comes to a small village to begin his new job as an attendant at the nearby castle. But everybody in the village claims that he surely must be mistaken, there is no need for an ... See full summary »
In 1883, ship captain Hanson plans a shipwreck salvage mission in The Dutch East Indies to retrieve a cargo of pearls but an unexpected volcano eruption and a state-ordered transport of convicts upset his plans.
Bernard L. Kowalski
A long-married couple are at war with each other and with their teenage son and daughter. The presence of a handsome young tutor complicates and sensitizes the savage domestic tensions ... See full summary »
A story of the grave robbers Burke and Hare and Dr. Robert Knox dealing with the issue between advancing scientific and medical knowledge with the institutionalized restriction of supplying surgeons with 'fresh' bodies for research.
In 1939 Germany invaded Poland and Russia comes as thousands of Polish soldiers are interned in Siberia. In 1941, Russia was invaded by Germany. Two polish-born brothers, Victor and Marek, want to reach the border of Afghanistan and escape from the Siberian concentration gulag. Once they do, they locate to the father of one of his fellow captives and give him some news about his son. The father, grateful, promises help and allows them to settle in Sukumov's home. Victor and Marez fall in love to Marusia and Ajmi, respectively. The two brothers decide to move to another city but Victor need to be hospitalized due to a contagious illness: typhus.Written by