American cardiac surgeon Richard Walker arrives with his wife in Paris to participate in a medical conference, but the woman suddenly disappears from a hotel room. The authorities are less than helpful, concluding that Richard has been abandoned. The man desperately starts his own investigation.
Mother Joan of the Angels
Eighteenth-century reclusive priory in the Smolensk Region. Local nuns and Joan, their prioress, are afflicted with demonic possession. A young exorcist, Father Suryn, arrives and attempts to save the nuns but to no avail. Soon, he struggles with spiritual dilemmas and feelings developed for Mother Joan. He promises to heal the nun even at the cost of eternal damnation. The film is inspired by a short story by Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz.
On his way to London, Ryszard Ochódzki, President of the Rainbow Sports Club, finds out that his passport is missing a few pages. Stopped short at the border, he’s certain there is only one person capable of such atrocity – his ex-wife, Irena. The woman tries to slow him down so she can get to the British capital first and clear out the joint account they opened years ago in a London bank.
The first half of the 1950s. Antonina Dziwisz is a young, attractive singer and a happy wife. With a band, they perform for the working class and rural audience. One night, she has an argument with her husband, then two men make her drunk during a concert. The next day, Antonina wakes up in jail. Brutally interrogated and forced to testify, she undergoes an irrevocable change.
Salt of the Black Earth
Poetic folk ballad and a portrait of the Silesian people. August 1920, the Second Silesian Uprising. Seven sons of an old miner fight for the Polishness of their fatherland. Supported by other insurgents, they take over a small town. The youngest brother, Gabriel, puts on a German uniform and moves to a German-controlled village.
Kazek and Bogdan, two boys from a small town near Lodz, carry out an armed robbery of a taxi driver. All they steal is fifty zlotys. During their next job, they kill a carpenter, steal his money and take a gold ring off of the hand of the dead man’s wife. But they reach the end of their tether. Friends in town start to realise how serious things have got.