At the intersection of violence and stability, of progress and oppression, are women. Gloria Steinem guides us to the women who are shaping not just their own future, but ours too. Gloria Steinem travels the world meeting those whose lives are in the crosshairs.
Gloria Vanderbilt and her son Anderson Cooper discuss their notable family's history.
Mild mannered Jack Dawn has been secretly working as an accountant for the mob. He, his Puerto Rican wife Jeri, his teen-aged daughter Joan and his mother-in-law, all who were planning on going on the run, are murdered by the mob because Jack was going to inform on them to the FBI. Before they're killed, Jack and Jeri are able to send their six-year old son Phil to Jeri's friend and their neighbor, Gloria Swenson, for safe keeping. Also with Phil is the book which contains all the information Jack was going to turn over. Gloria and Phil have an antagonistic relationship, not so much for who they are but what they are, Phil a kid, and Gloria a strange white woman who hates kids.
A story set in Santiago and centered on Gloria, a free-spirited older woman, and the realities of her whirlwind relationship with a former naval officer whom she meets out in the clubs.
The film shows the life of the antifascist partisans, the events that led to the liberation of Rome, among which are the Ardeatine slaughter, the Koch and Caruso process and the execution of these as well as the reconquest of Milan with the union of arms between partisans and allies.
Giulio, a thirty-year old worker on redundancy payment, is tired and embittered and his anarchic colleague convinces him to get unbaptized. Giulio’s religious family is outrage when they find out this disgraceful decision.
Giulio, a Chinese student who lives in Italy, makes friends with Maurino, an older card player who lives in Prato. He teaches Giulio the pleasure to play cards, and he teaches some things about life, too. It is the beginning of an unexpected journey.