Abahachi (Michael Herbig) and his blood brother Ranger (Christian Tramitz) are an inseparable pair since Ranger saved Abahachi from a speeding train on an unguarded railroad crossing. When they aim to buy a pub with the monetary help of Shoshone chief Stinking Lizard ("Listiger Lurch" in the German original - "Astute Lurch") through real estate agent Santa Maria (Sky du Mont), the deal (and pub) collapse, and Stinking Lizard's son, who has delivered the loan, is killed by Santa himself. Upon their return to their Shoshone tribe, they find themselves set up by Santa Maria and are unjustly charged with murder.
In 1625 France, following in his late father's footsteps, D'Artagnan (Chris O'Donnell) sets off to Paris in hopes of becoming a member of the Musketeers, a band of men sworn to serve and protect the King of France. D'Artagnan is pursued by Gérard and his brothers, who accuse him of blemishing their sister's honor. Gérard saw his sister kissing d'Artagnan goodbye or as d'Artagnan put it "she wanted to give me something to remember her by!" At Musketeer Headquarters, Captain Rochefort (Michael Wincott) and the cardinal's guards have disbanded the musketeers as per the orders of Cardinal Richelieu (Tim Curry), the King's minister, ostensibly to help fight in an impending war with England. Rochefort confides to the Cardinal that there are three musketeers that have refused to relinquish their duties: Athos (Kiefer Sutherland), Porthos (Oliver Platt), and Aramis (Charlie Sheen).
After residents of an apartment building complain of a weird smell coming from one of the apartments, the brigade of firemen and police break down the door of the apartment in Paris to find the corpse of Anne (Emmanuelle Riva) lying on a bed, adorned with cut flowers.
Erika Kohut is a piano professor at a Vienna music conservatory. Although already in her forties, she still lives in an apartment with her domineering mother; her father is a long-standing resident in a psychiatric asylum.
After undergoing cosmetic facial surgery, a mother (Susanne Wuest) comes back home to her modern, isolated lakeside house and her ten-year-old twins, Elias and Lukas (Elias and Lukas Schwarz). Her head is swathed in bandages, with only her eyes and mouth visible. The twins are unnerved with their mother's appearance and are further taken aback when she begins to exhibit strange behavior. She pointedly ignores Lukas and appears to only acknowledge Elias in conversation. Though it is the middle of summer, the mother orders the twins to keep the blinds closed during the day, imposes a strict rule of silence inside the house, and allows them to only play outdoors. The mother also acts cruel and lashes out at Elias physically when he displays mischievous or disobedient acts; something that the boys comment that their mother would never do.
Alex works in Vienna for Konecny, owner of the brothel "Cinderella", where Tamara, a Ukrainian prostitute, also works. Konecny has a possessive attitude towards Tamara, not realizing that she and Alex are in a secret relationship and want to leave Vienna as soon as possible to begin a new life together. While visiting his grandfather Hausner, who lives on a smallholding in the country, Alex decides to rob the local bank.
The film begins with a wealthy Austrian family—Georg, his wife Anna, their son Georgie, and their dog Rolfi—arriving at their holiday home beside a lake in Austria. They spot their next-door neighbor Fred accompanied by two young Viennese men, Peter and Paul, one of whom Fred introduces as the son of a friend.
50-year-old Austrian woman Teresa is on holiday in a beach resort in Kenya. She encounters younger men and has sex with them. She worries whether they really find her attractive. Actually they are prostitutes, although they deny that they have had encounters with other white women and do not ask a fee for their services, but instead ask for financial support for relatives in need. Teresa's friends hire a male stripper for her birthday, who dances nude for them. They are disappointed that they do not succeed much in sexually arousing him. Later Teresa invites the bartender of her resort into her room and instructs him to kiss her genital area, which he politely declines. Angrily she tells him to get out.
The film's title character is an insurance broker who lives a quiet, unassuming existence — and who secretly keeps a 10-year-old boy called Wolfgang in his soundproof basement. He sexually abuses the boy, but they otherwise have somewhat of a father–son relationship. In the evenings, after Michael locks the door and closes the blinds, Wolfgang is allowed into the living room for dinner and to watch TV. When in hospital after an accident, Michael is in a hurry to be released and return to Wolfgang. When Wolfgang gets sick Michael digs a grave in the woods, in case Wolfgang dies. However, he recovers. The boy writes a letter to his parents, to be mailed by Michael, but Michael does not send it and lies to Wolfgang, saying his parents don’t want him back.
While Melanie's mother spends her holidays in Kenya, a group overweight girls go a diet camp in the Austrian mountains. Everyday life in the camp is marked by drills, rationed meals, and food counseling. At night, the girls discuss puberty's problems, smoke cigarettes and take food from the kitchen. Melanie falls in love with her physician and director of the camp. The doctor is torn between the duty to professional distance and his emotions, which become stronger against his will. At the end, he forces himself to prohibit further contact between him and Melanie, causing her deep distress.
En Autriche, de nos jours. Quand elle ne travaille pas à l'hôpital, Anna Maria va dans les foyers prêcher la parole catholique. Mais les gens n'ont pas sa ferveur, et pour cause : la quadragénaire a transformé sa maison en chapelle et se flagelle régulièrement.
Roman Kogler is a 19-year old prisoner in an Austrian juvenile detention centre, imprisoned for killing another teenager. In order to obtain parole, he must prove that he can hold down a job outside the prison. After many failed attempts, he gets a job as an undertaker. His co-workers treat him badly, because he's a convicted criminal, but Roman has to put up with them if he has any chance of getting parole. Every day, he takes the train into Vienna and gets off near a holiday ad that reads: "Dive Into Adventure".
Polly Adler a un mari architecte qui souhaite obtenir le divorce parce qu'il est tombé amoureux d'une cliente, et ils ont une fille qui est devenue une adolescente en pleine crise. Après avoir exposé un scandale politique, elle apparaît en public comme une femme confiante et prospère, tout en luttant avec ses problèmes dans la vie privée.
La famille Prantner semble souffrir de malchance. Le chef de famille Friedrich se débat dans son nouveau studio d'enregistrement à la table de mixage avec son programme. Ses clients semblent des voyous. L’épouse Nina confectionne une robe pour une Kammersängerin dans un salon de mode, mais elle éclate à cause d’une grave erreur devant la caméra lors de son apparition au gala. En raison de son désespoir, elle détruit également le studio d'enregistrement de Friedrich avec juste "la pression d'un bouton". Les deux sont maintenant sans travail.