Ella Blake, a stop-motion animator struggling to control her demons after the loss of her overbearing mother, who embarks upon the creation of a film that becomes the battleground for her sanity. As Ella’s mind starts to fracture, the characters in her project take on a life of their own.
Four friends come to Istanbul to see their friend Vadim, but they learn the sad news: their friend died suddenly. Thus, one day in Istanbul turns into an evening in memory of Vadim. The characters recall funny incidents from life, share memories and are sad about the inevitable.
A boy from a remote Ural village, who grew up without a father in a large family, managed not only to survive the hardships of a wartime childhood and post-war devastation, but also to become at the origins of the creation of the Group A anti-terrorist unit, which would later become known as the Alpha Group.
Wren Wriggly is an overwhelmed freshman in high school hoping to spend her summer indoors, counting the minutes until being fully clothed is back in season. When Wren is dragged out of the house to spend her summer days at the community pool, she is consumed with the anxieties of having to wear a swimsuit, unsure why she doesn't look like the other girls. Then, an unlikely figure suddenly comes alive to shake up the summer and teach Wren how to become "beautiful." Will Wren follow the advice of her new perfectly plastic best friend? Or will she resist the call to change and learn to love herself for who she is?
Violet has carried a torch for Garrett, the love of her life, ever since they dated in high school 20 years ago. After moving in next door to Garrett, she becomes determined to destroy his marriage and take his wife's place.
‘”God & Country’ looks at the implications of Christian Nationalism and how it distorts not only our constitutional republic, but Christianity itself…[it also] asks this question: What happens when a faith built on love, sacrifice, and forgiveness grows political tentacles, conflating power, money, and belief into hyper-nationalism?”