In 1911, a widow with two children leaves New York City for territorial Arizona and becomes a ranch hand and later gets herself elected sheriff. A gambler and a rancher become rivals for her affections.
Literature and psychoanalysis are summoned here around a mythical figure of the intellectual, artistic and psychoanalytical history of pre-dictatorship Argentina: Oscar Masotta. Having introduced Lacan’s thought in Latin America as well as structuralism, having taken action in defense of Pop art, and having himself initiated legendary performances, Masotta is at the heart of that wonderful Fifties and Seventies effervescence. But for as distinct a character as this one, Dora Garcia neither films the biopic, nor does she merely deliver the servile reconstruction of an anthology of his « actions ». Better still, and through an impure mix of both, with other elements at the forefront, she proposes floating evocation, much like psychoanalytical listening.
Seniors unexpectedly fall for each other over a shared love of music.
Focusing on the wedding arrangements of David and Elaine, each of whom is divorced, SECOND TIME AROUND presents the complexities of contemporary marriage in the United States.
A young man goes to Las Vegas with his best friend to prove he can win big bucks. When he loses all of the money, he and his friend get help from a young woman who tells the man the story of some special stones that are part of a legend involving time travel and parallel universes. When the trio get in a car accident, the young gambler is the only survivor. Pursued by a female detective, the two accidentally end up back in time on Christmas Day, where the gambler decides to make the wrong things right, and he also ends up falling in love with the detective.
Tito, lifelong president of Yugoslavia, is coming from his grave to once again talk to Serbs and to check what has changed since he was gone.
A long-divorced couple are reunited on a blind date and agree to fix each other up with friends and colleagues. While fix-up after fix-up fails to work out for either of them, they begin to wonder if perhaps they aren't the right match for one another after all.