Tai chi master Mr. Chu struggles to adjust to life in New York with his Americanized son and western daughter-in-law. But when Chu begins teaching tai chi at a local school, his desire to make a meaningful connection comes to fruition in the most unexpected of ways.
Based on the novel by Jorge Amado, this Golden Globe-nominated comedy follows the strange events that befall Dona Flor (Sonia Braga) after she is left a widow. Shortly after remarrying, she finds her new, less-than-satisfying sex life revived when the ghost of her late husband returns.
Gérald Gallant was a prolific hitman with twenty-eight murders to his name. But just how did this fragile, stammering man with a modest IQ manage to outwit both the most hardened criminals and the smartest policemen? His confession are as unbelievable as they are true.