During a control tour through a Parisian "banlieue", a group of police officers commits an act of violence – and is filmed by a local resident. A race against time begins.
Greece, in the 19th century: some travelers are looking for the beginnings of European civilization on a beach. More than 100 years later, a corpse washes up on this beach.
Every day, prisoners are released from Huntsville State Penitentiary. They spend their first moments of freedom at a bus station, between cigarettes, phone calls and quiet reflection.
During a routine check at the German-Czech border, a policewoman shoots a fleeing suspect in the heat of the moment. Plagued by guilt, she travels to the Czech Republic to visit the dead man's family.