Disgruntled Mei works on a pig farm and a butcher shop. One night she takes money from boyfriend Seng, breaks his heart, and boards a ship to Japan to work there illegally. A month later she gets deported. Her ex-boyfriend Seng picks up her up from the harbour. The young ex-couple spends the night trying to come to terms with how they came to their lives of shattered dreams and forsaken love. Angry words were exchanged, but as morning comes, in the face of fate's inevitability, they inhale in resignation.
Susumu Nokoshi once worked for a top foreign financial company. He is now a 34-year-old homeless man, usually found around a park in Shinjuku. He then meets medical school student Manabu Ito, who is looking for volunteers to undergo a surgical procedure known as trepanation. The surgery involves drilling a hole in the skull. Susumu is not interested in having the surgery, but he agrees to have the procedure for 700,000 yen. After the operation, when Susumu closes his right eye and sees someone with his left eye, he sees people having a distorted appearance. Manabu tells him that the distorted appearance is a form of visualization from deep within the mind. Susumu communicates with people, who possess a dark side in their subconscious mind.
The River Ran Red, part of The Witnesses Trilogy, is a 60 minute documentary about the epic search for survivors of the Armenian Genocide of 1915. Using eyewitness testimonies, the filmmaker, himself a survivor, weaves a story of terrifying intensity, from the highland waters of the Euphrates to the burning deserts of Syria, to the final resting place of those who died in and around the river.
Frank Darnell, director of the Central Security Agency (CSA), is at a loss when Miles Crandall, the genius who writes top-secret satellite communication software for his Pentagon-contracted company, disappears from a private jet flight, apparently by parachute, over the desert. CSA vet Cathy Davis, who retired to be a mother to husband Jack ad their kids, is secretly called in to solve the riddle, ironic given her cover as game designer for the US Puzzle Co. They soon realize the escape was staged, the question remains by whom and why. Meanwhile, Nick an unpopular bright nerd runs for class secretary, his haughty sister Susan fails to join the cheerleaders.