A personal travelogue that captures the boredom, precarity and fantasies of an undocumented immigrant crossing America by train. Documentary about Platz, the largest shanty town in Europe on the banks of the river Stura in Turin where more than one thousand people from different countries lived. As Director Amy Jenkins welcomes her first child into the world, she also must negotiate the cancer diagnoses of her mother and sister, whom fall ill within the same year. Divided between work and fun, crime and hope, each one of them will have to find ways to overcome the obstacles and tame the tiger that they bring inside their veins. Hashti, in most traditional houses in Iran, is a octagonal space of distribution and circulation to direct the person towards the various parts of the house, the private andarouni and semi-public birouni reserved for the reception from abroad and the access to spaces of service.
She escapes their clutches and makes her way to a mansion owned by millionaire Joseph Noblart Hugh Griffith , who is overseeing a decadent party. Among the guests at his home are a pair of table-tennis players, a man with a harpoon played by Polanski himself , and a hedonistic pimp played by Marcello Mastroianni. The woman's sexually charged adventure is an homage to Alice in Wonderland. Diary of Forbidden Dreams.
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