“Influence” is a profile of the morally slippery British reputation manager, Lord Timothy Bell. Born into a working-class family, Bell climbed his way to the heights of global power, first spinning Margaret Thatcher into the “Iron Lady”,
A mother toils to save money to build a road in a Himalayan village to take her wheelchair-bound son for physiotherapy but her husband who believes that a shamanic ritual (Jagar) is the remedy, steals her savings.
Sisters Akram and Azar lie about the disappearance of their brother by telling everyone he has fled to Germany. In time this lie takes a life of its own and leads everyone to dark and mysterious places.
After young Tutu kills a bear to save his little brother’s life, he is considered an outcast as bears are sacred to the Lonki tribe. Years later Tutu and Linzi struggle to get by and work as lumberjacks near the forest they grew up in. When they both fall for the same woman, it drives the brothers apart.
In hellish Casablanca, the burning love story between has-been rocker Larsen and the streetwise prostitute Rajae sets ablaze a crazy Moroccan underworld in this story of passion, trauma, and rock ‘n roll.