Berlin 1943/44 ("The Battle of Berlin"). Felice, an intelligent and courageous Jewish woman who lives under a false name, belongs to an underground organization. Lilly, a devoted mother of four, though an occasional unfaithful wife, is desperate for love. An unusual and passionate love between them blossoms despite the danger of persecution and nightly bombing raids. The Gestapo is on Felice's trail. Her friends flee, she decides to sit out the war with Lilly. One hot day in August 1944, the Gestapo is waiting in Lilly's flat...
Rita Vogt is a radical West German terrorist who abandons the revolution and settles in East Germany with a new identity provided by the East German secret service. She lives in constant fear of having her cover blown, which unavoidably happens after the German re-unification.
Julia and Max are in Lisbon for different reasons. When they meet each other in a hotel bar, an exciting night begins. Until the next morning they discover the scars of each other and tell the backgrounds of their origin. They start a journey into the past, which marks their bodies as well as their characters. Souvenirs is the story of one night, two persons and seven scars, whose backgrounds vary considerably.
Roy Stone has recently become homeless and decides to make a documentary film about his homeless experience on the streets of Seattle. While shooting his film, he meets a young woman, Iris, a shy, aspiring musician who has become homeless herself and they form an unlikely alliance to survive on the streets together. When Roy finally hears Iris' musical talent, he convinces her to perform on the streets to raise the money for her plane ticket back home to Kansas. Iris' struggle to overcome her fear of performing becomes the focus of his film. When Roy falls in love with Iris, he must face the fact that helping her off the streets will ultimately lead to their separation.