Three men, yearning for the wild and crazy days of adolescence, make the house that one of them just moved into the stomping grounds for their newly formed fraternity. Along with several misfit college students, the trio try to outwit the vindictive dean.
The mixed-race daughter of a British Naval officer is raised by her great-uncle among England's aristocracy. When she develops feelings for an idealistic young lawyer, the two force her guardian to confront his own views on race and slavery in England.
A mother of two is surprised by the visit of her estranged brother, an investigate photojournalist. When she finds out that he has been labelled an eco-terrorist, she feels that her brother's presence has a negative influence on her children.