Henny Penny is going to the village when a big acorn falls on her head from an oak tree. She thinks that the sky is falling and she runs to tell the king. Along the road she meets Cocky Locky, Ducky Lucky and other animal friends. They all join her, while the fox is waiting for them in the wood. He’s hungry and he wants to eat the animals. But, at the last moment, something unexpected happens…This version of the traditional tale ends in a different and quite surprising way.
Still, such a virus is called “Japanese”, because its native countries are Japan, Taiwan and China. Some reports state that the motherland of this virus is Far East Russia…
Strange events are occurring in the small town of Thebes, USA. Knocked out by a falling statue of the Virgin Mary, Mrs Leontina Scales wakes up not quite the woman she was before. What on earth are her sons and her foul-mouthed daughter Tabitha supposed to do with a mad mother who speaks in tongues? Meanwhile, choir director Jeremy Carr needs a rehearsal venue for his gay singing group. Could the Sisters of the Sorrowful Mysteries be his salvation? As the year draws to a close, the Radical Radiants battle the Catholics, a Christmas pageant goes horribly awry, and a child is born... Frantic, funny and farcical, "The Next Queen of Heaven" is a modern masterpiece from the incredible imagination of Gregory Maguire.
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Original / American EnglishTom breaks his leg in a football game — it’s not his lucky day! A week later, Tom sees his favorite movie star. But Tom falls again—and suddenly the movie star is falling too! Reporters are taking pictures of Tom. Is this his lucky break?