The Swiss chemist Gertrud Woker called for equal rights for women as early as the 1910s. She was a pioneer of the peace and women's movement and one of the first female professors in Europe. Through her research and criticism of the use of poisonous gases, the natural scientist soon came into conflict with the militaristically motivated elite. Nevertheless, she fought for peace and justice as well as against the misuse of science until her old age.
Enrico Oliveri, leader of Italy's main opposition party, is experiencing a crisis. Demoralized by poll results and political intrigues, he secretly leaves for Paris one night. There is great confusio n in the party's leadership circle: no one knows where Oliveri has gone. His closest colleague comes up with an ingenious idea: Enrico's twin brother Giovanni, an eccentric philosopher, should take the place of the missing man. Giovanni enjoys the idea and shakes up Italian politics.
The television producer and Republican puppet master Roger Ailes (1940-2017) was a longtime boss of Fox News and presidential advisor to Nixon, Reagan and Bush Jr., one of the most powerful media managers in the United States and in his most successful times responsible for a third of the revenues of Rupert Murdoch's media conglomerate. Bombshell unravels the case of anchor women Gretchen Carlson and Megyn Kelly, who started an avalanche of lawsuits against Ailes' sexual assaults and initiated his fall.