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Aboard the new space flight, Harris commandeers the craft and attempts to make contact with the phenomenon, imperiling his crewmembers and setting him on a life-altering journey into space.
In the film's first story, an emotionally unformed teen-ager, Octavio (Gael Garcia Bernal), initially commandeers the loyalty of his criminal older brother's Rottweiler, Cofi, and then, less certainly, of his sibling's unappreciated wife, Susana (Vanessa Bauche).
3 -- 4) A squirrel, left, commandeers a bird feeder for a morning snack.

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