Rasmus på luffen 1981

Rasmus på luffen 1981

Rasmus på luffen 1981
1h 45min | Adventure, Drama, Family | 12 December 1981 (Sweden)

Storyline:

Rasmus lives at an orphanage. He’s OK, but wants a mom and a dad, and from time to time some comes to find a child, but they always chose little girls curls. Rasmus realizes he has to run away and find parents himself.

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Karlsson on the Roof 1974

Karlsson on the Roof 1974

Karlsson on the Roof 1974
Världens bästa Karlsson (original title)
1h 39min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy | 2 December 1974 (Sweden)

Storyline:

Karlsson is a very short, very portly and overconfident man who lives in a small house hidden behind a chimney on the roof of a very ordinary apartment building, on a very ordinary street in Stockholm. When Karlsson pushes a button on his stomach, it starts a clever little motor with a propeller on his back allowing him to fly. Karlsson is the best at everything, at least according to himself. But there is, in fact, one thing at which he excels: being a playmate to a young boy named Svante, but nicknamed Lillebror (little brother), who lives in the apartment building with his family. Karlsson is quite mischievous, often getting Lillebror in trouble, but everyone in the end – even Lillebror’s family, his cranky uncle, and their dour housekeeper – grow to like Karlsson and appreciate his sense of humour, energy, and good nature.

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300 Miles To Heaven 1989

300 Miles To Heaven 1989

300 Miles To Heaven 1989
300 mil do nieba (original title)
1h 30min | Biography, Drama | 30 October 1989 (Poland)

Storyline:

Based on a true story dating back to 1985 when two Polish boys, a teenager and his little brother, escaped from communist Poland all the way to Sweden, hidden under a truck. In the movie, their destination has been changed to Denmark.

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Chillar Party 2011

Chillar Party 2011

Chillar Party 2011
2h 15min | Comedy, Drama, Family | 8 July 2011 (India)

Storyline:

When an employee of Mumbai’s Chandan Nagar leaves, he is replaced by a youth, Fatka, who has a stray dog, Bhidu (a.k.a. Buddy). There is no accommodation provided for this homeless orphan, so he and his pet decide to make an abandoned antique car their new home. There is some resentment from the children of the building, but Fatka gets accepted in the cricket team after he demonstrates his bowling capabilities. A chance visit by a politician, Shashikant Bhide, results in enforcement of new municipal legislation to capture all stray dogs, and the children decide to oppose it. Their attempt to secure 31 signatures from residents turns out to be in vain, and they decide to launch a unique protest. Shashikant puts pressure on Chandan Nagar’s Secretary, Tandon, as well as launches his own campaign to enforce the legislation and ensure Bhidu’s capture.

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La sombra del ciprés es alargada 1990

La sombra del ciprés es alargada 1990

La sombra del ciprés es alargada 1990
1h 40min | Drama | 25 May 1990 (Spain)

Storyline:

In Ávila in 1929, little Pedro goes to live with his tutor at the home of Don Mateo, a self-taught teacher who will deeply influence the boy with his teachings on the relationship between life and death. Don Mateo takes care of his education, his wife and daughter, Doña Gregoria and Martina, they become the family that Pedro does not have and his new roommate and studies, Alfredo, his soul friend. The life of the provinces, the relations with their companions and the experiences lived in this early stage will definitely mark the life of young Pedro.

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Otec 1982

Father Will Beat Me Anyway 1981

Otec 1982
1h 30min | Family | 1 March 1982 (Czechoslovakia)

Storyline:

Small Yozko, who lives with his mother, dreams of a real father, whose ideal is embodied in a tractor motorcyclist on Formula nickname. However, his mother perceives cheerful cool formula, finding it, like many villagers, frivolous. Friendship Formula fills the boy his father’s absence, and Yozko increasingly tied to his friend. Suddenly received a telegram from the actual Yozko father, his mother will have to take a difficult decision, but life itself makes adjustments …

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Potkal jsem ho v zoo 1994

Potkal jsem ho v zoo 1994

Potkal jsem ho v zoo 1994
1h 6min | Family

User review:

A mischievous Czech youngster sneaks off to the Lesna zoo for a day of fun. He soon bumps into (actually is bumped into by) a blind boy his own age (both about 11) whom he leads on a whirlwind tour of the premises, opening cages to allow his friend to pet everything from tiger cubs to rhinoceroses, always one step ahead of pursuing attendants. They eventually encounter some real perils but they are up to the challenge. Alas there is no English translation but the film is dubbed in German and even without language the story line is clear. Kids will enjoy it and parents will find it easy to watch. Sprinten wir! 🙂

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