The Smell of Us 2014

The Smell of Us 2014

The Smell of Us 2014
1h 32min | Drama | 10 September 2015 (Hungary)

Storyline:

A group of skateboarders in Paris are at the heart of a loose coalition of young people who do drugs and have sex. Several of them are rent boys, including the Dorian Gray/Narcissus of the group Math (Lukas Ionesco) and his friend JP (Hugo Behar-Thinieres) who is in love with him, but is continually rejected because Math reckons he’s only gay for pay. There’s a girl who sometimes comes over and is jealous of JP’s closeness to Math, and so she snitches on JP to his parents, and there’s an indigent old man nicknamed Rockstar (Larry Clark) whom the group tolerate as a kind of mascot/despised pet. And there’s Michael Pitt (who featured in Clark’s “Bully”) with a guitar in a couple of scenes looking slightly uncomfortable at being so clearly surplus to requirements.

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Élève libre 2008

Élève libre 2008

Élève libre 2008

Élève libre 2008
1h 45min | Drama | 21 January 2009 (Belgium)

Storyline:

Jonas, 16, is experiencing school failure. But for his tennis enthusiast, this is not so serious, since he can devote himself to sport. Unfortunately, he cannot pass the national selection. Turning away from his divorced parents, he finds thirty-year-old Pierre’s support, a friend of his mother. He was touched by his situation, offers help to him. With this privileged connection, he leaves school. Pierre and his companion, Nathalie replace the teachers and the parents. But this education will take a more intimate turn, sex education.

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Concrete Night 2013

Concrete Night 2013

Concrete Night 2013
Betoniyö (original title)
1h 36min | Drama | 1 November 2013 (Finland)

Storyline:

Concrete Night opens in a cramped, concrete-jungle home. The elder of the two brothers is getting ready to go and serve his prison sentence. During his last 24 hours of freedom, his little brother follows the brother he admires through the fateful sights of that night.

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Cuatro lunas 2014

Cuatro lunas 2014

Cuatro lunas 2014
1h 50min | Drama, Romance | 12 February 2015 (Mexico)

Storyline:

Four stories about love and self-acceptance: An eleven year-old boy struggles to keep secret the attraction he feels towards his male cousin. Two former childhood friends reunite and start a relationship that gets complicated due to one of them’s fear of getting caught. A gay long lasting relationship is in jeopardy when a third man comes along. An old family man is obsessed with a young male prostitute and tries to raise the money to afford the experience.

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Före stormen 2000

Före stormen 2000

Före stormen 2000
1h 46min | Crime, Drama | 22 September 2000 (Sweden)

Storyline:

This is a story of a disturbed normal life. In other words, it is a story that fear transforms the lives of the characters almost to destroy them. Ali is a man who comes from the Middle East. Lives in Sweden, is a taxi driver and has two daughters. Leo is an unassuming boy classmate of one of his daughters. Both will live in parallel a descent into hell when fear is installed in their lives and consumes them from within. In the case of Ali, through a message that sends memories to a distant past as a terrorist he thought he had finally escaped; in the case of Leo, when a series of unfortunate coincidences lead him to shoot another boy who constantly torments him. Both characters have to face their fears or succumb to it.

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Twee vorstinnen en een vorst 1981

Twee vorstinnen en een vorst 1981

Twee vorstinnen en een vorst 1981

Twee vorstinnen en een vorst 1981
1h 42min | Drama | 1 October 1981 (Netherlands)

Storyline:

Returning to his hometown by the sea, Levien visits his unyielding mother (Kitty Courbois) on her deathbed. He looks back on his childhood (played by Eric Clerckx) when he was in love with his sensual aunt Coleta (Linda van Dijck) and his anarchist mother who regularly put the whole family in trouble.

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