Crazy 2000

Crazy 2000

Crazy 2000
1h 37min | Drama | 8 June 2000 (Germany)

Storyline:

Benjamin is a 16 year old, paralyzed on one side of his body, with lousy grades in math, who switches to a boarding school to reach grammar school. Acclimatization to the new environment is difficult in the first place and he has to struggle with the various problems of coming of age, when he falls in love with the school’s dream girl Malen.

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Hopefuls 2015

Hopefuls 2015

Hopefuls 2015
Aspirantes (original title)
1h 11min | Drama | 16 October 2015 (USA)

Storyline:

Junior, as he’s known since he’s essentially still a child, seems to be having a tough time getting on in life. He shares cheap lodgings with another fellow and earns money doing strenuous night shifts at a warehouse. It’s no surprise that he lives for football and desperately hangs onto the dream of perhaps every Brazilian kid – to become a famous football player. Although he trains hard with his team, he’s not one of the best. He won’t admit to the mounting jealousy he feels as he watches his talented friend doing extremely well on the pitch. What’s more, his prospects don’t look so rosy now that his young girlfriend Carine is pregnant, and he also has to deal with his dominant mother…

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Come Out and Play 2012

Come Out and Play 2012

Come Out and Play 2012
R | 1h 27min | Horror | 22 March 2013 (USA)

Storyline:

A couple take a vacation to a remote island – their last holiday together before they become parents. Soon after their arrival, they notice that no adults seem to be present – an observation that quickly presents a nightmarish reality.

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The Boys of Paul Street 1968

The Boys of Paul Street 1968

The Boys of Paul Street 1968
A Pál utcai fiúk (original title)
G | 1h 50min | Drama | 23 June 2015 (USA)

Storyline:

In Budapest, two rival gangs of young boys lay claim to a vacant lot. The hostilities escalate yet never quite boil over into actual violence. Just when things do get out of hand, however, the problem is “solved” by the city government, which takes over the lot for future development.

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Mondomanila 2010

Mondomanila 2010

Mondomanila 2010
Mondomanila: Kung paano ko inayos ang buhok ko matapos ang mahaba-haba ring paglalakbay (original title)
Not Rated | 1h 15min | Comedy, Horror, Musical | 29 November 2012 (Germany)

Storyline:

Tony knows nothing but tough times, living in the bleak circus of the slums he calls home amongst denizens of the underworld: the crippled pimp, the lonely housewife, the neighborhood gay and his macho father, the prostitutes, the small-time politician, and the Yankee pedophile. This is his story and the story of the world he lives in: a hopeless, closed-in decrepit world gone to seed.

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Rejected 2018

Rejected 2018

Rejected 2018
1h 28min | Fantasy, Drama | 2018

Storyline:

In a future medieval world, after the collapse of our civilization, man has repeated all the same mistakes again, and installed a new system of law based on false science and superstitious beliefs. Worst of all their deviances now, is anyone who dares to consume or even touch the sweet-tasting ‘Chisa’ flower. Once caught, they are permanently banished from the village, and made to live a life of solitude and poverty. Most prone to this deviance are children – known by elders as ‘vessels for evil’ – since their natural curiosity makes them prey to temptation. Yet these rejected children, left to their own devices, free and as wild as the wind, are discovering the true power of this plant and its teachings. Its sap contain what most adult fear: a vision of the truth. They have learned so much that some villagers even accuse these children of witchcraft.

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When Father Was Away on Business 1985

When Father Was Away on Business 1985

When Father Was Away on Business 1985
Otac na sluzbenom putu (original title)
R | 2h 16min | Drama | 11 October 1985 (USA)

Storyline:

Tito’s break-up with Stalin in 1948 marked the beginning of not only confusing, but also very dangerous years for many hard-core Yugoslav communists. A careless remark about the newspaper cartoon is enough for Mesha to join many arrested unfortunates. His family is now forced to cope with the situation and wait for his release from prison. The story is told from the perspective of Malik, his young son who believes the mother’s story about father being “away on business”.

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Quartier lointain 2010

Quartier lointain 2010

Quartier lointain 2010
1h 38min | Drama, Fantasy | 20 May 2010 (Germany)

Storyline:

The film, adapted from the Eisner award nominated manga by Jiro Taniguchi, follows Thomas, a cynical and tired French comic artist who, while visiting his old family home, loses consciousness – only to awaken 40 years in the past in the body of his younger self. While here he faces the choice of changing events at the cost of his own future – and to unravel a lifelong mystery, the reason for his fathers mysterious disappearance that he knows will happen a few months after Thomas’s arrival.

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Paradise Love 2012

Paradise Love 2012

Paradise Love 2012
Paradies: Liebe (original title)
Unrated | 2h | Drama | 26 April 2013 (USA)

Storyline:

Teresa, a fifty-year-old Austrian mother, travels to the paradise of the beaches of Kenya, seeking out love from African boys. But she must confront the hard truth that on the beaches of Kenya, love is a business.

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