East Palace, West Palace 1996

East Palace, West Palace 1996

East Palace, West Palace 1996

East Palace, West Palace 1996
Dong gong xi gong (original title)
1h 30min | Drama | 24 July 1998 (USA)

Storyline:

In China, homosexuality isn’t illegal, but homosexuals are routinely persecuted by police and arrested for “hooliganism”. The film focuses on a young gay writer A-Lan who, being attracted to a young policeman, manages to have himself interrogated for a whole night. His life-story which he tells during the interrogation reflects the general repression of the Chinese society. The policeman’s attitude shifts from the initial revulsion to fascination and, finally, to attraction.

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Sasha 2010

Sasha 2010

Sasha 2010

Sasha 2010
Not Rated | 1h 42min | Comedy, Crime, Drama | 24 March 2011 (Germany)

Storyline:

Sasha is a piano prodigy under pressure to gain admittance to a prestigious music school. What is really stressing Sasha is his emerging sexuality, plus his piano tutor is moving away, because Sasha is in love with him, and no one knows.

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Clandestinos 2007

Clandestinos 2007

Clandestinos 2007

Clandestinos 2007
Unrated | 1h 21min | Crime, Drama, Romance | 15 February 2008 (Spain)

Storyline:

Love and terrorism collide in this sexy Molotov cocktail of raging adolescent hormones and righteous indignation.

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Noblemen 2019

Noblemen 2019

Noblemen 2019

Noblemen 2019
1h 48min | Drama | 6 September 2019 (USA)

Storyline:

A 15 year old boy, struggling with his adolescent years, is terrorized by a gang of bullies in a posh boarding school. This sets forth a chain of events that leads to a loss of life and innocence.

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From the Edge of the City 1998

From the Edge of the City 1998

From the Edge of the City 1998

From the Edge of the City 1998
Apo tin akri tis polis (original title)
Unrated | 1h 34min | Crime, Drama | 24 January 1999 (Greece)

Storyline:

A group of Pontian Greek immigrant teenage dreamers dwelling marginalised in the notorious and lustreless wild suburbia, witness the city’s repulsive face and an unrelenting world defined by prostitution, drugs, and inevitably, loss.

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Japan Japan 2007

Japan Japan 2007

Japan Japan 2007

Japan Japan 2007
1h 5min | Drama | 2007 (Israel)

Storyline:

The movie tells the story of Imri, who at 19 goes to live in Tel- Aviv, but dreams of moving to Japan. Through his relationships and encounters and in diverse cinematic tools, we are introduced to the young man’s life. An exploration of living in the exotic city of Tel Aviv is presented through a hero who is himself in the midst of exploring his own choice of an exotic place. A unique correlation is formed between the hero’s misconception of Japan and ours of him. The movie was constructed by both improvised and pre-scripted scenes, as required by the nature of each scene.

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