Clover 2016

Clover 2016

Clover 2016
15min | Short, Action, Adventure | 14 March 2016 (USA)

Storyline:

Thomas and his sister Ethel are thrown into peril when a mysterious stranger appears at their secluded New England farm during the height of the Great Depression. When their father leaves for town, the stranger’s motives become clear and the children are forced to make a decision that will bring deadly consequences for everyone involved.

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Boredom Killer 2013

Boredom Killer 2013

Boredom Killer 2013
Tuer l’ennui (original title)
15min | Short, Drama | 10 January 2011 (France)

Storyline:

Tormented by their boredom, three kids stumble about looking for something to amuse them whilst they run muck. It’s all fun and games until somebody finds a gun. Enter the local bullies, and suddenly childhood friends and enemies converge around petty grudges and a dangerous weapon. And kids can be so cruel sometimes…

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38,5 (2010)

38,5 (2010)

38,5 (2010)
10min | Documentary, Short | 28 April 2010 (Germany)

Storyline:

Mariusz is a 15-year-old Polish boy who is training as a competitive boxer. The title refers to his weight (38,5 kilos), which must be increased by 4 kilos to move up a weight class. We see him in class, getting a detailed physical exam, training with other youth, at home and wandering alone. While this is listed as a brief documentary, the editorial comment of the cinematography and its editing present the picture of an adolescent boy who has a pretty miserable life. He is berated by his coach for “moving in slow motion”. His friends seem hardly to know he is there. His mother complains at every step and only wants him to have a girlfriend so that there is someone to do his homework. If there is to be a good ending to his constrained life, in isn’t visible in this 10-minute slice.

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