Call Boy 2018

Call Boy 2018

Call Boy 2018

Call Boy 2018
Shônen (original title)
1h 59min | Drama, Romance | 2018 (Japan)

Storyline:

University student Ryo works at a bar part-time to earn money. He is not enamoured with his job or life for that matter. He is introduced to a female pimp who first tests him, and once he passes the hurdle, employs him as a male escort. Ryo takes to his job like a duck to water and prides himself in satisfying his diverse clientele. Getting to know the needs and wants of his customers helps Ryo understand himself better. With understand comes cognition and with cognition comes questioning.

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Close-Knit 2017

Close-Knit 2017

Close-Knit 2017

Close-Knit 2017
Karera ga honki de amu toki wa (original title)
2h 7min | Drama | 25 February 2017 (Japan)

Storyline:

One spring Hiromi, who is the mother of an 11-year-old girl Tomo, left home for the umpteenth time. Tomo is accustomed to such a mother and as always went to Makio’s place. He is a brother of Hiromi and has lived with Rinko, a pretty girlfriend. Actually, Rinko is a transwoman. She works as a caregiver in a nursing home where Makio’s mother Sayuri who suffers from dementia is living. Rinko makes a delicious meal and sometimes cuddles Tomo. She is a little confused, but Tomo, Rinko and Makio start to live a life together. One day Rinko teaches Tomo to knit to control her temper. Rinko was also taught by her mother at the age of puberty when she struggled with her sexuality. A daughter neglected by her mother. A gentle uncle and his transgender lover. An angsty boy who recognizes a sense of himself as a gay – A warm “knitting” reorganizes unconventional family.

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Huck and the King of Hearts 1994

Huck and the King of Hearts 1994

Huck and the King of Hearts 1994

Huck and the King of Hearts 1994
PG | 1h 38min | Adventure | 2 February 1994 (USA)

Storyline:

Taking place in the 1990’s, Huck and his card shark friend, Jim, travel from California to Nevada searching for Huck’s long-lost grandpa. Along the way, a deceived card player chases the two across the states with his two, less intelligent, sidekicks.

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Aloud 2016

Aloud 2016

Aloud 2016

Aloud 2016
20min | Short, Drama | October 2016 (USA)

Storyline:

1960s. Arden is an introvert kid who was brought up in a strict Catholic orphanage. Insecure about his voice, he pretends to sing during choir practice. With the arrival of Mr. Stevens, the new music teacher, his farce is discovered and the duo starts to work together. As the boy becomes more confident with his singing, a friendship is formed. But a stern Mother Superior notices changes in Arden’s behavior and, concerned with his attachment to the teacher, breaks them apart. Abandoned once more in his life, Arden will struggle to find his own voice.

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Mr. Blob in the Universe 1988

Mr. Blob in the Universe 1988

Mr. Blob in the Universe 1988

Mr. Blob in the Universe 1988
Pan Kleks w kosmosie (original title)
2h 28min | Adventure, Family, Musical | 5 December 1988 (Poland)

Storyline:

Kids from the orphanage in Malishev receive for Christmas a newest computer from a former pupil of this children’s home, and now the president of a large electronic corporation, as a gift. The computer tells them a story that can happen in 25 years. The Great Electronics after escaping from the Island of Inventors, settles on the planet Mango and invents Fantomization (teleportation). He kidnaps Agnieszka and gives it to the governor of the planet, Don Bazar. In the meantime, Pan Blot is in the last Nature Reserve. Peas, Agnieszka’s friend, together with his class friends, goes to the Blob to help find Agnieszka.

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Billy Elliot 2000

Billy Elliot 2000

Billy Elliot 2000

Billy Elliot 2000
R | 1h 50min | Drama, Music | 10 November 2000 (USA)

Storyline:

County Durham, during the endless, violent 1984 strike against the Margaret Thatcher closure of British coal mines. Widower Jackie Elliot (Gary Lewis) and his firstborn, fellow miner Tony (Jamie Draven), take a dim view of eleven-year-old second son Billy’s (Jamie Bell’s) poor record in boxing class, which worsens when they discover he sneakily transferred to the neighboring, otherwise girls-only-attended ballet class. Only one schoolmate, closet-gay Michael Caffrey (Stuart Wells), encourages Billy’s desire, aroused by the teacher, Mrs. Wilkinson (Dame Julie Walters), who judged him talented enough for private lessons, to train and try out for the world-renowned Royal Ballet audition. Only the prospect of a fancy career unimagined in the pauper quarter may twist pa and big brother’s opposition to indispensable support.

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El cazador 2020

El cazador 2020

El cazador 2020

El cazador 2020
1h 41min | Drama | 23 January 2020 (Netherlands)

Storyline:

Ezequiel, a 15-year-old teenager, is left alone at home when his parents travel to Europe for a month. One day he meets Mono at the skatepark. But meeting with Mono offers much more than the connection, intimacy, and sex he was looking for. He lands in a chilling situation that possibly makes him feel more alone than he already was.

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