The Violation 2013
10min | Short, Drama | 6 April 2013 (USA)
MICKEY DOUGHERTY, 15, has a crush on OSCAR HEIM, 17, the son of the wealthy family next door. Oscar has a crush on Mickey’s sister, TINA, 16. Fearing a burglary, Oscar’s mother LINDA (Beth Grant — Donnie Darko, Little Miss Sunshine) asks the Dougherty family to house-sit while they’re at their daughter’s wedding. Linda makes it clear that she doesn’t want the Doughertys venturing beyond the family room, but once she’s gone, Mickey invades Oscar’s bedroom. Mickey builds a totem of Oscar out of Oscar’s pants and shirts, seating the totem on the toilet and then touching it erotically. Distracted by his mother’s drunken fall downstairs, Mickey hasn’t dismantled the totem when the Heims return home early.
Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party 2016
1h 27min | Drama | 8 January 2016 (USA)
HENRY GAMBLE’S BIRTHDAY PARTY takes place over the course of 24 hours, at the 17th birthday pool party of preacher’s kid Henry Gamble. As Henry treads through various sexual possibilities, seeking to come into his own, so too do the adults and teenagers of the party, all struggling to navigate the public and private, and their longing, despite themselves and their faith, for earthly love.
Le segrete esperienze di Luca e Fanny 1980
1h 22min | Comedy, Drama, Adult | 22 October 1980 (Italy)
AKA Secrets d’adolescentes
A rich family residing in a French villa treats their two hot maids like garbage. The maids decide to seduce the young son Luca who’s home for the holidays and point him towards cousin Fanny who’s in the middle of being sexually awakened.
7 virgenes 2005
1h 26min | Crime, Drama | 14 October 2005 (Spain)
6 wins & 10 nominations.
It is summertime in a blue-collar, marginal district of a city in the South of Spain. Tano, a teenager currently serving a sentence in a juvenile reform center, is given a 48-hour leave to attend his brother’s wedding. Together with his best friend Richi, Tano plans to enjoy his 48-hour pass to the limit, doing all the things he is normally prohibited from doing. He gets drunk, takes drugs, steals, has sex and hangs out with his buddies. He feels free and exerts that freedom with all the force and audacity of a teenager. By the end of his 48-hour pass, Tano has also witnessed the collapse of all the things he takes for granted in his life: the neighborhood, his family, friends and loved-ones – everything is somehow different for him. More than just two days of freedom, Tano’s leave turns out to be a journey into maturity.
A boy from a small town has never kissed a girl. So one day he and his friends decide to go to the ‘big city’ to see if they have more luck there. In the city, the boys get much more then they bargained for.
Haakon Haakonsen (original title)
1h 32min | Adventure, Family | 3 October 1990 (Norway)
Haakon Haakonsen didn’t want to go to sea so young, but when his father, a Norwegian sailor, comes home with a badly wounded foot in the 1850s, the Haakonsen family finances require him to enlist as ship boy aboard a British ship under Royal Navy authority. After some hazing he buckles up to learn the hard work and gets accepted by the rough crew. Then Royal Navy lieutenant John Merrick is welcomed to take charge of security on a long voyage to Sidney and Calcutta, through pirates-infested waters, but Haakon distrusts him after finding out that he packed concealed weapons; indeed Merrick secretly poisons the captain. Haakon and his guardian angel, his father’s best mate Jens, were about to feel the claw of the cat for helping a stowaway when a rock wrecks the ship. Haakon washes up an island where he finds a pirates treasure and weapons.
Two brothers, aged 16 and 18, are in rural France with their father. They are in hiding and forever changing dwellings so their whereabouts remain unknown to the authorities. At one of their stops the older brother abandons them and so, 16 year old Sylvain is left alone with his father, by the Loire river. Thatʼs where he will meet his first girlfriend and will begin to consider leaving his father for the first time, in order to live his own life.