Stand by Me 1986

Stand by Me 1986

Stand by Me 1986
1h 29min | Adventure, Drama | 22 August 1986 (USA)

Storyline

It’s the summer of 1959 in Castlerock, Oregon and four 12 year-old boys – Gordie, Chris, Teddy and Vern – are fast friends. After learning of the general location of the body of a local boy who has been missing for several days, they set off into woods to see it. Along the way, they learn about themselves, the meaning of friendship and the need to stand up for what is right.

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Peter Pan 2003

Peter Pan 2003

Peter Pan 2003
PG | 1h 53min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 9 December 2003 (UK)

Storyline:

In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling, and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into their nursery one night and leads them over moonlit rooftops through a galaxy of stars and to the lush jungles of Neverland. Wendy and her brothers join Peter and the Lost Boys in an exhilarating life–free of grown-up rules–while also facing the inevitable showdown with Hook and his bloodthirsty pirates.

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War of the Buttons 1994

War of the Buttons 1994

War of the Buttons 1994
1h 34min | Adventure, Drama, Family | 14 October 1994 (UK)

Storyline

The children of Ballydowse & Carrickdowse engage in battles in which they cut off the buttons, shoe-laces, belts and braces of their captured opponents. This gets their opponents in trouble with parents. They go to battle in mass groups of dozens, wielding sticks & slingshots. It’s a battle of strategic skills for the opposing leaders, Including one scene in which the principal gang uses an ancient war trick to overcome their opponents with successful and itchy results.

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Lord of the Flies 1963

Lord of the Flies 1963

Lord of the Flies 1963
1h 32min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller | 23 July 1964 (UK)

Storyline

A group of young boys are stranded alone on an island. Left to fend for themselves, they must take on the responsibilities of adults, even if they are not ready to do so. Inevitably, two factions form: one group (lead by Ralph) want to build shelters and collect food, whereas Jack’s group would rather have fun and HUNT; illustrating the difference between civilization and savagery.

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The Neverending Story III 1994

The Neverending Story III 1994

The Neverending Story III 1994
1h 35min | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 27 October 1994 (Germany)

Storyline

Bastian’s dream to get a sibling becomes true when his father re-marries, but soon he has trouble with his new stepsister Nicole and with a gang of school bullies, the Nasties. Hiding in the school library, Bastian finds his favorite book of THE NEVERENDING STORY, where it is later found by Slip, the gang leader. The latter recognizes the power of the book and begins to form Fantasia after his bad intentions. When the chaos becomes worse the Child-like Empress requests Bastian to move back to the real world, get the book back and save Fantasia. Accidentally some Fantasia characters travel with him to reality, but get lost in different places. Meanwhile Slip and the other Nasties spread anarchy. Finally, Bastian gets support from Nicole, who begins to believe in the power of Fantasia.

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Il ragazzo invisibile 2014

Il ragazzo invisibile 2014

Il ragazzo invisibile 2014
1h 40min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy | 18 December 2014 (Italy)

Storyline:

Michele is thirteen year old, shy, unpopular at school, and in love with Stella. After wearing a costume for a Halloween party, he finds out that he’s invisible.

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Ronja Rovardotter 1984

Ronja Rovardotter 1984

Ronja Rovardotter 1984
Ronja Rövardotter (original title)
2h 6min | Adventure, Drama, Family | 14 December 1984 (Sweden)

Storyline:

Borka and his band and Mattis’s band of robbers are rivals. Birk, his parents and their band live in the wild in Mattisforrest. They move in to Metis-stronghold, which belonged to his ancestors, in an attempt to escape being caught by the king’s men. The children have to learn to live in the woods

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