Beautiful Boy 2018

Beautiful Boy 2018

Beautiful Boy 2018
R | 2h | Biography, Drama | 7 September 2018 (Canada)

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Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heartbreaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.

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Mister Blot’s Academy 1984

Mister Blot's Academy 1984

Mister Blot’s Academy 1984
Akademia pana Kleksa (original title)
2h 46min | Family, Fantasy | 30 January 1984 (Poland)

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Ten-year-old Adas, beginning his education at the Academy, finds the hideout of Bird Matt, who used to be a prince. Touched by his fate, he promises to find the magic button which has the power to restore him to human shape.

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Palo Alto 2013

Palo Alto 2013

Palo Alto 2013
R | 1h 40min | Drama | 9 May 2014 (USA)

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Shy, sensitive April is the class virgin, torn between an illicit flirtation with her soccer coach Mr. B and an unrequited crush on sweet stoner Teddy. Emily, meanwhile, offers sexual favors to every boy to cross her path – including both Teddy and his best friend Fred, a life wire without filters or boundaries. As one high school party bleeds into the next – and April and Teddy struggle to admit their mutual affection – Fred’s escalating recklessness starts to spiral into chaos.

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My Life So Far 1999

My Life So Far 1999

My Life So Far 1999
PG-13 | 1h 38min | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 26 August 1999 (Singapore)

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Memoir of the lives of a family growing up on a post World War I British estate headed up by a strong disciplinarian, her daughter, her inventor husband, their ten year old son, and his older sister. Through the household comes a number of suitors hoping to impress the young woman, including an aviator. When the elder woman’s son shows up at the estate with his French fiancé, everything gets thrown into turmoil. The young boy takes a sudden interest in her sexual allure and his father is disturbed by his own non-Victorian feelings.

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Padre padrone 1977

Padre padrone 1977

Padre padrone 1977
1h 54min | Biography, Drama | 17 May 1977 (France)

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The true story of the life of Gavino Ledda, the son of a Sardinian shepherd, and how he managed to escape his harsh, almost barbaric existence by slowly educating himself, despite violent opposition from his brutal father.

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Da jeg traff Jesus… med sprettert 2000

Da jeg traff Jesus... med sprettert 2000

Da jeg traff Jesus… med sprettert 2000
1h 28min | Biography, Comedy | 1 September 2000 (Norway)

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Little Oddemann uses every means available to find Jesus, including his slingshot. The film takes us to Norway in the late 30’s, where we meet a series of burlesque and humorous characters, whose antics convince Oddemann that growing up may be a bad idea. Yet Oddemann finds there are certain rewards to being grown-up, such as partying and chasing women, that merit closer examination. The film is based on a book of childhood reminiscences by beloved Norwegian poet and Jazz lyricist Odd Børretzen.

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Die Vorstadtkrokodile 1977

Die Vorstadtkrokodile 1977

Die Vorstadtkrokodile 1977
1h 28min | Family, Adventure | TV Movie 25 December 1977

User review:

It’s not easy to describe this film to non-Germans, unfamiliar with either Max von der Grün’s children’s novel or those that are unfamiliar with Germany’s post-ww2 social issues. However, if you born after 1970 in (then) West-Germany, it is likely that you have read the book in school or saw the following film on TV.

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Death at Oslo Central Station 1990

Death at Oslo Central Station 1990

Death at Oslo Central Station 1990
Døden på Oslo S (original title)
1h 39min | Action, Crime, Drama | 3 May 1991 (Sweden)

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A young boy named Pelle falls in love with the drug addict Lena. Then he and his friend Proffen tries to save her from the drugs.

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