We the Animals 2018

We the Animals 2018

We the Animals 2018
R | 1h 34min | Drama | 17 August 2018 (USA)

Storyline:

Manny, Joel, and Jonah tear their way through childhood and push against the volatile love of their parents. As Manny and Joel grow into versions of their father and Ma dreams of escape, Jonah embraces an imagined world all on his own.

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Shanghai Panic 2002

Shanghai Panic 2002

Shanghai Panic 2002
Wo men hai pa (original title)
1h 27min | Drama , Romance | 14 February 2002 (Germany)

Storyline:

Growing up in the shadows of Shanghai, Bei (Li Zhinan), a disillusioned dancer, spends most of his time in a drug-induced haze. But when he begins developing AIDS-like symptoms and fears he could be seriously ill, he turns to his three best friends to help him forget. Complications ensue when Bei and another friend, Jie (Zhou Zijie), begin to feel more than mutual camaraderie, which throws their sexuality into serious question.

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The Beautiful Beast 2006

The Beautiful Beast 2006

The Beautiful Beast 2006
La belle bête (original title)
1h 50min | Drama | 3 November 2006 (Canada)

Storyline:

La Belle Bête is a powerful study of the conflict between beauty and ugliness, hate and love. The story revolves around three main characters. At the center, Patrice, a beautiful but mindless youth stands gazing at his image in the water. Around him move his ugly sister Isabelle-Marie, and his frivolous mother Louise, the first lost in love and hate for her brother’s beauty, the second seeing it as an adornment for herself. Into this small, obsessed universe come a blind boy and an elegant fop from the outside world. At once, the pattern breaks and events move forward into a terrifying denouement.

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Karlsson on the Roof 1974

Karlsson on the Roof 1974

Karlsson on the Roof 1974
Världens bästa Karlsson (original title)
1h 39min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy | 2 December 1974 (Sweden)

Storyline:

Karlsson is a very short, very portly and overconfident man who lives in a small house hidden behind a chimney on the roof of a very ordinary apartment building, on a very ordinary street in Stockholm. When Karlsson pushes a button on his stomach, it starts a clever little motor with a propeller on his back allowing him to fly. Karlsson is the best at everything, at least according to himself. But there is, in fact, one thing at which he excels: being a playmate to a young boy named Svante, but nicknamed Lillebror (little brother), who lives in the apartment building with his family. Karlsson is quite mischievous, often getting Lillebror in trouble, but everyone in the end – even Lillebror’s family, his cranky uncle, and their dour housekeeper – grow to like Karlsson and appreciate his sense of humour, energy, and good nature.

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La sombra del ciprés es alargada 1990

La sombra del ciprés es alargada 1990

La sombra del ciprés es alargada 1990
1h 40min | Drama | 25 May 1990 (Spain)

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In Ávila in 1929, little Pedro goes to live with his tutor at the home of Don Mateo, a self-taught teacher who will deeply influence the boy with his teachings on the relationship between life and death. Don Mateo takes care of his education, his wife and daughter, Doña Gregoria and Martina, they become the family that Pedro does not have and his new roommate and studies, Alfredo, his soul friend. The life of the provinces, the relations with their companions and the experiences lived in this early stage will definitely mark the life of young Pedro.

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Otec 1982

Father Will Beat Me Anyway 1981

Otec 1982
1h 30min | Family | 1 March 1982 (Czechoslovakia)

Storyline:

Small Yozko, who lives with his mother, dreams of a real father, whose ideal is embodied in a tractor motorcyclist on Formula nickname. However, his mother perceives cheerful cool formula, finding it, like many villagers, frivolous. Friendship Formula fills the boy his father’s absence, and Yozko increasingly tied to his friend. Suddenly received a telegram from the actual Yozko father, his mother will have to take a difficult decision, but life itself makes adjustments …

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Standing Up 2013

Standing Up 2013

Standing Up 2013
PG | 1h 33min | Drama | 16 August 2013 (USA)

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Based on one of the most beloved Young Adult novels of all time: Two kids are stripped naked and left together on an island in a lake – victims of a vicious summer camp prank; But rather than have to return to camp and face the humiliation, they decide to take off, on the run together. What follows is a three day odyssey of discovery and self-discovery.

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