Out Now 2005
20min | Short, Drama | 24 April 2005 (Germany)
Tom, 16, lives in a small town in Bavaria and is about to admit his homosexuality to society. Being mobbed and threatened in school and after some exiting experiences he overcomes his own barriers and makes his dream come true: getting into contact with others. The Story tells us from Tom, he is gay, he is chatting with other gay boys over the internet, but he would never admit it in front of others. By coincident he finds out, that Nikias – one of the cool guys in school, who mob Tom – likes to have sexual contact with boys as well. To be more accurate: Tom finds Nikias having sex with another guy on a couch. And on top of that, there is this very cute boy from the candy shop…
Au revoir les enfants 1987
1h 44min | Biography, Drama, War | 7 October 1987 (France)
In 1944, upper class boy Julien Quentin and his brother François travel to Catholic boarding school in the countryside after vacations. Julien is a leader and good student and when the new student Jean Bonnet arrives in the school, they have friction in their relationship. However, Julien learns to respect Jean and discovers that he is Jewish and the priests are hiding him from the Nazis. They become best friends and Julien keeps the secret. When the priest Jean discovers that the servant Joseph is stealing supplies from the school to sell in the black market, he fires the youth. Sooner the Gestapo arrives at school to investigate the students and the priests that run and work in the boarding school.
Was soll bloß aus dir werden 1984
1h 34min | Family | TV Movie 27 March 1984
In this 1984 West German film, a 12 year-old street kid in a slum of Berlin struggles to stay afloat through a commitment to his compassionate teacher and ambivalent classmates, aged 11-14, who also bear the harsh marks of impoverishment, which manifest themselves in peer ruthlessness and disrespect of adults. Movie does not, however, end in a tragic manner. Film contains frequent profanity, alcoholism, mild crime and peer violence, brief male nudity. This describes the film in German, without dubbing or subtitles.
Elvis Elvis 1976
1h 41min | Drama | 20 November 1976 (Sweden)
Tale of a boy, roughly eight, who experiences a number of problems due to his estranged relationship with his mother. Mom wants her little boy to be someone other than who he is; junior is stubborn, fights back. Can these two find a common ground before the ending credits roll?
Das Jahr Der Ersten Kusse 2002
Das Jahr der ersten Küsse (original title)
1h 34min | Comedy, Drama | 3 October 2002 (Germany)
31 year-old Tristan remembers the time when he was 15 and had just hit puberty. But he is not alone in this, he is with a large group of friends: Specki, a fat kid who is always stuffing himself, Streusel, a cheeky boy covered with spots, Tümai, a pretty Turkish girl, Kerstin, best friend of Tümai and very sporty, Elrond, with a heavy stutter, but regardless extremely popular and good looking, Lars and Simone, so far the only couple in the class who spend most of their time smooching and Long Jana, a girl who is at least 6 foot tall and extremely skinny. Tristan has just developed a huge crush on Kerstin, but is too shy to do anything about it. As if that weren’t enough, his parents, both psychoanalysts, separate – which puts an abrupt end to childhood naivety. Tristan is supposed to move town at the end of the school year. But time is too short to grow grey hair. The friends experience awkwardness at dance school, masturbation and first fantasies of the opposite sex, amateur school theatre, the first ?real? party with lots of alcohol, strip poker etc. The biggest interest is of course to get ahead with the girls which often ends up in very funny situations. Their mutual enemy is Simone’s father who beats her until Tristan finally takes up the courage to stop him. On Tristan’s last day, when all his friends come to say goodbye, Kerstin is missing. To his surprise she waits on the swing in front of Tristan’s new home. This is the beginning of a long, deep love, which leaves Tristan with the knowledge that he experienced something extraordinary, which most people never will.
La Fonte des neiges 2008
28min | Short, Comedy, Drama | 30 January 2009 (France)
Léo is dragged to a nudist camping resort by his mother. Like most boys at the age of 12 or 13, being nude in public holds little appeal for Léo, who protests by wearing extra layers. Until he meets a certain special girl, who captures his heart and releases his inhibitions.
Overgivelse 1988 Drama | TV Movie 20 September 1988
Rare Norwegian television movie about how difficult it is to reconcile with destiny: the parents brought the boy to the sanatorium. He does not like to be among patients, because he just got sick neck, what brought him here? He decides to build a raft and escape, because he is not among these patients. What came out of this idea? What if suddenly comes the understanding that you’re one of them?