Rasmus på luffen 1981

Rasmus på luffen 1981

Rasmus på luffen 1981
1h 45min | Adventure, Drama, Family | 12 December 1981 (Sweden)

Storyline:

Rasmus lives at an orphanage. He’s OK, but wants a mom and a dad, and from time to time some comes to find a child, but they always chose little girls curls. Rasmus realizes he has to run away and find parents himself.

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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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Lost Child 2018

Lost Child 2018

Lost Child 2018
1h 36min | Drama | 14 September 2018 (USA)

Storyline:

Lost Child is a dramatic thriller about a young army veteran suffering from PTSD who returns home to the Ozarks to look for her estranged brother and finds an abandoned young boy in the woods. As she searches for answers about who the child is, she discovers a mysterious world of folklore, clan rules and lies, ultimately putting her own life in jeopardy to protect the young boy and find out the truth.

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300 Miles To Heaven 1989

300 Miles To Heaven 1989

300 Miles To Heaven 1989
300 mil do nieba (original title)
1h 30min | Biography, Drama | 30 October 1989 (Poland)

Storyline:

Based on a true story dating back to 1985 when two Polish boys, a teenager and his little brother, escaped from communist Poland all the way to Sweden, hidden under a truck. In the movie, their destination has been changed to Denmark.

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Paper Dove 2003

Paper Dove 2003

Paper Dove 2003
Paloma de papel (original title)
1h 30min | Drama | 25 September 2003 (Peru)

Storyline:

Juan, a young man convicted of terrorism, is given amnesty from a Lima prison; he boards a bus to return home and, in his mind’s eye, recalls events in his village near Huaraz when he was 10 or 12. His father is long dead, his mother lives with Fermin, secretly a sympathizer with the Communist guerrillas in the hills. Town leaders are assassinated at night. When Juan discovers Fermin’s secret, Juan is spirited away to the guerrillas to learn Marxist slogans and how to fight. When the band decides to attack the town to avenge the death of a comrade, Juan must choose. There are no white hats on any side: critical thought without love of life bears no fruit, writes Erich Fromm.

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Chillar Party 2011

Chillar Party 2011

Chillar Party 2011
2h 15min | Comedy, Drama, Family | 8 July 2011 (India)

Storyline:

When an employee of Mumbai’s Chandan Nagar leaves, he is replaced by a youth, Fatka, who has a stray dog, Bhidu (a.k.a. Buddy). There is no accommodation provided for this homeless orphan, so he and his pet decide to make an abandoned antique car their new home. There is some resentment from the children of the building, but Fatka gets accepted in the cricket team after he demonstrates his bowling capabilities. A chance visit by a politician, Shashikant Bhide, results in enforcement of new municipal legislation to capture all stray dogs, and the children decide to oppose it. Their attempt to secure 31 signatures from residents turns out to be in vain, and they decide to launch a unique protest. Shashikant puts pressure on Chandan Nagar’s Secretary, Tandon, as well as launches his own campaign to enforce the legislation and ensure Bhidu’s capture.

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