Don’t Tell Papa 2004

Don't Tell Papa 2004

Don’t Tell Papa 2004
1h 42min | Comedy, Drama | 3 September 2004 (South Korea)

Storyline:

Don’t Tell Papa tells the story of a third-rate DJ who finds his relationship with his young son rapidly deteriorating. Director Lee Sang Hun offers you a hilariously touching tale about an intriguing love affair that will make you want to laugh and cry at the same time. After a one night stand high school boy Chul Soo and Ae Lang go their separate ways. However, approximately one year later, a basket with a baby is delivered to Chul’s class room. As Ae has left Korea to commence studies in the US, Chul has no choice but to look for a part time job in order to raise the temporarily motherless child.

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Esperame mucho 1983

Esperame mucho 1983

Esperame mucho 1983
1h 30min | Drama | 11 August 1983 (Argentina)

Storyline:

Memories of Argentina in the early 1950s bring a man back (in his mind) to his neighborhood, his family, and their hardware store. Although the barrio was filled with people both for and against Juan Perón who was in office as President at this time, the bonds of friendship were stronger than political differences. This view, and the view held throughout the film is that of the man as a young child. Newsreel clips and scenes of Evita Perón’s funeral insert an adult perspective, though there is still an element of indecision throughout the film as to which perspective should hold.

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Whale Valley 2013

Whale Valley 2013

Whale Valley 2013
15min | Short, Drama, Family | May 2013 (France)

9 wins & 9 nominations.

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The film shows a strong bond between two brothers that live in a remote fjord with their parents. We look into their world through the eyes of the younger brother and follow him on a journey that marks a turning point in the lives of the brothers.

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Native Boy 2013

Native Boy 2013

Native Boy 2013
18min | Short, Adventure, Drama | 17 October 2013 (USA)

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A retired firefighter turned children’s book author brings a magical heart-wrenching story to life. A story about a boy on a quest to capture the sun. As the boy’s endless chase for nature’s wonder blurs into the man’s past, memories of a haunting tragedy reveal a connection between the two.

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El Chico Que Miente 2010

El Chico Que Miente 2010

El Chico Que Miente 2010
1h 40min | Drama | 6 January 2011 (Mexico)

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From a town torn apart by a mudslide, where only huge skeletal buildings survive, a thirteen-years-old KID begins a voyage along the Venezuelan coastline driven solely by lies, in an attempt to put his life back together. Throughout the way, he strives to discover his origins.

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Fish Out of Water 2015

Fish Out of Water 2015

Fish Out of Water 2015
11min | Short | 8 February 2016 (USA)

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After moving in with his estranged mother after the death of his father, Zac needs to learn to find his own way. He attempts to keep his father’s memory alive by perfecting his amateur fishing skills – a past time that he and his father shared, and finds a new, but polarizing friend along the way. Ollie aids in helping Zac learn his skills, but he may not be all he seems. Zac ultimately has to learn that he has always had the ability inside himself, and that all he has to do is believe in himself..

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The Boys of St Vincent 15 Years Later 1992

The Boys of St Vincent 15 Years Later 1992

The Boys of St Vincent 15 Years Later 1992
1h 33min | Drama | TV Movie 7 December 1992

Storyline

Fifteen years after the events of The Boys of St. Vincent took place, the various boys involved are brought in to testify against the brothers, now finally standing trial, who assaulted them when they were children. The former head of the orphanage, Peter Lavin, has been married for several years at this point, has two children, and is living in Montreal when he is placed under arrest and brought to stand trial. While he maintains his innocence, the boy he favoured durring those years, Kevin Reevey, as well as many others, are faced with revisiting the abuse and trauma they sustained as children.

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What the Peeper Saw 1972

What the Peeper Saw 1972

What the Peeper Saw 1972
Diabólica malicia (original title)
1h 29min | Crime, Drama, Horror | 14 October 1972 (Italy)

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In this stylish and atmospheric psychological thriller reminiscent of Henry James’s Turn of the Screw, a widowed English writer brings a young, glamorous new bride to his bleak, isolated home in rural Spain. She soon becomes obsessed with her 12-year old stepson, who she learns has just been expelled from school for mysterious offenses; while the boy enjoys, exploits, and feeds her increasing paranoia about him. That he is a brilliant and lonely child is obvious. But is he the victim of a neurotic woman’s overwrought imagination– in Shakespeare’s words, the innocent flower, or the serpent under it?

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