Captain Johnno 1988

Captain Johnno 1988

Captain Johnno 1988
Not Rated | 1h 36min | Drama, Family | TV Movie 17 April 1988

Storyline:

A young deaf boy who calls himself “Captain Johnno” befriends Tony, an Italian fisherman in the small Australian fishing town they live in. Both feel outcast by the town and both share a great love of the sea. When Johnno’s beloved sister leaves to go to boarding school, he is so upset he runs away to an island hiding place, causing much distress in the town. His friend Tony helps him understand how much he is loved and missed by the townsfolk and his family.

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The Hole in the Ground 2019

The Hole in the Ground 2019

The Hole in the Ground 2019
R | 1h 30min | Horror | 1 March 2019 (Ireland)

Storyline:

Trying to escape her broken past, Sarah O’Neill is building a new life on the fringes of a backwood rural town with her young son Chris. A terrifying encounter with a mysterious neighbour shatters her fragile security, throwing Sarah into a spiralling nightmare of paranoia and mistrust, as she tries to uncover if the disturbing changes in her little boy are connected to an ominous sinkhole buried deep in the forest that borders their home.

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Happy Log 2016

Happy Log 2016

Happy Log 2016
1h 38min | Action, Adventure, Drama | 2016 (USA)

Storyline:

On the verge of depression following the murder of his father, Cory, a nervous, guilt-ridden 12-year-old “altar boy”, is coaxed by his adventurous best friend, Ben, to prove their manhood by embarking on their first overnight fishing trip out in the wild on the Mississippi Bayou’s Wolf River; but their trip goes awry when the hapless “altar boys” become targets of a mob hit in progress by a cold-blooded assassin who is determined to collect on a gambling debt.

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Little Terrors 2014

Little Terrors 2014

Little Terrors 2014
Not Rated | 1h 43min | Drama | 12 September 2014 (Canada)

Storyline:

A 13-year-old American boy is recruited by terrorists to bomb a U.S. embassy in Delhi. After being brainwashed he is sent to live with a Muslim family prior to the attack. However, the man harboring him begins to play a dangerous game when he attempts to convince the boy not to go through with the bombing.

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The Terence Davies Trilogy 1983

The Terence Davies Trilogy 1983

The Terence Davies Trilogy 1983
1h 41min | Drama | September 1984 (UK)

Storyline:

Davies’ film is divided into three segments entitled “Children”, “Madonna and Child”, and “Death and Transfiguartion”. The segments tell the life of Robert Tucker. The first segment looks at his birth and formative years in school, an austere boy’s school. The bleak environment is not aided by the loveless, violent domestic life he experiences. Nonetheless, his father’s death has a major impact on him. In the second segment, he is a closeted homosexual working in a grim office and still living at home with his daunting mother. In the final segment, he deals with his mother’s death and then faces his own impending doom. As his death approaches he flashes back to his life’s events.

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Gritta von Rattenzuhausbeiuns 1985

Gritta von Rattenzuhausbeiuns 1985

Gritta von Rattenzuhausbeiuns 1985
1h 23min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy | 7 March 1985 (East Germany)

Storyline:

The tale of young Gritta who lives with her father, an unsuccessful inventor. When her new stepmother tries to put her away in a convent she discovers some dark secrets there.

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Up Among the Stars 2018

Up Among the Stars 2018

Up Among the Stars 2018
En las estrellas (original title)
1h 26min | Drama | 31 August 2018 (Spain)

Storyline:

Victor, an unemployed film director, his wife just died and left him a 9-year-old son. The difficulties depressed him so much and he became a drunk. The alcoholism was the only way to allow him to escape into the LaLaLand, the drunken illusions had become so real that he evolved into a great dreamer, telling wonderful stories to his son. His drunkenness also made him a would-be director who thought he himself actually directed those fantastic stories he told his son.

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