Bleak Night 2010

Bleak Night 2010

Bleak Night 2010
Pasookkoon (original title)
PG-13 | 1h 56min | Drama | 3 March 2011 (South Korea)

Storyline:

Three best friends, Ki-tae, Dong-yoon, and Hee-june; they thought their friendship would last forever. A few tiny cracks of distrust start to develop among these best friends. Ki-tae and Hee-june are suddenly filled with misunderstanding and hated, and Ki-tae starts to use violence against Hee-june. When Dong-yoon finds out about Ki-tae’s behavior toward Hee-june, he tries to stop Ki-tae but fails. Instead, what started out as little doubts, push these three boys into the point of no return.

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Jonas 2018

Jonas 2018

Jonas 2018
1h 22min | Drama | TV Movie

Storyline:

Two moments of Jonas’s life intertwine, each reflecting the other: in 1997, when he was a secretive teenager, and 18 years later, as an attractive and impulsive thirty-something looking for balance in his life. His life was turned upside-down when he was 14 and met Nathan, a charismatic friend who was both intriguing and daring. Now an adult, this memory still haunts Jonas and he’s unable to shake free of it. He walks through the town of his past, trying to put his life in order like the blocks in Tetris that he frantically played on his Game Boy as a teen.

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Boredom Killer 2013

Boredom Killer 2013

Boredom Killer 2013
Tuer l’ennui (original title)
15min | Short, Drama | 10 January 2011 (France)

Storyline:

Tormented by their boredom, three kids stumble about looking for something to amuse them whilst they run muck. It’s all fun and games until somebody finds a gun. Enter the local bullies, and suddenly childhood friends and enemies converge around petty grudges and a dangerous weapon. And kids can be so cruel sometimes…

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Smitty 2012

Smitty 2012

Smitty 2012
PG | 1h 34min | Drama, Family | 22 July 2015 (Brazil)

Storyline:

Thirteen year-old city brat Ben (Brandon Tyler Russell) has done it again, and his struggling, single mother (Mira Sorvino) has had enough of him getting into mischief. Now, Ben has to choose between going down the path of juvenile hall, or spending the summer in Iowa on a farm with his estranged grandfather, Jack (Peter Fonda). The day after arriving, Ben is ready to leave. To help Ben get a friend, Jack gets him a smart farm dog from an animal shelter to keep Ben company and in line. Between the dog and a friendly neighbor (Louis Gossett, Jr.), Ben soon learns life lessons about friendship, family, and responsibility. It may take a village to raise a child, but when you only have a handful of people and a dog at your side, you have to make do with what you have. Through it all, Ben has the most memorable summer of his life.

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Standing Up 2013

Standing Up 2013

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

Storyline:

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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