Alone with Mr Carter 2011
TV-G | 17min | Short, Drama, Romance | 17 September 2011 (USA)
In 1997, the year Ellen DeGeneres comes out, John is a boy who dreams of becoming a cop. He wants to confide in his neighbor, Mr. Carter, that he is secretly in love with him. Time is of the essence as the 65-year-old heterosexual detective is moving away forever.
Still Walking 2008
Aruitemo aruitemo (original title)
Not Rated | 1h 55min | Drama | 28 June 2008 (Japan)
Still Walking is a family drama about grown children visiting their elderly parents, which unfolds over one summer day. The aging parents have lived in the family home for decades. Their son and daughter return for a rare family reunion, bringing their own families with them. They have gathered to commemorate the tragic death of the eldest son, who drowned in an accident fifteen years ago. Although the roomy house is as comforting and unchanging as the mother’s homemade feast, everyone in the family has subtly changed.
Murderous Children presents 4 files, 4 real stories of criminal children. The story begins in a reformatory where the most overwhelming and moving stories are gathered, showing the storms and abuses faced by children who have known abandonment, torture, rage and human disorder. Four lives that converge in the most culminating point to murder. Tweety and Cat: two teenagers who dispute their destinies in the world of drugs and human trafficking. Gerardo and Pablo: their proposal will be strong to push the people that they love the most. Carlos and Miguel: will take their inner grudges towards the most perverse. And Mariano: will have an opportunity to discover what is better? ¿kill or love?. Rather than showing a monstrous and ruthless society, it shows its most intimate, most innocent and illusive side, fractured at the most precise moment to become that they were so close to: Murderous Children. Killer children presents the most overwhelming and moving stories that show the storms, abuse and abuse faced by children who have known the abandonment, torture, rage and human disorder of the people with whom they have lived and loved. Their stories tell us the journeys, the decadence and the ruptures that have been taken to the limit of their control, the social events that have led our childhood to destroy that innocence, passing that thin thread between the illusion to become the evil and the absolute perversion. This saga not only narrates the cruelty in its reality and hopelessness, but also for the darkness of the lives portrayed, which rather than showing a monstrous and ruthless society, shows its most intimate, most innocent and hopeful side, fractured at the most precise moment the childhood.
The Mudlark 1950
Approved | 1h 39min | Drama | 28 November 1950 (USA)
In 1875 London, young Wheeler (who lives by scavenging) finds a cameo of Queen Victoria, which he thinks so beautiful, he risks his life to save it. Possessed of a desire to see the Queen, he slips past the Beefeaters and wanders about Windsor Castle, just when a state dinner is in preparation. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli is struggling hard to persuade the Queen to end her long seclusion.
Smiley Greevins is a cheeky, mischievous, imaginative little boy who lives in the small town of Murrumbilla in the Australian outback. His father Bill is a poor drover who is often away from home. Much to the exasperation of his overworked wife, Ma Greevins, Bill is also very fond of the drink. Smiley is determined to buy himself a push bike, and so he takes on odd jobs in an effort to save up enough money. But Smiley always seems to get caught up in some sort of misadventure. Smiley is a classic Australian film that will delight audiences of all ages.
The White Crow 2018
R | 2h 7min | Biography, Drama | 22 March 2019 (UK)
Director Ralph Fiennes captures the raw physicality and brilliance of Rudolf Nureyev, whose escape to the West stunned the world at the height of the Cold War. With his magnetic presence, Nureyev emerged as ballet’s most famous star, a wild and beautiful dancer limited by the world of 1950s Leningrad. His flirtation with Western artists and ideas led him into a high-stakes game of cat and mouse with the KGB.