Birthmarked 2018

Birthmarked 2018

Birthmarked 2018
1h 30min | Comedy | 30 March 2018 (USA)

Storyline:

In 1977, two respected scientists, Ben Morin and his wife Catherine quit their jobs at the university to conduct an experiment they think will revolutionize our understanding of human identity. The project aims to raise three children contrarily to their genetic predispositions to prove the ultimate power of nurture over nature. They want to prove that everyone has the same potential to become anything. Maya, a newborn girl adopted from two feebleminded parents, is raised to be smart, while Maurice, a newborn boy adopted from two anger-prone parents, is raised to be a pacifist. Finally, their own biological son Luke, who comes from a long lineage of scientific brains, is raised to become a revered artist. The experiment will reveal little scientific truth, but rather lead Ben and Catherine to discover the true value of family.

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Jibeuro 2002

Jibeuro 2002

Jibeuro 2002
Jibeuro (original title)
PG | 1h 20min | Drama | 5 April 2002 (South Korea)

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Seven-year-old Sang-woo is left with his grandmother in a remote village while his mother looks for work. Born and raised in the city, Sang-woo quickly comes into conflict with his old-fashioned grandmother and his new rural surroundings. Disrespectful and selfish, Sang-woo lashes out in anger, perceiving that he has been abandoned. He trades his grandmother’s only treasure for a video game; he throws his food and he throws tantrums. When Sang-woo’s mother finds work and finally returns for him, Sang-woo has become a different boy. Through his grandmother’s boundless patience and devotion, he learns to embrace empathy, humility and the importance of family.

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Boys School 1938

Boys School 1938

Boys School 1938
Les disparus de St. Agil (original title)
1h 38min | Drama , Mystery | 5 June 1939 (USA)

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In a college, three friends form a secret society. Their objective – going to America. A night, after one of their secret meetings, one of them see a man coming out from a wall. Then the day after he talks about it, he disappears. Then the second one vanishes. Are they gone to their dreams? That’s when the art teacher is murdered. Suspicions now are too high so the third one decides to investigate.

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Travelling Circus 1988

Travelling Circus 1988

Travelling Circus 1988
Ganh xiec rong (original title)
1h 16min | Drama |

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Dat (Vien Minh) lives with his little sister with his always drunken father in a Vietnamese mountain. There it ends up a small traveling circus, which fascinates Dat quickly. Especially Lan (Thai Ngan), the girl of the troupe, it has done to him, because she performs a trick with rice in an empty basket is suddenly. He hopes to be able to nourish his poor and hungry village through this spell.

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Otec 1982

Father Will Beat Me Anyway 1981

Otec 1982
1h 30min | Family | 1 March 1982 (Czechoslovakia)

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Small Yozko, who lives with his mother, dreams of a real father, whose ideal is embodied in a tractor motorcyclist on Formula nickname. However, his mother perceives cheerful cool formula, finding it, like many villagers, frivolous. Friendship Formula fills the boy his father’s absence, and Yozko increasingly tied to his friend. Suddenly received a telegram from the actual Yozko father, his mother will have to take a difficult decision, but life itself makes adjustments …

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Potkal jsem ho v zoo 1994

Potkal jsem ho v zoo 1994

Potkal jsem ho v zoo 1994
1h 6min | Family

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A mischievous Czech youngster sneaks off to the Lesna zoo for a day of fun. He soon bumps into (actually is bumped into by) a blind boy his own age (both about 11) whom he leads on a whirlwind tour of the premises, opening cages to allow his friend to pet everything from tiger cubs to rhinoceroses, always one step ahead of pursuing attendants. They eventually encounter some real perils but they are up to the challenge. Alas there is no English translation but the film is dubbed in German and even without language the story line is clear. Kids will enjoy it and parents will find it easy to watch. Sprinten wir! 🙂

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Marhulový lekvár 1988

Marhulový lekvár 1988

Marhulový lekvár 1988
55min | Drama | TV Movie 1988

Storyline:

Television adaptation of F. Karinthy’s story about how important it is to have a sense of home. The apricot jeweler symbolizes the home, family well-being, which the little boy Ferko, living with his parents in a Hungarian town of the 30’s of the 20th century, desperately hopes for. A mother with an unfulfilled desire to become a famous pianist and a father with an even more distant dream to be a world-famous and wealthy writer to a son have no time or even a loving word. His loving companion is only Manci, who, however, leaves for misunderstanding with his lords. Ferko remains alone, disappointed and reluctant to accept the friendship of a new maid of Raza. But he also has his great dream, and Rosa will help him meet him.

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