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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Paper Dove 2003

Paper Dove 2003

Paper Dove 2003
Paloma de papel (original title)
1h 30min | Drama | 25 September 2003 (Peru)

Storyline:

Juan, a young man convicted of terrorism, is given amnesty from a Lima prison; he boards a bus to return home and, in his mind’s eye, recalls events in his village near Huaraz when he was 10 or 12. His father is long dead, his mother lives with Fermin, secretly a sympathizer with the Communist guerrillas in the hills. Town leaders are assassinated at night. When Juan discovers Fermin’s secret, Juan is spirited away to the guerrillas to learn Marxist slogans and how to fight. When the band decides to attack the town to avenge the death of a comrade, Juan must choose. There are no white hats on any side: critical thought without love of life bears no fruit, writes Erich Fromm.

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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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Travelling Circus 1988

Travelling Circus 1988

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

Storyline:

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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