Brahms: The Boy II (2020)
PG-13 | 1h 26min | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 21 February 2020 (USA)
The story is about a family moves to a house in a countryside after a son (Jude) and mother (Liza) both traumatised from an unexpected burglary. Jude finds a dirty, dusty porcelain doll and calls it Brahms. Everything then change in a sinister way because of the doll.
1h 21min | Crime, Drama | August 2015 (Australia)
A light-fingered teen living in industrial suburbia struggles in the shadow of his Mother’s desperate need for an organ donor. When he skips school to take a job at a second hand car yard he soon uncovers a front for a local crime syndicate. Convinced he can buy his Mother a second chance at life, he schemes to pinch a large drug haul, but soon discovers life sinking from naive penny pinching to the abyss of major crime.
An Event 1969
Dogadjaj (original title)
1h 28min | Drama | 15 July 1969 (Yugoslavia)
A grandfather and his grandson go to a fair to sell a horse. A ranger and his vicious partner, Matijevic, follow them as they return home in order to rob them. The confrontation takes place in the forest.
Sound and Fury 1988
De bruit et de fureur (original title)
1h 35min | Drama | 1 June 1988 (France)
This drama depicts the misery of neglected children in big cities. 13 years old Bruno is of a good family, but since the death of his grandmother he spends most of his time alone, in a phantasy world, while his mother is away at work. But then he befriends the violent Jean-Roger, who’s from a severely disturbed family, where nobody cares what he’s doing. In school Jean-Roger drives their teacher into despair just for fun. To separate the two boys, she starts to stimulate Bruno’s interests by giving him extra lessons. When Jean-Roger fears loosing his one and only friend, he becomes even more aggressive.
For the Love of a Child 2006
TV-14 | 1h 20min | Drama | TV Movie 9 January 2006
In 1959, support from US troops based in Asia and later from the States enables two actresses to start a charity for mixed-race ‘orphans’ who are locally neglected as outcasts. Thus originates Childhelp, which later runs multi-disciplinary centers for abused or neglected children in the States. Among them is bright Jacob Fletcher, whose stepfather, a lawyer, terrorized him into utter trauma and reclaims him shortly after 10 months in jail. Jacob’s peers have distressing stories of their own, but competent, devoted staff helps most of them decisively on the former farm, using animal therapy.
The Immortal 2019
L’immortale (original title)
1h 56min | Crime, Drama | 5 December 2019 (Italy)
Ciro’s body is slowly sinking in the Gulf of Naples. As he plunges into darkness, memories emerge. It’s 1980, the earth is shaking, and buildings are falling. A baby’s cry emerges from beneath the rubble. Ten years later, the baby has grown into a young boy surviving, on his own, on the streets of Naples and getting his upbringing from the underworld. The aimless child of no one becomes Ciro Di Marzio, the Immortal.