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.
Do You Remember Dolly Bell? 1981
Sjecas li se, Dolly Bell (original title)
Not Rated | 1h 50min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 15 August 1986 (USA)
A young man grows up in Sarajevo in the 1960s, under the shadow of his good, but ailing father, and gets attracted by the world of small-time criminals. They hire him to hide a young prostitute and he falls in love with her.