Island of Swans 1983

Island of Swans 1983

Island of Swans 1983
Insel der Schwäne (original title)
1h 25min | Drama | 28 April 1983 (East Germany)

Storyline:

Fourteen-year-old Stefan Kolbe, along with his mother and sister, moves from an idyllic small town to the developing area of Berlin-Marzahn, where his father works as a construction worker. Stefan must find his way in a completely new environment and surrounded by strange people. Stefan gets to know two girls, who attempt to seduce him, and gets himself into trouble with the landlord, who kisses up to societal authority figures. He becomes friends with the anxious Hubert, defends him against the constant humiliation of the older student Windjacke, and encourages him to stand up for himself. It ends tragically in a bitter fight between Stefan and Windjacke.

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Manuel on the Island of Wonders 1984

Manuel on the Island of Wonders 1984

Manuel on the Island of Wonders 1984
Manoel dans l’île des merveilles (original title)
2h 10min | Drama, Fantasy | TV Mini-Series (1984– )

Storyline:

Manuel’s fantasy travel through Time goes from Long Ago (Episode 1 – O jardim proibido / Le Jardin interdit) through Now (Episode 2 – O pique-nique dos sonhos / Le Pique-nique des rêves), arriving in the Future (Episode 3 – A pequena champeã de xadrez / La Petite Championne d’échecs).

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Gritta von Rattenzuhausbeiuns 1985

Gritta von Rattenzuhausbeiuns 1985

Gritta von Rattenzuhausbeiuns 1985
1h 23min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy | 7 March 1985 (East Germany)

Storyline:

The tale of young Gritta who lives with her father, an unsuccessful inventor. When her new stepmother tries to put her away in a convent she discovers some dark secrets there.

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Up Among the Stars 2018

Up Among the Stars 2018

Up Among the Stars 2018
En las estrellas (original title)
1h 26min | Drama | 31 August 2018 (Spain)

Storyline:

Victor, an unemployed film director, his wife just died and left him a 9-year-old son. The difficulties depressed him so much and he became a drunk. The alcoholism was the only way to allow him to escape into the LaLaLand, the drunken illusions had become so real that he evolved into a great dreamer, telling wonderful stories to his son. His drunkenness also made him a would-be director who thought he himself actually directed those fantastic stories he told his son.

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