Karlsson on the Roof 1974

Karlsson on the Roof 1974

Karlsson on the Roof 1974
Världens bästa Karlsson (original title)
1h 39min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy | 2 December 1974 (Sweden)

Storyline:

Karlsson is a very short, very portly and overconfident man who lives in a small house hidden behind a chimney on the roof of a very ordinary apartment building, on a very ordinary street in Stockholm. When Karlsson pushes a button on his stomach, it starts a clever little motor with a propeller on his back allowing him to fly. Karlsson is the best at everything, at least according to himself. But there is, in fact, one thing at which he excels: being a playmate to a young boy named Svante, but nicknamed Lillebror (little brother), who lives in the apartment building with his family. Karlsson is quite mischievous, often getting Lillebror in trouble, but everyone in the end – even Lillebror’s family, his cranky uncle, and their dour housekeeper – grow to like Karlsson and appreciate his sense of humour, energy, and good nature.

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Palácios de Pena 2011

Palácios de Pena 2011

Palácios de Pena 2011
59min | Drama, Fantasy | 8 January 2012 (USA)

Storyline:

Haunted by their own directionless lives, two pre-adolescent girls reunite while visiting their ailing grandmother. In the midst of her fantasies of a medieval past – one consumed by fear and desire – the two girls are transformed and confront a legacy of oppression.

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Animals 2012

Animals 2012

Animals 2012
Not Rated | 1h 34min | Drama, Fantasy | 26 October 2012 (Spain)

Storyline:

Pol is a teenager with a seemingly calm life. He lives with his brother, and is still in high school. However, Pol has a secret: Deerhoof, a cuddly teddy bear who thinks, moves around, and with whom he shares his best moments. Life goes on as normal until the arrival of Ikari, an enigmatic student who seems to be hiding something. Pol is fascinated by his new classmate and attracted to the dark side he harbors. An inexplicable death and a series of strange events will transform the meek student’s routine into a fantastic adventure, which will take over their lives.

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Kocicí princ 1979

Kocicí princ 1979

Kocicí princ 1979
1h 19min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | September 1979 (Czechoslovakia)

Storyline:

The castle custodian Král is moving to a new place of work with his wife, son Radek and a five – years old daughter Terezka. Radek takes his cat Líza with him. A fully loaded truck moves through the country which is in spring blossoms, gradually changing into a snow-covered land. Children’s imagination creates from real experiences magic stories – a fairy-tale grandpa takes them to a new castle, the children fear a black-horse rider who – as the grandpa and the cleaning lady assert she hates cats.

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Islands 2017

Islands 2017

Islands (2017)
Les îles (original title)
23min | Short, Drama, Fantasy | 15 August 2018 (France)

Storyline:

A melancholy reflection on the power of desire, suspended between the dream and urgency of the flesh, in which attraction is also horror. A mysterious and retro-technical nightmare at Leos Carax, where the fiction is reality and only those who love can get out of it.

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Long Live Ghosts 1977

Long Live Ghosts 1977

Long Live Ghosts 1977
At zijí duchové! (original title)
1h 25min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy | 12 April 1979 (Hungary)

Storyline:

Trespassing gang of boys encounter a ghost in the ruins of a castle. When they rescue the ghost who is caught in a trapset, they become allies in a fight to prevent ruins from being turned into mushroom farm by the city authorities.

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Down Down the Deep River 2014

Down Down the Deep River 2014

Down Down the Deep River 2014
41min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

Storyline:

A poetic, abstract tribute to classic children’s fantasy films, “Down Down the Deep River” was conceived as a visual song and written and directed by Will Sheff, lead singer and writer for Okkervil River. The film was shot in Sheff’s hometown in rural New Hampshire and stars local actors.

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