Venice Calling 2019

Venice Calling 2019

Venice Calling 2019

Venice Calling 2019
Venise n’est pas en Italie (original title)
12 | 1h 35min | Comedy, Drama | 16 May 2019 (Belgium)

Storyline:

An adaptation of the novel Venice is not in Italy by Ivan Calbérac, published by Flammarion in 2015: Emile is fifteen. He lives in Montargis, between a sweet-crazy father and a mother who has always dyed his hair blond, because, it seems, he is more beautiful like that. When the girl who pleases him more than anything invites him to Venice for the holidays, he is overjoyed. Only problem, his parents decide to accompany him – This is the story of a teenager born into an unclassifiable family, the story of a first love, miraculous and fragile. This is the story of an initiatory and incredible journey where life often takes unawares, but where Venice, it will be at the rendezvous.

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Small Change 1976

Small Change 1976

Small Change 1976

Small Change 1976
L’argent de poche (original title)
PG | 1h 44min | Comedy, Drama | 12 17 March 1976 (France)

Storyline:

In the town of Thiers, summer of 1976, teachers and parents give their children skills, love, and attention. A teacher has his first child, a single mother hopes to meet Mr. Right, another mom reaches out to Patrick, a motherless lad who is just discovering the opposite sex. Patrick befriends Julien, a new student who lives in poverty with his mother and has a terrible secret. Bruno shows his friends how to chat up girls. Sylvie stages a witty protest against her parents. Brothers give a friend a haircut. A toddler falls from a window and is unhurt. Everybody goes to the cinema. At camp, Martine catches Patrick’s eye. A teacher explains: “Life is hard, but it’s wonderful.”

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Cool Kids Don’t Cry 2014

Cool Kids Don't Cry 2014

Cool Kids Don’t Cry 2014

Cool Kids Don’t Cry 2014
Kule kidz gråter ikke (original title)
1h 40min | Drama, Family, Sport | 10 January 2014 (Norway)

Storyline:

After an accident at school, the teenage-girl Anja must battle cancer while participating in summer camp, preparing for a soccer tournament and dealing with boys.

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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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Storm: Letters van Vuur 2017

Storm: Letters van Vuur 2017

Storm: Letters van Vuur 2017
1h 40min | Adventure, Drama, Family | 19 January 2017 (Netherlands)

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Storm Voeten, son of printer Klaas Voeten, becomes the target of a hunt by the Inquisition. Aided by Marieke, a mysterious girl living in the underground sewers of Antwerp, Storm is caught in a race against time to save his father from death.

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Cool Kids Don’t Cry 2012

Cool Kids Don't Cry 2012

Cool Kids Don’t Cry 2012
Achtste-groepers huilen niet (original title)
1h 36min | Drama, Family | 15 February 2012 (Netherlands)

Storyline:

Adaptation of one of Benelux most famous children’s novels. Gutsy middle school student Akkie loves soccer. When Akkie is diagnosed with leukemia, she has to fight for her life. As Akkie grows weaker she also grows closer to the boy she has liked all along.

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