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)

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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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X+Y 2014

X+Y 2014

X+Y 2014
PG-13 | 1h 51min | Drama | 13 March 2015 (UK)

Storyline:

In a world difficult to comprehend, Nathan struggles to connect with those around him – most of all his loving mother – but finds comfort in numbers. When Nathan is taken under the wing of unconventional and anarchic teacher, Mr. Humphreys, the pair forge an unusual friendship and Nathan’s talents win him a place on the UK team at the International Mathematics Olympiad. From suburban England to bustling Taipei and back again, Nathan builds complex relationships as he is confronted by the irrational nature of love.

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Labor Day 2013

Labor Day 2013

Labor Day 2013
12 | 1h 51min | Drama, Romance | 30 August 2013 (Usa)

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A depressed mother’s husband has left her for she could not bear a second child. Living alone with her only son, she has an unlikely meeting with an injured escaped convict, and reluctantly takes him into her own care. The man proves to be better than his criminal image as the three bond over Labor Day weekend. The only problem? Everyone in town is looking for him.

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Ways to Live Forever 2010

Ways to Live Forever 2010

Ways to Live Forever 2010
PG-13 | 1h 30min | Drama, Family | 29 October 2010 (Spain)

Storyline:

Sam loves facts. He wants to know about UFOs and horror movies and airships and ghosts and scientists, and how it feels to kiss a girl. And because he has leukemia he wants to know the facts about dying. Sam needs answers to the questions nobody will answer.

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Nicostratos the Pelican 2011

Nicostratos the Pelican 2011

Nicostratos the Pelican 2011
Nicostratos le pélican (2011)
1h 32min | Comedy, Drama | 29 June 2011 (France)

Storyline:

Yannis is a 14 year old boy who lives an isolated life with his dad on a small Greek island. After the death of his mother, two of them didn’t talk much. One day, Yannis finds a young pelican and decides to take it home. His friendship with the pelican, and meeting with the impulsive 15 year old girl, will mark a change in his life, that will eventually lead to reconciliation with his father.

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Sommerjubel 1985

Sommerjubel 1985

Sommerjubel 1985
43min | Short, Comedy, Drama | 1 October 1986 (Norway)

Storyline:

It is the last day of school before summer vacation. The teacher can be heard telling the students about a traveler going to America. As the bell rings we see dozens of children running from the school. The camera then focuses on a group of preteen children talking amongst themselves. The scene changes and we see Trond(Øystein Offer-Olsen) and Oystein(Hans Jacob Melbye) running down a hillside and through the woods to a small lake. They talk about going swimming in the lake and one of them mentions that they do not have their

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