Black Jack 1979

Black Jack 1979

Black Jack 1979

Black Jack 1979
R | 1h 45min | Adventure, Comedy | 15 February 1980 (Sweden)

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A rediscovered classic from director Ken Loach (THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY, KES) and one of the inspirations for Wes Anderson’s MOONRISE KINGDOM, BLACK JACK is a dark and complex adventure film set in the 18th century and based on Leon Garfield’s novel for children. When French thief “Black Jack” kidnaps young Tolly, a journey begins that includes traveling fairs, murder and the rescue of a young girl from a private insane asylum. While shot primarily in 16mm and on a modest budget on location in Yorkshire, Chris Menges’ photography, the enchanting performances by its young cast and Loach’s gentle, observational style all shine through.

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Sicilian Ghost Story 2017

Sicilian Ghost Story 2017

Sicilian Ghost Story 2017
Not Rated | 2h 2min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy | 30 November 2018 (USA)

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In a little Sicilian village at the edge of a forest, Giuseppe, a boy of 13, vanishes. Luna, his classmate who loves him, refuses to accept his mysterious disappearance. She rebels against the silence and complicity that surround her, and to find him she descends into the dark world which has swallowed him up and which has a lake as its mysterious entrance. Only their indestructible love will be able to bring her back along.

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Return from Witch Mountain 1978

Return from Witch Mountain 1978

Return from Witch Mountain 1978
G | 1h 35min | Family, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 10 March 1978 (USA)

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Tia and her brother Tony have supernatural powers, can communicate and move things with the power of their minds alone. They arrive in Los Angeles, California from Witch Mountain for a visit. When Tony uses his powers to prevent an accident, he gets into the hands of Dr. Gannon, a ruthless scientist who’s constantly striving for power over the world. He puts a device near Tony’s brain that allows him to control Tony’s will. Tia gets help from a kids gang to free Tony and save the Earth.

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Boys School 1938

Boys School 1938

Boys School 1938
Les disparus de St. Agil (original title)
1h 38min | Drama , Mystery | 5 June 1939 (USA)

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In a college, three friends form a secret society. Their objective – going to America. A night, after one of their secret meetings, one of them see a man coming out from a wall. Then the day after he talks about it, he disappears. Then the second one vanishes. Are they gone to their dreams? That’s when the art teacher is murdered. Suspicions now are too high so the third one decides to investigate.

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Syndicate Sadists 1975

Syndicate Sadists 1975

Syndicate Sadists 1975
Il giustiziere sfida la città (original title)
1h 30min | Crime, Action, Thriller | 16 August 1975 (Italy)

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A biker’s brother is killed while investigating the kidnapping of a young boy, the byproduct of a war between two crime families. The biker vows to get revenge by finding the kidnapped boy and destroying the two families.

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Funny Games 1997

Funny Games 1997

Funny Games 1997
18 | 1h 48min | Crime, Drama, Horror | 14 May 1997 (France)

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Two seemingly well-educated young men, who call each other Paul and Peter among other names, approach a family on vacation. They are, apparently, friends of the neighbors, and, at the beginning, their true intentions are not known, but soon, the family is imprisoned and tortured in its own house violently, which the viewers are forced mostly to imagine and to share a certain complicity with the criminals. It might be some kind of game with the lives of husband, wife, son, and dog, but why are they doing it?

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Boy Missing 2016

Boy Missing 2016

Boy Missing 2016
Secuestro (original title)
1h 45min | Thriller | 19 August 2016 (Spain)

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Víctor is a child who is found casually roaming by a country road. His mother, Patricia, a well-known lawyer specialist in media trails, realizes about it and she goes to the hospital, where explains to the police that Víctor is deaf, and he’s unable to talk, speaking using sign language. In the police headquarter Víctor explains that he was kidnapped by a strange man when we was entering to the school. The police identifies a possible suspect named Charlie, a man with money troubles and an 8-months pregnant wife who can’t explain where he was when Víctor was kidnapped from the school. Seeing the inability of the police to arrest Charlie after some failed attempts to meet Víctor, Patricia contacts Raúl, Patricia’s former love interest and Víctor’s father, to ask him that he or a friends of him threat seriously Charlie. But when is discovered that Víctor made a false identification, Patricia tries to stop Raúl, starting a chain of events which consequences will be out of control…

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