Twisted Romance 2008
Vil romance (original title)
Unrated | 1h 43min | Drama, Romance | 25 November 2009 (France)
A boldly original tale of sexual power, dominance and oddly enough, love, Twisted Romance tells of the explosive relationship between a fragile young man and his volatile 50-year-old lover. Brooding teenager Raúl (Oscar Génova) and the rough-looking Roberto (Nehuén Zapata) meet and have an afternoon fling which turns sexually violent. Despite the age difference and the older man’s controlling nature, the two form an uneasy relationship. But when Raúl becomes involved with a fellow teen, the palpable sense of impending danger becomes even greater. Exploring the darker side of relationships rarely seen in contemporary gay cinema, Twisted Romance is a compelling drama capped with a shocking conclusion.
Green Chair 2005
Noksaek uija (original title)
1h 38min | Drama, Romance | 10 June 2005 (South Korea)
Kim Mun-hee is a 32 year old divorced woman. She eventually engages in an affair with 19 year old Seo-hyun, who considers Kim to be his first love. However, according to Korean law, when it comes to sex, you are not of full age until 20. Kim is arrested and has to spend a few days in prison for seduction of minors, before she is set free and sentenced to do some hours of community service. After being released, the press and Seo-hyun wait for her outside of the prison. Mun-hee and Seo-hyun rent a room and stay there for some time, where they spend almost all of their time having sex. Mun-hee slowly starts to understand that this kind of relationship won’t work forever, and wants to split up with Seo-hyun. But the boy insists that he really loves her, and that he won’t let her go. The two find shelter at the home of a friend of Mun-hee, Jane
In this docu-drama, a group of dedicated youngsters, ranging in age from eight to eighteen, live and breathe the controversial sport of bullfighting as well as the world of machismo. This coming-of-age film features the students themselves.
Unrated | 1h 14min | Drama | 31 October 2007 (USA)
An independent coffee shop owner finds out she is pregnant, a transgender girl who runs storytime at a local bookstore has to decide if she’s going to go say goodbye to her dying father who violated her for years, a 14yo boy walks around with the weight of the world on his shoulders wondering how he is as a parent to his “child”, a boy turns 23 and is told he cant bring his boyfriend of 6 years to his parents house for a birthday dinner, and a 17yo kid seeks more from life than the rootless, angry household he lives in, trying to shed light on his group of disconnected, cold friends.
Big Father, Small Father and Other Stories 2015
Cha và con và… (original title)
1h 42min | Crime, Drama | 20 April 2016 (France)
It is the late nineties, Vietnam is in economic turmoil and overpopulation has sparked political concern. Vu, a photography student, arrives in the sprawling metropolis of Saigon and moves into a slum neighborhood where he meets a mix of eccentric characters including Thang, a charismatic young man, who convinces Vu to get a vasectomy in order receive money from the government.
17-year-old Jakob wants nothing more than to feel alive. Uncontrollable anxiety attacks prevent him from doing so and force him to escape into virtual worlds. One night, he meets 26-year-old Kristjan in a cam chat. Their encounter marks the beginning of a transpersonal journey to the wounds of their souls.