Trefa 2009

Trefa 2009

Trefa 2009
1h 33min | Comedy , Drama | 1 October 2009 (Hungary)

Storyline:

It is 1912 and war looms on the horizon. The school year begins in a boarding school run by priests. Zoltán’s father, is one of the masters and struggling with questions that challenge their faith, while waiting for news of his brother, Titanic passenger, and is a particularly problematic group of new students, many of whom have been fond increasingly heavy play each other jokes. The arrival of Father Weigl, hired to teach physical education, will bring alarming consequences.

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The Boy in the Ocean 2016

The Boy in the Ocean 2016

The Boy in the Ocean 2016
15min | Short , Drama | 19 January 2016 (Germany)

Storyline:

The 12-year-old German boy, Mathias, discovers his sexuality on a sailing boat i Denmark. Surrounded by water, trapped on the boat with his parents, who still treat him like a child, his desire is to get on land to have new experiences. His desire grows, when he gets fascinated by a Danish girl in the harbor.

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The Family 2017

The Family 2017

The Family 2017
La familia (original title)
1h 22min | Drama | 3 August 2018 (USA)

Storyline:

Andres (35) and his son Pedro (12) live in blue-collar neighborhood of Caracas and they hardly see each other. While Andres uses his time with his jobs, Pedro walks around the streets playing with his friends and learning from the violent place that surrounds him.

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Handcuff King 2002

Handcuff King 2002

Handcuff King 2002
Kahlekuningas (original title)
1h 34min | Comedy, Drama, Family | 4 October 2002 (Finland)

Storyline:

In the 1970s, a 12-year-old boy Esko lives in Tornio, northern Finland, a town bordering Sweden across the river. Esko befriends a Swedish boy, Pate, and learns to share his obsession for Harry Houdini, the legendary escape artist. While standing handcuffed on the railway bridge, contemplating a stunt jump into the icy river, he reminisces the dramatic events of the summer before. For the viewer, his problems are presented with warm humour # gang fights, feeling guilty for lying, Father losing his job, Mother losing her nerves, not to mention Grandfather having lost his willingness to speak since a traumatic war experience 30 years earlier.

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Absence 2014

Absence 2014

Absence 2014
Ausência (original title)
1h 27min | Drama | 26 November 2015 (Brazil)

Storyline:

“Absence” is a family, sexual, emotional and everyday drama. We follow Serginho’s daily routine: taking care of his mother and his 5 year-old brother; the work at the street market; his strong friendship with Mudinho and Silvinha and a complex relationship between sex and affection with Professor Ney. A net of moments in the life of a boy in transition.

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Club Sandwich 2013

Club Sandwich 2013

Club Sandwich 2013
Club sándwich (original title)
R | 1h 22min | Comedy | 21 November 2014 (Mexico)

Storyline:

Hector and his young mother Paloma go on vacation. Out of season their hotel is deserted. They spend their days sitting on the edge of the swimming pool. Then attractive Jazmin arrives and we see how Paloma loses her son to a summer fling.

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The Foster Boy 2011

The Foster Boy 2011

The Foster Boy 2011
Der Verdingbub (original title)
1h 47min | Drama | 25 October 2012 (Germany)

Storyline:

The illegitimate orphan child, 12-year-old Max, is sold by the local minister for a basket of food to the Bösiger family, who own a mountain farm. Max’ initial hope of finally finding a loving home is brutally shattered: The farmer and his wife treat Max like livestock, and their son Jacob humiliates and abuses him. Only the local teacher notices the child suffering on the farm.

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