La fin de l’été 2019
1h 32min | Drama | TV Movie 27 September 2019
Ali, 15, and his younger brother Selim spend their summer holidays in the country with their grandparents, André and Françoise. The opportunity for Ali to finally leave the world of childhood, because he has decided: he is ready for his first time, the time of a summer that will be for him forever unforgettable. But, echoing his love torment, there are also those of his grandmother’s illness and his grandfather’s daily struggle to cope with the wavering memory of his wife.
Murderous Children presents 4 files, 4 real stories of criminal children. The story begins in a reformatory where the most overwhelming and moving stories are gathered, showing the storms and abuses faced by children who have known abandonment, torture, rage and human disorder. Four lives that converge in the most culminating point to murder. Tweety and Cat: two teenagers who dispute their destinies in the world of drugs and human trafficking. Gerardo and Pablo: their proposal will be strong to push the people that they love the most. Carlos and Miguel: will take their inner grudges towards the most perverse. And Mariano: will have an opportunity to discover what is better? ¿kill or love?. Rather than showing a monstrous and ruthless society, it shows its most intimate, most innocent and illusive side, fractured at the most precise moment to become that they were so close to: Murderous Children. Killer children presents the most overwhelming and moving stories that show the storms, abuse and abuse faced by children who have known the abandonment, torture, rage and human disorder of the people with whom they have lived and loved. Their stories tell us the journeys, the decadence and the ruptures that have been taken to the limit of their control, the social events that have led our childhood to destroy that innocence, passing that thin thread between the illusion to become the evil and the absolute perversion. This saga not only narrates the cruelty in its reality and hopelessness, but also for the darkness of the lives portrayed, which rather than showing a monstrous and ruthless society, shows its most intimate, most innocent and hopeful side, fractured at the most precise moment the childhood.
On the Tip of the Tongue 1976
Du bout des lèvres (original title)
1h 30min | Drama, Romance | 22 April 1976 (Belgium)
Fernand is a solitary, observant, different from other teenagers of his age while being so close to them. He is fifteen, the age of stealthy glances, lies and infinite dreams.
Madame Boirin is also lonely, fugitive, ambiguous against the friends of Fernand, Georgette the sweet and Christine the tease. Will she respond to Fernand’s interest in him? She who could be his young mother.
Fernand watches, spies, observes the comings and goings of the body of this woman who, in certain circumstances, dares to ignore him. Precisely, trick, Fernand approaches, runs up and talks to him.
Kindly amused, duped or not, Madame Boirin, listens, smiles and above all, is interested in him. Through their encounters and helping jealousy, this almost filial love will turn into an irresistible physical attraction: Fernand will vibrate by and for her. She, tenderly moved, understanding or so alone, will accept her advances until, become her ‘little God’. She introduces him.
Pond Life 2018
1h 40min | Drama | 26 April 2019 (UK)
Summertime, 1994. In a quiet mining village just outside Doncaster, a rumour stirs about the legend of a giant carp in the nearby decoy ponds. Trevor takes watch one night at the water’s edge. The following night, he decides to lead a brigade of young friends and neighbours on a fishing expedition. In a world of broken families, cassette tapes and rumbling political fever, these friends, each with their own struggles to bear, share a moment of harmony as they witness the carp for themselves that they will never forget.
Secret World 1969
La promesse (original title)
M | 1h 34min | Drama | 9 July 1969 (USA)
After a terrible car wreck in which he lay helpless under the body of his mother for hours, 11-year-old François is living with his grandparents. When his grandfather’s mistress (Jacqueline Bisset) comes to pay them a visit, she and François find a great deal in common.
11min | Short, Drama | 5 September 2017 (Netherlands)
The Ysbreeker family: mother Jolien (45), father Frank (47) daughter Roos (16) and son Teun (14) enjoy their annual holiday on a campsite in France. Teun is at the beginning of his puberty and notices that his mind thinks his own way, he can’t control his hormones. The camping is the perfect place for this. Roos, a young woman in the middle of her puberty, is more interested in her first camping love, than in her family. Teun notices that his sister is becoming a woman, in all different ways. How does he react? What does he do with his feelings? Does it have any influences on the brother-sister relationship?
Sam is a 13-year-old boy. He goes to a school for boys where the corridors seem to exude centuries-old testosterone. In that world of small uniformed men, Sam grows a pair of tits. His desperate attempts to hide the monstrosity in his body fail when he is forced to take swimming lessons. The belts, the t-shirts and the shirts with which Sam kept his secret will no longer be of any use. Blythe, the class bully, has discovered why the new kid is so reserved. Blythe and Sam test each other, fear each other, each of them is, to the other, a glance of what they’ll become and, in that suspicion, they find themselves being accomplices to their own insecurities.
R | 1h 51min | Biography, Drama, Music | 17 March 1995 (USA)
Farinelli, is the artistic name of Carlo Broschi, a young singer in Handel’s time. He was castrated in his childhood in order to preserve his voice. During his life he becomes to be a very famous opera singer, managed by his mediocre brother (Riccardo).