Island of Swans 1983
Insel der Schwäne (original title)
1h 25min | Drama | 28 April 1983 (East Germany)
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.
Stupid Young Heart 2018
Hölmö nuori sydän (original title)
1h 42min | Drama | 12 October 2018 (Finland)
STUPID YOUNG HEART is about the first love between the skinny and carefree Lenni and the gorgeous and popular Kiira. Not yet in a relationship, nor out of highschool, they discover that they are expecting a baby. Lenni has nine months to become a man. Having grown up without a father figure, Lenni finds longed-for adult attention and guidance from an unlikely friend Janne, a member of a right wing group that has recently moved into Lenni’s diverse neighbourhood. After taking part in a scrambled attack on a local Mosque, while Kiira is rushed to the hospital to give birth, Lenni realises that he must learn to be a man in his own way, even though he never had a chance to be a child himself.
R | 1h 48min | Drama, Thriller | 17 December 2004 (Greece)
After their Uncle, who they did not know exists, returns from prison, two boys, teen Chris and young Tim, learn of an old feud between their father and their Uncle. A period of relative peace exists, and Uncle Deel stays with the boys while their father goes away for work. Upon his return the old feud re-erupts and the boys go on the lam.