Manic 2001

Manic 2001

Manic 2001

Manic 2001
1h 40m | Drama | Release date: May 23, 2003 (United States)

Storyline:

Lyle Jensen is subject to sudden and violent outbursts, and he is committed to the juvenile wing of the Northwood Mental Institution. Several other youths are there with a variety of serious problems. Lyle interacts with other patients and staff on a human, and sometimes not so human level. The psychological problems of the patients also forms the fabric by which we see what’s right with them, and what’s wrong with the society that affects them.

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I Get So Sad Sometimes 2021

I Get So Sad Sometimes 2021

I Get So Sad Sometimes 2021

I Get So Sad Sometimes 2021
20m | Short, Drama | Release date: November 26, 2021 (Philippines)

Storyline:

A high school teenager secretly spends his time on the internet with a mature man whose face he still hasn’t seen yet. It is cited for its keen observation of a generation’s ethos expressed through an intimate and contemporary visual language, arranged in an editing style that eschews melodramatic sentimentality focusing on the immediacy of online interaction, and the instant gratification or discontent that can be derived – also a warning of the dangers of the internet and social media as a surrogate to real life bonds.

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Goldfish 2017

Goldfish 2017

Goldfish 2017

Goldfish 2017
Hrysopsaro (original title)
14m | Short, Drama | Release date: December 2017 (Greece)

Storyline:

More than anything in the world, Stratis, a sensitive 7-year-old boy, wants a pet for his birthday. And much to his dad’s chagrin, he is determined to have one. As the father and son embark on a mission to find the perfect animal, with dad insisting on buying a more ‘masculine’ pet, Stratis spots the ideal companion: Tom, an unusual, silken little goldfish.

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October Boy 2018

October Boy 2018

October Boy 2018

October Boy 2018
Oktober Dreng (original title)
29m | Short, Drama | Release date: August 8, 2018 (United States)

Storyline:

14-year-old Thomas has just moved to Copenhagen with his mom. Thomas likes to draw, it’s a way for him to escape from the pressure around him. In school he meets Mads and Emma. Mads likes Thomas’ drawings, whereas Emma is romantically interested in Thomas and invites him home with her. Just before leaving, Thomas meets Emmas older brother, a young, emerging artist. The meeting changes something within him. Rumors start circulating about Emma and Thomas – and he doesn’t deny them. Thomas can’t understand his feelings, how to act in the new school or control the lies, he has created to be popular. “October Boy” is film about all the things that change us as people.

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All the Wilderness 2014

All the Wilderness 2014

All the Wilderness 2014

All the Wilderness 2014
1h 25m | Drama | Release date: February 20, 2015 (United States)

Storyline:

James has shut himself off from his surroundings, falling into a world of imagination and darkness. Visits with his psychiatrist have proven unhelpful – though he takes a liking to fellow patient, Val. As James begins to rebel against his single mother, he ventures into the night where he meets a mysterious kid who welcomes him into an eccentric city. Relationships are put to the test as James navigates unfamiliar territory, wrestling with the reality of his own personal wilderness.

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The End of the Track 1970

The End of the Track 1970

The End of the Track 1970

The End of the Track 1970
Pao dao zhong dian (original title)
1h 31m | Drama | Release date: 1970 (Taiwan)

Storyline:

Hsiao-Tung and Yung-shen are best friends who spend their time wandering the countryside, training for athletics, and hanging out at the dumpling stall operated by Yung-shen’s parents. When Yung-shen suffers an unexpected heart attack on the track field, it shakes his parents to the core – and sends Tung into a downhill spiral.

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