The Fire in the Stone 1984

The Fire in the Stone 1984

The Fire in the Stone 1984

The Fire in the Stone 1984
1h 34min | Drama, Family | TV Movie 4 May 1985

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When his precious cache of opals is stolen, 14-year-old Ernie, who lives with his alcoholic father in the harsh and lawless opal fields of inland Australia, sets out with a friend determined to find the thief.

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Black Beauty 1971

Black Beauty 1971

Black Beauty 1971

Black Beauty 1971
G | 1h 46min | Drama, Family, Western | 16 April 1971 (UK)

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When farmer Evan’s mare has a fine son, he promises the black stallion to his son Joe. The youngster enjoy growing up as playmates. Alas, once the good squire is buried, his mean heir, who abuses animals, turns the screws on till pa Evans is forced to leave and abandon even Black Beauty. He soon loses everything in a cards game, so the stallion ends up in the Hackenschmidt circus. Joe is desperate to get him back.

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The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael 2005

The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael 2005

The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael 2005

The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael 2005
1h 36min | Crime, Drama | 20 October 2006 (UK)

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An introverted, socially awkward, middle-class youth, Robert Carmichael, is a talented cello player but is bored by his existence in the coastal town of Newhaven. He becomes associated with several other unsavory teenagers and is soon tempted into the use of hard drugs like cocaine and ecstasy. Robert initially does not take part in the rape of a teenage girl in a squalid flat with the gang, but later joins in another violent attack on a middle-aged couple, with the woman involved being viciously raped.

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The Adventures of Huck Finn 1993

The Adventures of Huck Finn 1993

The Adventures of Huck Finn 1993

The Adventures of Huck Finn 1993
PG | 1h 48min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | 2 April 1993 (USA)

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Huckelberry was a young boy , who runs away from home, and floats down the Mississippi River. He meets a run away slave named Jim and the two undertake a series of adventures based on the Picaresque novel by Mark Twain. As the story progresses the duo exploit an array of episodic enterprises, while Huckleberry slowly changes his views of bigotry. Along the way, Huck and Jim meet the King and Duke, who ultimately send the protagonists towards a different route on their journey. As Huck begins to have a change of heart, he gradually begins to distinguish between right and wrong, and conclusively, Huck is faced with the moral dilemma between the world’s prejudice, of which he’s grown up with, and the lessons Jim has taught him throughout the story about the evils of racism.

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Test 2013

Test 2013

Test 2013

Test 2013
TV-MA | 1h 29min | Drama | 4 April 2014 (Poland)

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San Francisco, 1985: Frankie confronts the challenges of being an understudy in a modern dance company as he embarks on a budding relationship with Todd, a veteran dancer in the same company and the bad boy to Frankie’s innocent. As Frankie and Todd’s friendship deepens, they navigate a world of risk – it’s the early years of the epidemic – but also a world of hope, humor, visual beauty and musical relief.

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County Lines 2019

County Lines 2019

County Lines 2019

County Lines 2019
1h 30min | Drama | 4 December 2020 (UK)

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The term ‘county lines’ describes the practice of using children to traffic drugs from cities to coastal towns and rural areas, an under-reported fact of modern British life. Inspired by the stories he heard while mentoring kids at an East London pupil referral unit, writer-director Henry Blake’s powerful feature debut boasts a compelling central performance by Conrad Khan as 14-year-old Tyler, whose mum Toni (Ashley Madekwe) is struggling to provide for him and his sister. Excluded from school, Tyler becomes a train-bound narcotics courier for local criminal Simon, played with a calm menace by Harris Dickinson. County Lines (2019) depicts the ensuing cycle of debt, deceit and violent exploitation with a quiet stylistic confidence that’s all the more haunting for being so rigorously unsentimental.

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