County Lines 2019

County Lines 2019

County Lines 2019

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

Storyline:

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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The Yellow Balloon 1953

The Yellow Balloon 1953

The Yellow Balloon 1953

The Yellow Balloon 1953
1h 16min | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 4 October 1953 (USA)

Storyline:

One of two young boys accidentally falls to his death when playing in a bombed-out London neighborhood. Frankie, the survivor feels guilty about his friend’s death. Len, a petty thief who has just killed a pub owner during a botched robbery, learns of the accident. He poses as Frankie’s friend and blackmails the boy into stealing from his parents to finance Len’s escape. When Len decides that Frankie may know enough to connect him with the murder, he decides to silence the boy in a tense “hide and seek” chase through the ruins.

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Grimm Love 2006

Grimm Love 2006

Grimm Love 2006

Grimm Love 2006
Rohtenburg (original title)
R | 1h 27min | Crime, Drama, Horror | 18 June 2009 (Germany)

Storyline:

In Germany, as graduate student Katie Armstrong researches cannibal killer Oliver Hagen for her thesis, she becomes obsessed with her subject and ultimately plunges into a lifestyle similar to Hagen’s and the thousands of people like him.

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Port Authority 2019

Port Authority 2019

Port Authority 2019

Port Authority 2019
R | 1h 41min | Drama | 28 May 2021 (USA)

Storyline:

Port Authority is a love story set in New York’s kiki ballroom scene, and follows Paul, a 20 year old midwesterner, who arrives at the central bus station and quickly catches eyes with Wye, a 22 year old girl voguing on the sidewalk. After Paul seeks her out in secret, an intense love between them blossoms. But when Paul discovers Wye is trans, he is forced to confront his own identity and what it means to belong.

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The Sneak Over 2020

The Sneak Over 2020

The Sneak Over 2020

The Sneak Over 2020
1h 25min | Family | 30 December 2020 (USA)

Storyline:

It’s the summer before fifth grade and Henry Hudson hasn’t found his place in the world. Then he meets a group of immature film geeks who give him the courage to lead a battle against the neighborhood bullies and finally become one of the guys.

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