Pod Jezevci skalou 1978
1h 14m | Family | Release date: December 1978 (Czechoslovakia)
The gamekeeper Straka lives by himself in the Bohemian forest hill. He has quarreled with his only son. He cannot come to terms with the fact that his son has abandoned his beloved forests and settled in a town. He has never even met his grandson Vasek. Following an illness, however, little Vasek needs some country air, and so one day his mother Jarmila delivers him to her father-in-law’s cottage. At first Straka is angry, but Vasek is an unaffected lad and throws himself with verve into all the little adventures that the forest provides.
We Are Next of Kin 2022
Wir sind dann wohl die Angehörigen (original title)
1h 58m | Crime, Drama, Thriller | Release date: November 3, 2022 (Germany)
One day in 1996 everything changes for 13-year-old Johann. For the first time in his life, he experiences true fear when his father is kidnapped. Johann and his mother are forced to go through 33 days of a living nightmare. After the police move into his family’s home, it increasingly seems that their investigative skills leave much to be desired. Desperate letters from his father reach Johann between various failed attempts at money drops. It gradually becomes clear that his father’s life can only be saved if the family doesn’t follow the police’s lead. The story of the kidnapping of Jan Philipp Reemstma, one of the richest men in Germany, from the perspective of the family. Based on the autobiographical book written by his son Johann Scheerer.
Falcon Lake 2022
1h 40m | Drama, Romance | Release date: October 14, 2022 (Canada)
Bastien and Chloé spend their summer vacation with their families at a lake cabin in Quebec, haunted by a ghost legend. Despite the age gap between them, the two teenagers form a singular bond. Ready to overcome his worst fears to earn a place in Chloé’s heart, the holiday becomes a turbulent pivotal moment for the young boy.
El universo de Óliver 2022
1h 42m | Adventure, Drama | Release date: May 13, 2022 (Spain)
The year is 1985. Oliver, a boy with an overflowing imagination, moves with his family to the southernmost corner of Europe, just as Halley’s Comet is about to pass by. These events will mark a before and after in Oliver’s emotional life, as he will look to the stars for the solution to his problems at the new school, in the neighborhood and at home. To top it off, his grandfather, nicknamed “the crazy one”, is encouraged to help him interpret the comet’s message and take a step forward in his new universe.
The Colors of the Mountain 2010
Los colores de la montaña (original title)
1h 30m | Drama | Release date: March 11, 2011 (Colombia)
Manuel, 9, has an old ball with which he plays football every day in the countryside. He dreams of becoming a great goalkeeper. His wishes seem set to come true when Ernest, his father, gives him a new ball. But an unexpected accident sends the ball flying into a minefield. Despite the danger, Manuel refuses to abandon his treasure… He convinces Julián and Poca Luz, his two friends, to rescue it with him. Amid the adventures and kids’ games, the signs of armed conflict start to appear in the lives of the inhabitants of ‘La Pradera’.