J’ai voulu rire comme les autres 1980

J'ai voulu rire comme les autres 1980

J’ai voulu rire comme les autres 1980

J’ai voulu rire comme les autres 1980
1h 10m | Family | 16 April 1980

Storyline:

In the last year of the First World War, six French boys in the age of puberty spend their summer holidays by the sea again. Since the fathers are fighting in the war and the mothers are working in hospitals, the children are left to themselves alone. They play war and discover their strengths and weaknesses…

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Tartsan Koivula suomalaisessa leppämetsässä 1980

Tartsan Koivula suomalaisessa leppämetsässä 1980

Tartsan Koivula suomalaisessa leppämetsässä 1980

Tartsan Koivula suomalaisessa leppämetsässä 1980
1h 6m | Family | 26 November 1980 (Finland)

Storyline:

A story of four 13-year-olds who start the Tartsan Society. The purpose of the club is to investigate the crimes that have taken place in the locality, which takes young people on a dizzying summer adventure. The film is based on a youth book written by Uolevi Nojonen.

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Philosophy in the Boudoir 2017

Philosophy in the Boudoir 2017

Philosophy in the Boudoir 2017

Philosophy in the Boudoir 2017
A Filosofia na Alcova (original title)
1h 16m | Crime, Fantasy, Mystery | November 2017 (Brazil)

Storyline:

Devising a fantastic universe, in which ancient make-up and costumes share the screen with contemporary elements such as limousines, helicopters and mobile phones, ‘Philosophy in the Boudoir’ intends to blur the borders of realism and make the spectator get closer to timeless issues. The boudoir inside an industrial plant brings an aggressive aesthetics to the teachings and orgies. The takes are developed in different ways. The franzy of orgies has a fast editing, whilst philosophical moments are long sequence shots. By bringing to the contemporary world a 200-year-old romance, we intend to trigger questions about the real moral changes in Western society. It is also interesting to highlight Sade’s feminism. His female heroes are independent women, masters of their own sexual drive. At last, due to the solid theatrical background of the artists, the film was inevitably contaminated by unusual procedures (according to the film tradition), contributing to new possibilities of exchange between arts.

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Gypsy 2011

Gypsy 2011

Gypsy 2011

Gypsy 2011
Cigan (original title)
1h 40m | Drama | 14 July 2011 (Slovakia)

Storyline:

Gypsy tells the story of Adam, a boy who, after his father dies, tries to cross the boundary of his Roma shantytown and to improve the lives of his brothers and sisters. He encounters racial, social and cultural prejudices and comes into conflict with the unwritten laws of his own community. Circumstances turn against him and his situation drives him to commit a tragic act: murder.

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Spící mesto 2021

Spící mesto 2021

Spící mesto 2021

Spící mesto 2021
1h 35m | Family, Fantasy, Mystery | 19 August 2021 (Czech Republic)

Storyline:

All the parents suddenly fall asleep, and children have to survive in the world. A thrilling adventure showing what can happen when chaos reigns and children are forced to face the pitfalls of the world on their own.

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Le baiser sous la cloche 1998

Le baiser sous la cloche 1998

Le baiser sous la cloche 1998

Le baiser sous la cloche 1998
1h 35m | Drama | 9 February 1998 (France)

Storyline:

1962. Joseph, 13 years old, a choirboy and a true “light” of religion, set out to become Pope. Not less. Of Spanish origin, Angela and José, her parents, fled their country and misery to settle in a small village around Perpignan. Angela, sensual and beautiful to damn a saint, is an attentive and possessive mother. Joseph, this only son, she feels that she has received him as a gift from heaven. So she puts all her energy and maternal love overflowing to encourage the vocation of her son, unlike José who wishes for him a “normal” life, a life of man, simply. Pensioner at the junior seminary, Joseph is happy to be called, to be part of the elite, even if the atmosphere is not always the one he imagined. Fortunately, there are Louis and Emile, his two friends, and especially Sister Agnès, a young novice, a music teacher who must make her wishes at the end of the year. She will disturb Joseph by informing him of his uncertainties. Then come the questions: what if this vocation was only the desire of a mother not to share her son with other women? Returned a few days of the seminar for misbehavior, Joseph will have the opportunity to live in the village like other children his age and, perhaps to take taste.

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Long Time No Sea 2018

Long Time No Sea 2018

Long Time No Sea 2018

Long Time No Sea 2018
1h 36m | Drama, Family, Musical | 15 June 2018 (Taiwan)

Storyline:

“The wind came, the ocean stayed, yet I am still here without you.” Raised by his grandma, Ma Na Wei has lived a frugal life on Lanyu (Orchid Island). At the Tao tribe community’s elementary school, a newly qualified teacher, Yu Zhongxun, sees the tiny island as a backward and boring place. He desperately wants to get back to his former colorful metropolitan life. Yu saw an opportunity to get a decent performance evaluation by having the students participate in the annual Aboriginal Dance Competition. As the students and teachers work to prepare for the competition, they explore their potentials and reclaim their lost pride and courage.

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The Wastrel 1961

The Wastrel 1961

The Wastrel 1961

The Wastrel 1961
Il relitto (original title)
1h 24min | Drama | 24 February 1961 (Italy)

Storyline:

Duncan Bell (Van Heflin) is a wealthy man who sets out to sail around the globe with his son. Traveling in Bell’s yacht, the two ambitious sailors face a perilous situation when an accident causes the boat to explode, throwing them both into the sea, with only debris to keep them afloat. While they drift on the ocean, Bell thinks back on his troubled life, particularly on how his alcohol problem has damaged his relationship with his wife, Liana (Ellie Lambeti)

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