Todos Estan muertos 2014

Todos Estan muertos 2014

Todos Estan muertos 2014
Todos están muertos (original title)
1h 33min | Comedy, Drama, Family | 16 October 2015 (Mexico)

Storyline:

If you saw Lupe (35) in her bathrobe and slippers, stuck at home making pies, you would never imagine that back in the 80’s she was a pop-rock star. She and her brother Diego made up the band Groenlandia, whose first album was a huge hit. But Lupe has turned her back on that distant past of touring and concerts. She lives wholly dependent on her mother Paquita (65) and has a teenage son, Pancho(14), who hates her. Her agoraphobia won’t even let her leave the house to buy the ingredients she needs for cooking. Luckily her mother, Paquita, a superstitious Mexican woman with a heart of gold,is there to do the shopping, deal with her frequent crises and do what matters most: be a mother to Pancho. But Paquita is running out of time. She just found out that she’s going to die and she has only one final goal: to prepare her family for life without her.

Continue reading

Tendres cousines 1980

Tendres cousines 1980

Tendres cousines 1980

Tendres cousines 1980
1h 32min | Drama, Romance | 19 November 1980 (France)

Storyline:

Summer 1939 in the Provence, France: the 14 years old Julien has a crush on his cousin Julia, who lives together with his family in their small hotel. Unfortunately she ignores him, because she’s several years older. Then the hotel guest Charles enters the competition, a slimy twenty-something who lusts for the girl, despite the fact that he’s engaged.

Continue reading

Un Deux Trois Soleil 1993

Un Deux Trois Soleil 1993

Un Deux Trois Soleil 1993

Un Deux Trois Soleil 1993
1h 44min | Comedy, Drama | 18 August 1993 (France)

Storyline:

In a warm town of Marseille, a teenager, clamped among a crazy mother and an alcoholic father, looks desperately for tenderness. On bottom of gloomy suburb, Bertrand Blier delivers, once more, an unclassifiable film and gladly provocative, who can leave you perplexed but not indifferent.

Continue reading

Leolo 1992

Leolo 1992

Leolo 1992

Leolo 1992
Léolo (original title)
1h 47min | Comedy, Drama | 16 September 1992 (France)

Storyline:

Young Leo Lauzon is torn between two worlds – the squalid Montreal tenement that he inhabits with his severely dysfunctional (and largely insane) family, and the imaginative world that he constructs for himself through his writings, where he’s Leolo Lozone, son of a Sicilian peasant (conceived in a bizarre act involving a tomato). And his experiences of growing up (especially his sexual development) affect his response to both these worlds…

Continue reading

En tu ausencia 2008 UNCUT

En tu ausencia 2008 UNCUT

En tu ausencia 2008 UNCUT

En tu ausencia 2008 UNCUT
1h 35min | Drama | 7 October 2008 (Canada)

Storyline:

13-year-old Pablo is a quiet, lonely boy with a troubled past. His only friend is Julia, a shameless 15-year-old girl who is more than willing to help Pablo with his transition from childhood to adolescence, and give him some advice on sex, love and life in general. On a quiet country road just outside of the village, Pablo meets Paco, an oddly calm, well dressed stranger whose car just broke down. Nevertheless, he seems more interested in the boy than fixing his problem. At first Pablo maintains a cautious distance from the stranger, vaguely heeding his fellow villagers’ advice to keep his distance. However, the boy’s subconscious quest to find understanding of his dark past and guilt makes him lose all of his protective layers. He sees a new friend in Paco; someone he can open up to and feel valued by almost like a replacement father. As Pablo’s affection grows for the man, he is unknowingly and blindly being lead toward a tragedy that will scar him for life

Continue reading

Buitenspel 2005

Buitenspel 2005

Buitenspel 2005
1h 30min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery | 21 December 2005 (Belgium)

Storyline:

Flemish greater Brussels grocer Bert transferred his true passion, aiming for the national football (soccer) team, missed due to a knee injury, to his eager son Gilles (12), whom he coaches tirelessly. Excessive anger at the referee during the match when a scout may select Gilles for the provincial team, a crucial step, proves fatal for Bert’s heart. Gilles is frustrated that both the grocery shop and his mother gradually are taken over by football-ignorant accountant Joris and imagines still being coached by father. His own foot injury will either delay his ambition at a crucial or may end it altogether if not treated properly.

Continue reading