Feriengewitter 1989

Feriengewitter 1989

Feriengewitter 1989

Feriengewitter 1989
1h 28m | Family | 24 March 1989 (East Germany)

Storyline:

An East Berlin couple wants to get a divorce at the beginning of the big holiday, but they neglect to tell their 13-year-old son Dani. Together they drive into the Elbe Sandstone Mountains, and only there does the boy learn the truth. He must decide who he wants to live with in the future. Meanwhile, he meets village girl Lucie, a naughty, challenging, but smart little brat; and an old forester, who both bring him to other thoughts. The two children do all sorts of things together. If they do not break into the forester’s lodge at night to visit the old ranger’s mummy, they go swimming or climb trees. Dani is sad and very angry with his parents. Lucie tries her best to distract him, build him up, and offer him solutions. Dani believes he will not choose to live with either parent. He suffers an accident; will this reunite his parents? either one of them to live with.

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15 Amore (1998)

15 Amore (1998)

15 Amore (1998)

15 Amore (1998)
1h 32m | Drama, Romance, War | 19 October 2000 (Australia)

Storyline:

Peace within war. An adult voice narrates a story of childhood during World War II when he lived with his mother, brother, and sister on an estate in Australia’s Hunter Valley, his father away fighting, and two Italian prisoners of war staying with them, in effect being his papa. They are joined by Jewish refugees from Berlin, a mother and daughter. There’s heat between the German daughter, Rachel, and Joseph, one of the Italians, and there’s an attraction between Dorothy, the head of the family, and Alfredo, the other Italian. A carriage accident, a tick, the local martinet, Madame Gutman’s pride, and the change that comes with peace threaten to bring tragedy. Plus, father may return.

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Once Upon a Time in Euskadi 2021

Once Upon a Time in Euskadi 2021

Once Upon a Time in Euskadi 2021

Once Upon a Time in Euskadi 2021
Érase una vez en Euskadi (original title)
1h 40m | Drama | 29 October 2021 (Spain)

Storyline:

A group of 12-year-old friends will have to learn to deal with loss and adversity, thanks to the power of friendship.

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Komunia 2016

Komunia 2016

Komunia 2016

Komunia 2016
1h 12m | Documentary, Drama | October 2016 (Poland)

Storyline:

When adults are ineffectual, children have to grow up quickly. Ola is 14 and she takes care of her dysfunctional father, autistic brother and a mother who lives separately; but most of all she tries to reunite the family. She lives in the hope of bringing her mother back home. Her 13 year old brother Nikodem’s Holy Communion is a pretext for the family to meet up. Ola is entirely responsible for preparing the perfect family celebration. “Communion” reveals the beauty of the rejected, the strength of the weak and the need for change when change seems impossible. This crash course in growing up teaches us that no failure is final. Especially when love is in question.

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14 That Night (2016)

14 That Night (2016)

14 That Night (2016)

14 That Night (2016)
14 no yoru | Drama | 24 December 2016 (Japan)

Storyline:

Life in the village may seem monotonous to a junior high school student. Local bullies are trouble and parents are annoying. Then one exciting day in 1987 Takashi hears a rumour that a porn star called Kyoko is visiting the village to sign autographs at the local video store – and it happens to be the one he frequents. Takashi and his friends have something for which to be excited.

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Som en Zorro 2012

Som en Zorro 2012

Som en Zorro 2012

Som en Zorro 2012
29m | Short, Drama | 20 June 2012 (Sweden)

Storyline:

Zorro‘s mother is a drinker. Kevin is abused by a teacher, his father beats his mother. The two boys are only happy when they are in each other‘s company: They spend the day together and in the evening they go to a party down by the harbour. The next day they are in for a bad awakening. A film about family love and domestic violence.

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Stop-Zemlia 2021

Stop-Zemlia 2021

Stop-Zemlia 2021

Stop-Zemlia 2021
2h 2m | Drama | 20 January 2022 (Ukraine)

Storyline:

An introverted high-school girl Masha sees herself as an outsider unless she hangs around with Yana and Senia who share her non-conformist status. While she is trying to navigate through an intense time of the pre-graduation year, Masha falls in love that forces her to leave her comfort zone. From a debutant Ukrainian director Kateryna Gornostai, a deeply personal story about self-discovery and the patience it requires.

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Lukas and the Aspies 2015

Lukas and the Aspies 2015

Lukas and the Aspies 2015

Lukas and the Aspies 2015
26m | Short, Drama, Family | February 2015 (Denmark)

Storyline:

‘Lukas & the Aspies’ is a story about 12-year old Lukas. In many ways Lukas is a normal kid: He plays in a band, hangs out with his friends and fights with his kid brother. But Lukas’ has also Asperger syndrome – and hence his own set of unique problems.

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