Menino Maluquinho O Filme 1995

Menino Maluquinho O Filme 1995

Menino Maluquinho O Filme 1995
1h 23min | Adventure | 7 July 1995 (Brazil)

Storyline

The principal character in Helvécio Ratton’s delightful film has been adapted from a book and comic created by the Brazilian cartoonist Ziraldo, and tells the tale of a happy-go-lucky 10-year-old child growing up in a city in the 60s.

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Neverland 2011

Neverland 2011

Neverland 2011

Neverland 2011
3h | Adventure, Fantasy | TV Mini-Series (2011– )

Storyline

Raised on the streets of turn-of-the century London, orphaned Peter and his pals survive by their fearless wits as cunning young pickpockets. Now, they’ve been rounded up by their mentor Jimmy Hook to snatch a priceless, some believe, magical treasure which transports them to another world. Neverland is a realm of white jungles and legendary mysteries of eternal youth, where unknown friends and enemies snatched from time welcome the new travelers with both excitement and trepidation. These groups include a band of 18th century pirates led by the power-mad Elizabeth Bonny, and the Native American Kaw tribe led by a Holy Man, which has protected the secret of the tree spirits from Bonny and her gang for ages, and that has meant war. But as the fight to save this strange and beautiful world becomes vital, Hook, Peter, and the ragamuffin lost boys consider that growing old somewhere in time could be less important than growing up, right here in their new home called Neverland.

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The Flight of the Innocent 1992

The Flight of the Innocent 1992

The Flight of the Innocent 1992
La corsa dell’innocente (original title)
R | 1h 40min | Adventure, Crime, Drama | 9 October 1992 (Italy)

Storyline

The boy Vito is a portrait of beauty and wide-eyed innocence spawned from a violent family of kidnapers and murderers in the South of Italy. When his entire family is murdered by a rival clan of kidnapers, Vito must flee for his own life and in the end attempts to make atonement for some of his family’s sins.

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Europa messze van episode 6 – 1994

Europa messze van episode 6 - 1994

Europa messze van episode 6 – 1994
Drama

Last episode

Plot:

The story starts in Romania in the last years of the Ceaucescu regime. The main character of the film is Petru, a ten-year-old Romanian boy. His world is one of action and dreams but, at the same time, presents an authentic vista of contemporary Central Europe. All the events are shown through his eyes. His odyssey is an amusing and grotesque tale of survival as well as a parable on the survival of the human spirit. He comes to grips with a hostile world with both humour and rage, imagination and innocence. Petru lives with his vegetarian father Mihai and his pianist mother Daniela, in a small idyllic village in the Carpathian Mountains. His best friends are his dog Ursu, with whom he shares all his joys and sorrows, and the buffalo Florica. One day the family has to leave the country for political reasons. A long journey to freedom full of thrills and adventures begins, which first leads them from Hungary to Austria. Here they are sent to a refugee camp where Petru’s parents are classified as economic refugees because they have no documents; they are be deported back to Romania. Petru flees on his own and has to encounter a number of dangerous situations. But there are also glimmers of hope when an old stationmaster and his wife from a tiny Bavarian village adopt him, nurse him back to health and enable him to integrate into a new community. But here too, the police are already on his tail…

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Sigurd Drakedreper 1989

Sigurd Drakedreper 1989

Sigurd Drakedreper 1989
1h 30min | Action, Adventure, Drama | 3 January 1995 (USA)

Storyline

Jarle son Sigurd growing up in Viking Norway, a time when conflicts are resolved with weapons. He is named after a great legend and local hero, Sigurd Fåvnesbane that in his time had killed the dragon Fafnir. It is expected that Sigurd should grow up and become a strong and barbaric viking, as the rest of his family. Illungene are sworn enemies of Sigurds family. It is expected of the young Sigurd to the advancement of blood revenge that flared up when Illungene killed his brother.

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La Guerra de Los Botones 2011

La Guerra de Los Botones 2011

La Guerra de Los Botones 2011
PG-13 | 1h 40min | Adventure, Family | 21 September 2011 (France)

Storyline

Occupied France; Lebrac leads a play war between two rival kid gangs, but a girl he likes, who’s Jewish, is in danger of being discovered by local Nazi sympathisers. Lebrac and the village must now respond to the reality of what’s happening.

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The Blue Lagoon 1980

The Blue Lagoon 1980

The Blue Lagoon 1980
1h 44min | Adventure, Drama, Romance | 20 June 1980 (USA)

Storyline:

On a journey to San Francisco, Richard, his father and cousin Emmeline find themselves on a ship about to explode. Rushed to a lifeboat with Paddy Button, the two children escape while their father (and uncle) are on another lifeboat. In the chaos following, the lifeboats are separated. Paddy, Richard and Emmeline find themselves with no food and no water stuck in the middle of nowhere. After some time, the three come across an uncharted paradise, where Paddy quickly teaches the children fishing, hunting and building. After maybe a month or two, Paddy gets very drunk off a barrel of rum found on the island when they first arrive, and drowns in the middle of the night. Emmeline and Richard, now alone and very scared, move location and rebuild their island home. Many years later, the two young teenagers have developed a very real home, but hormones and feelings between the two strain their friendship, until Richard, who is still very determined to reach San Francisco, is let down by Emmeline when a ship passes by the island and she does not light the signal fire. Throwing her out of the home they had built together, Emmeline attempts to survive on her own but is hurt. After Richard finds her dying, he realizes how he really feels for her and manages to save her. Nature runs its course and their friendship turns into love as the couple learn about the facts of life, when Emmeline has a baby and does not understand why.

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