Possessed 2000

Possessed 2000

Possessed 2000

Possessed 2000
Not Rated | 1h 50min | Horror, Drama | TV Movie 22 October 2000

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In early-1950s St. Louis, the strange case of the eleven-year-old boy, Robbie Mannheim, catches the eye of the troubled former World War II veteran and now a Catholic priest, Father William Bowdern. Bearing alarming markings on his little body, while exhibiting a disturbing behaviour and an incomprehensible power after the death of his Aunt Hanna, Robbie’s worried parents turn to modern medicine to help their child; however, when science fails, they resort to religion. Now, with the Vatican’s reluctant consent, Bowdern must face the unholy entity that possesses Robbie and perform the first documented exorcism in America. But, the dark enemy is powerful, and he’ll use Father William’s inner fears against him. Can the conflicted priest cast out the demon, and save not only the boy’s life but also his very soul?

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The Boat Is Full 1981

The Boat Is Full 1981

The Boat Is Full 1981

The Boat Is Full 1981
Das Boot ist voll (original title)
PG | 1h 41min | Drama, War | 15 January 1981 (Germany)

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During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: “Our boat is full.” A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: four Jews, a French child, and a German soldier. They seek temporary refuge with a couple who run a village inn. They pose as a family: the deserter as husband, Judith as his wife, an old man from Vienna as her father, his granddaughter and the French lad, whom they beg to keep silent, as their children. Judith’s teenage brother poses as a soldier. The fabrication unravels through chance and the local constable’s exact investigation. Whom will the Swiss allow to stay? Who gets deported?

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Hillbilly Elegy 2020

Hillbilly Elegy 2020

Hillbilly Elegy 2020

Hillbilly Elegy 2020
R | 1h 56min | Drama | 24 November 2020 (USA)

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Based on the bestselling memoir by J.D. Vance, HILLBILLY ELEGY is a modern exploration of the American Dream and three generations of an Appalachian family as told by its youngest member, a Yale Law student forced to return to his hometown.

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Ithaca 2015

Ithaca 2015

Ithaca 2015

Ithaca 2015
PG | 1h 36min | Drama, War | 9 September 2016 (USA)

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Fourteen-year-old Homer Macauley is determined to be the best and fastest bicycle telegraph messenger anyone has ever seen. His older brother has gone to war, leaving Homer to look after his widowed mother, his older sister and his 4-year-old brother, Ulysses. And so it is that as spring turns to summer, 1942, Homer Macauley delivers messages of love, hope, pain… and death… to the good people of Ithaca. And Homer Macauley will grapple with one message that will change him forever. Based on Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Saroyan’s 1943 novel, The Human Comedy, ITHACA is a coming-of-age story about the exuberance of youth, the abruptness of change, the sweetness of life, the sting of death, and the sheer goodness that lives in each and every one of us.

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The Island on Bird Street 1997

The Island on Bird Street 1997

The Island on Bird Street 1997

The Island on Bird Street 1997
PG-13 | 1h 47min | Drama, War | 11 April 1997 (Denmark)

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Alex is an 11-year old boy who, during WWII, hides in the Jewish ghetto from Nazis after all the relatives have been sent to the concentration camp. The movie portrays the ghetto through his eyes.

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Beyond the Horizon 2019

Beyond the Horizon 2019

Beyond the Horizon 2019

Beyond the Horizon 2019
Le milieu de l’horizon (original title)
1h 30min | Drama | 7 February 2020 (Canada)

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Summer 1976. Europe is undergoing a relentless heatwave and one of the worst droughts in its history. On his parents’ farm, Gus (13) spends his vacation reading comic books, helping his father who has invested his entire savings in a modern battery henhouse, and running free with Mado, the wild child from the village. But slowly around him, his reassuring and familiar universe starts to crack under the heat… His mother, always a tender and gentle presence, begins drifting away, spending more and more time with the mesmerizing Cécile, while his father finds himself alone to fight the ravage of the drought. Witnessing the destruction of his nuclear family, traditional farming and patriarchy, Gus has to grow up fast and quickly leave behind the innocence of his childhood…

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Chronicle of Amorous Accidents 1986

Chronicle of Amorous Accidents 1986

Chronicle of Amorous Accidents 1986

Chronicle of Amorous Accidents 1986
Kronika wypadków milosnych (original title)
1h 30min | Drama | 24 November 1986 (Poland)

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Set in the summer months preceding the September 1939 outbreak of World War II in Polish part of Lithuania. A young highschool lad, Witek, is hoping to pass the entrance exams to the university. His love interest is Alina, his high-school colleague.

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