The film interlaces two stories set fifty years apart, switching frequently between them. Each tells the story of a child’s quest. In 1927, Rose runs away from her father’s New Jersey home to find her mother/idol, the actress Lillian Mayhew. In 1977, recently orphaned Ben runs away from his Minnesota home in search of his father..
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging 2008
PG-13 | 1h 40min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 25 July 2008 (UK)
Angus the fluffy cat retains its dignity even in a crazy Eastbourne family, unlike them. Eldest daughter Georgia is completely besotted with ‘Stiff Dylans’ band hottie Robbie, who just moved in from London and helps run an organic groceries shop with his brother Tom, whom her best friend Jas has the hots for. Peter Dyer calls Georgia his best ever kissing-course pupil, but she ignores him and later the brothers’ other classmate Dave the Laugh. Robbie was considering to dump haughty Lindsay, but reconsiders given the immature brat’s apparent cruelty. Thus manipulative Georgia keeps changing her mind about a grand birthday party and her father’s career opportunities as engineer in New Zealand, while mother seems to flirt with hunky interior decorator Jem.
Emil and the Detectives 1931
Emil und die Detektive (original title)
1h 15min | Adventure, Family, Drama | 2 December 1931 (Germany)
Emil goes to Berlin to see his grandmother with a large amount of money and is offered sweets by a strange man that make him sleep. He wakes up at his stop with no money. It is up to him and a group of children to save the day.
Mr. Cedric Brown (Colin Firth) has just lost his wife and is now left with his seven children who misbehave so much, that all of the nannies have run away. Now he is told by a mysterious voice that he should get Nanny McPhee (Dame Emma Thompson), who is a magical woman with special powers.
La baie d’Alger 2012 Drama | TV Movie 13 June 2012
The writer Louis Gardel remembers his youth in Algerie.In 1955 Louis is 15 years old and he lives with his grandmother Zoe.Zoe is friend with the president Steiger, leader of the French settlers but also with the old Arab Bouarab.One night looking at the Bay of Algiers Louis is convinced that the world in which he has grown will disappear.The first events of the war of independence have began.The young boys and young girls have a good time at the seaside:swimming, dancing, flirting.But little by little the war becomes part of their daily life.
This is the story of the crippled young Alan Marshall and his hero worship of the local he-man horse trainer East Driscoll, the schoolboy crush Alan has on the local aristocratic English beauty Grace McAlister and the affair that young Alan witnesses developing between Grace and East. Things inevitably take a turn towards the tragic when East becomes determined to force Grace to leave her husband and run away with him.
SHEPHERD: The Story of a Jewish Dog 2019
1h 33min | Family | 29 June 2020 (UK)
SHEPHERD is based on the award-winning and bestselling Israeli novel, “The Jewish Dog,” by Asher Kravitz. Kaleb, a beloved German Shepherd, is separated from his Jewish family when the Nuremberg Laws are enacted in WWII Berlin. He is adopted by an SS Officer who trains him to attack and round up Jews at a concentration camp. Kaleb is well cared for and good at his job until one day when he is distracted by a familiar scent. His original master, a young boy named Joshua, has arrived as a prisoner of the camp. Kaleb has not lost his loyalty to Joshua who finds solace in secretly visiting his dog at night. Joshua’s life is at risk. Together they escape the camp and after months of near-death experiences, they are found by partisans who help Joshua make safe passage to Israel.
The Whispering of the Gods 2005
Gerumaniumu no yoru (original title)
1h 47min | Drama | 8 April 2007 (USA)
Rou returns to the rural seminary farm where he studied as a boy and was molested by priests. Rou has recently had a history of violence, and he brings this anger to the seminary, triggering a series of atrocities within the seemingly peaceful retreat – indeed, much of Whispering consists of sequences of sexual perversion that allow mori to comment on the cycle of abuse and how the distortion of sexuality and spirituality can create hell on earth.