Flying Classroom 1954
Das fliegende Klassenzimmer (original title)
1h 32min | Drama, Comedy, Family | 3 September 1954 (West Germany)
All is not really well between the boys of Gymnasium and the boys of the six-form High School: sparks fly when they get within 100m of each other! The continuous feud between the pupils is only one of the pleasant alternations, which life brings into the everyday school life. In addition, there are the rehearsals for the school theatre; and there are the secrets around a teacher called ‘Justus’ and a man called ‘Nichtraucher’ or the “non-smoker” since he lives in an abandoned non-smoking railway carriage. Moreover, in between all the exciting surprises, a few serious things remain to be done…
The War Zone 1999
R | 1h 38min | Drama, Thriller | 29 January 1999 (USA)
Suddenly, the moody 15-year-old, Tom, and his 18-year-old sister, Jessie, find themselves relocated from the hustle and bustle of urban London to the sullen silence of wind-swept rural Devon, at a little but neat cottage in the middle of nowhere. Dad is caring and kind, and very much in love with mum who has just given birth; however, an accidental glimpse of a disturbing and well-hidden secret in the family will bring Tom face-to-face with shock, denial, and ultimately, rage. What mystery could be so appalling that threatens to bring everyone in the family to their knees?
The Fire in the Stone 1984
1h 34min | Drama, Family | TV Movie 4 May 1985
When his precious cache of opals is stolen, 14-year-old Ernie, who lives with his alcoholic father in the harsh and lawless opal fields of inland Australia, sets out with a friend determined to find the thief.
When farmer Evan’s mare has a fine son, he promises the black stallion to his son Joe. The youngster enjoy growing up as playmates. Alas, once the good squire is buried, his mean heir, who abuses animals, turns the screws on till pa Evans is forced to leave and abandon even Black Beauty. He soon loses everything in a cards game, so the stallion ends up in the Hackenschmidt circus. Joe is desperate to get him back.
Gentle Ben 2002
1h 40min | Drama, Family | TV Movie 25 March 2002
When a boy is left in the care of his mountain-ranger uncle, he learns valuable lessons about man’s relationship with wild animals, and how the mayor poses a threat to local legend Ben – a grizzly bear.
Hugo and Josephine 1967
Hugo och Josefin (original title)
G | 1h 22min | Family, Comedy, Drama | 16 December 1967 (Sweden)
Josefin is a six-year-old girl who lives isolated in the countryside, where her father is a priest. She has no friends until she meets Hugo. He is a carefree boy who rather walk in the forest than go to school. Together with the gardener they make up fun things to do.