13-year-old Dato, in love with his contemporary Lena, faces a criminal authority named “Master”. The boy suddenly likes the unexpected and incomprehensible attention of a strong and strong-willed new acquaintance. But the teenager does not leave the feeling of anxiety – it seems too ambiguous there is this interest. Once the Master confesses his love to Dato ..
Siberia, Monamour 2011
Sibir. Monamur (original title)
1h 42min | Drama | 10 November 2011 (Russia)
Siberia. Late autumn. In taiga, in the deserted village there lives an old man Ivan & his seven-year-old grandson Leshia. A pack of feral dogs devours everything alive in the neighborhood. One of these dogs is Leshia’s best friend. Sometimes their relative uncle Yuri brings food to them. Once on his way back from Ivan’s village uncle Yuri is attacked by dogs & perishes. Ivan & Leshia stay without supply. Once Leshia witnesses Ivan shooting at ‘his’ dog & runs away. The old Man finds him in a dry well, but he fails to get him out on his own. Ivan sets out through taiga in search of help. Now the dogs are hunting him… And the boy is waiting for his father…
The Boy Below 2003
Dykkerdrengen (original title)
30min | Short, Drama | 28 January 2003 (Denmark)
The ten-year-old Anders, who is obsessed with diving, lives in an apartment with his alcoholic father, who himself has a past as a scuba diver. Although they are under the strict supervision of the social authorities due to their father’s abuse, Anders is 100% loyal. For it is envisaged that if the father stays away from the bottle, they can travel to the south together and have a diving holiday. Anders buys in, cooks and keeps the façade facing the outsiders, but when they reach down to the heat and the cheap booze, the situation becomes unmanageable for Anders.
From the depths of the sea is born Adam, a young man who searches the world for the place to which he belongs. Walking along the beach, he meets another child like him and they become friends. As an adult, the child becomes a man who tries to find the woman, his counterpart. Harassed by the beings of the world, he sees it through dreams and this helps him to recover from his evil.
Little Cheung 1999
Xilu xiang (Original title)
1h 58min | Drama | 30 December 1999 (Hong Kong)
In 1997, Little Cheung is a street-wise nine-year-old boy living in a bustling neighborhood of Hong Kong, just before the reunification with China. His parents are always working at their restaurant, so Little Cheung becomes much closer to his grandmother and her Filipino maid Armi. Little Cheung befriends Fan, a girl his age who is an illegal immigrant from China. He splits his tips with her when she helps him deliver take-outs for his father. The pair have some amusing adventures, and delight in peeing in the drinks of a troublesome thug. Against his father’s will, Little Cheung starts searching for his older brother, whom his father disowned because he became a gangster.
A female writer begins a very close friendship with a boy who makes her remember a lost love. She daydreams with his lost love, talks with him as if he were in the same room, and remembers all the happiness she used to have. While we see through backflashes how was her relationship with his lover, we also see how she begins to feel a sexual desire for the boy. She tries to keep with her the boy all the time, as we see through the backflashes how she tried to keep her lover with her all the time. There is a religious conflict in the main characters, Atheism Vs Catholicism. The more we see the more everything makes sense.