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.
Unpredictable Guy 1980
Tiro al aire (original title)
1h 45min | Drama | 2 October 1980 (Argentina)
Following his mother`s death, wise son Sebastian(Adrian Ferrario) attempts to organise dad Nestor(Hector Alterio) to cope with basic household chores. Sebastian shows Nestor how to light the oven. Later Nestor can`t fix a broken lamp, but his son soon sorts it out. Nestor wants to act and invent money raising schemes whereas Sebastian yearns for a dad with a steady job. Nestor gets a role in an ad and pursues acting work. He seeks backing to market ping pong balls with world cup logos though the event has passed.The essence of the story revolves around how these conflicting aspirations can be reconciled. Nestor is attracted to Sebastian`s teacher and she gradually warms towards him. His acting ambitions falter in a disasterous performance witnessed by his son. However Nestor does seem to hit it off with the teacher(Graciela Alfano). At an event dad and boy bond strongly when dad scores a winner in a head ball game. When Sebastian is taken ill, dad cares tenderly for him and on his recuperation he announces that he is going to take a regular job-all the boy ever wanted him to do.
Menino de Engenho 1965
1h 22min | Drama | 28 September 1993 (Brazil)
1920, in Paraíba. After his mother’s death, the boy Carlinhos (Sávio Rolim) is sent to the Santa Rosa mill to be raised by his grandfather and uncles. There he witnesses the arrival of a new era, with the advent of modern sugar mills and the economic and social transformations that sugarcane production goes through, changes that will affect everyone’s life. When he grows up and goes to school, he is no longer the naive and innocent boy who arrived at the mill.
Set in a village in Northeastern Thailand, “Panya Raenu” is a story of friendship and dream that centers on a young boy named Panya who has a talent to sing, but who is too poor to afford a local music contest. However, with his endeavor and the support from friends, Panya becomes determined to win while at the same time fending off the advances of a chubby girl named Raenu. One day, a bus carrying students from the capital breaks down near their village and the rich city kids have to spend the night with the rural poor ones.
12-year-old Errol is found by police in a wardrobe in a drug parade on New Year’s Eve. No one knows who he is or where he comes from and it takes months before he gives his name or talks at all. In his first foster family, he thrives over time, and just as confidence has begun to grow strong, Errol finds out that the placement is only temporary. In desperation, he flees to Stockholm, where he is confronted with the harsh life on the street and in the doorways, utilized by dirty boots with features borrowed by Fagin and hiding from the police. Together with Alfons, who came from Germany during the war, he hangs himself as a small criminal circus artist…