The King of Havanna 2015

The King of Havanna 2015

The King of Havanna 2015
El rey de La Habana (original title)
2h 5min | Drama | 16 October 2015 (Spain)

Storyline:

Recently escaped from reformatory, young Reinaldo struggles to get by in the streets of Havana in the late 90s, one of the worst decades for Cuban society. Hopes, disillusionment, rum, good humor and above all hunger, accompany him in his wanderings, until he meets Magda and Yunisleidy, survivors like himself. In one or the other’s arms, he will try to escape the material and moral misery surrounding him, living love, passion, tenderness and uninhibited sex to the limit.

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Moritz lieber Moritz 1978

Moritz lieber Moritz 1978

Moritz lieber Moritz 1978
1h 36min | Drama | 15 September 1978 (Finland)

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Moritz is fifteen years old and in the middle of puberty. His parents are in an economic crisis. Although the family still lives in a huge villa in Hamburg, it is only a matter of time to leave there. His grandmother was once a central person in his life, but she was deported to a retirement home by her parents. He remains alone and seeks contact.

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The Kindergarten Teacher 2014

The Kindergarten Teacher 2014

The Kindergarten Teacher 2014
Haganenet (original title)
1h 59min | Drama | 10 September 2014 (France)

Storyline

A kindergarten teacher discovers in a five year-old child a prodigious gift for poetry. Amazed and inspired by this young boy, she decides to protect his talent in spite of everyone.

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Cinema Paradiso 1988

Cinema Paradiso 1988

Cinema Paradiso 1988
Nuovo Cinema Paradiso (original title)
R | 2h 35min | Drama | 29 September 1988 (Italy)

Storyline

A famous film director remembers his childhood at the Cinema Paradiso where Alfredo, the projectionist, first brought about his love of films. He returns home to his Sicilian village for the first time after almost 30 years and is reminded of his first love, Elena, who disappeared from his life before he left for Rome.

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Pelle der Eroberer 1986

Pelle der Eroberer 1986

Pelle der Eroberer 1986
1h 29min | Drama | TV Movie 1 January 1986

Storyline:

Set in the late 1800’s, the original “Pelle der Eroberer” (aka Pelle the conqueror) comes from Martin Anderson Nexo’s novel about a Swedish boy Pelle and his elderly father Lasse who come to Denmark in search of work and a better life. A bleak and desolate future becomes apparent when the two find employment on a farm full of abuse, slavery, and scandal. Not everyone is happy to see Pelle and his father and soon it becomes obvious to everyone that the immigrants are not welcome.

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