Native Boy 2013

Native Boy 2013

Native Boy 2013

Native Boy 2013
18min | Short, Adventure, Drama | 17 October 2013 (USA)

Storyline:

A retired firefighter turned children’s book author brings a magical heart-wrenching story to life. A story about a boy on a quest to capture the sun. As the boy’s endless chase for nature’s wonder blurs into the man’s past, memories of a haunting tragedy reveal a connection between the two.

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El Chico Que Miente 2010

El Chico Que Miente 2010

El Chico Que Miente 2010
1h 40min | Drama | 6 January 2011 (Mexico)

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From a town torn apart by a mudslide, where only huge skeletal buildings survive, a thirteen-years-old KID begins a voyage along the Venezuelan coastline driven solely by lies, in an attempt to put his life back together. Throughout the way, he strives to discover his origins.

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Fish Out of Water 2015

Fish Out of Water 2015

Fish Out of Water 2015

Fish Out of Water 2015
11min | Short | 8 February 2016 (USA)

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After moving in with his estranged mother after the death of his father, Zac needs to learn to find his own way. He attempts to keep his father’s memory alive by perfecting his amateur fishing skills – a past time that he and his father shared, and finds a new, but polarizing friend along the way. Ollie aids in helping Zac learn his skills, but he may not be all he seems. Zac ultimately has to learn that he has always had the ability inside himself, and that all he has to do is believe in himself..

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The Boys of St Vincent 15 Years Later 1992

The Boys of St Vincent 15 Years Later 1992

The Boys of St Vincent 15 Years Later 1992
1h 33min | Drama | TV Movie 7 December 1992

Storyline

Fifteen years after the events of The Boys of St. Vincent took place, the various boys involved are brought in to testify against the brothers, now finally standing trial, who assaulted them when they were children. The former head of the orphanage, Peter Lavin, has been married for several years at this point, has two children, and is living in Montreal when he is placed under arrest and brought to stand trial. While he maintains his innocence, the boy he favoured durring those years, Kevin Reevey, as well as many others, are faced with revisiting the abuse and trauma they sustained as children.

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What the Peeper Saw 1972

What the Peeper Saw 1972

What the Peeper Saw 1972

What the Peeper Saw 1972
Diabólica malicia (original title)
1h 29min | Crime, Drama, Horror | 14 October 1972 (Italy)

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In this stylish and atmospheric psychological thriller reminiscent of Henry James’s Turn of the Screw, a widowed English writer brings a young, glamorous new bride to his bleak, isolated home in rural Spain. She soon becomes obsessed with her 12-year old stepson, who she learns has just been expelled from school for mysterious offenses; while the boy enjoys, exploits, and feeds her increasing paranoia about him. That he is a brilliant and lonely child is obvious. But is he the victim of a neurotic woman’s overwrought imagination– in Shakespeare’s words, the innocent flower, or the serpent under it?

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An Open Secret 2014

An Open Secret 2014

An Open Secret 2014
PG-13 | 1h 39min | Documentary, Crime | June 2015 (USA)

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AN OPEN SECRET looks at the lives of children betrayed and abandoned by a system that essentially funnels them towards sexual predators without any oversight or regard for their safety. It documents not only these young peoples’ experiences, but also how some have emerged stronger for their speaking out. It beg the questions of why children working in entertainment aren’t afforded the same protections they are afforded at school, and argues for more effective treatment and stronger penalties for child sex offenders.

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For My Brother 2014

For My Brother 2014

For My Brother 2014

For My Brother 2014
For Min Brors Skyld (original title)
1h 57min | Drama | 8 December 2014 (Denmark)

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The two brothers Aske and Bastian live with their father, Lasse, in a world of fear, violence and alcohol but the brothers’ strong and close relationship means everything. Aske must serve his father’s sexual needs, as well as paying customers and his father’s friend, Hans. Aske tries everything to keep his little brother out of it all so that he won’t experience the same as himself. But one day Bastian is abused by their father. The brothers choose to move to Norway, far away in the beautiful mountains. Their friendship outshines everything! They are together and far away from their evil father…

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The Safety of Objects 2001

The Safety of Objects 2001

The Safety of Objects 2001
R | 2h 1min | Drama | 3 July 2003 (Hungary)

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A series of overlapping stories about four suburban families dealing with different maladies. Esther Gold’s life is consumed by caring for her comatose son; Jim Train is sent into a tailspin when he’s passed over for a promotion; Annette Jennings’ family is struggling in the wake of her divorce; Helen Christianson is determined to shake up her mundane life.

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