Neberte nám princeznú (1981)
55min | Family, Musical | TV Movie 1981
Modern version of Snowhite fairytale. Girl Katka is frustrated and restless. She escapes from home and find herself in the orphanage. Seven orphan boys hide her and call her “Princess”. But Katka is soon uncovered and her frantic mother is on the way…
El Chata 2018
TV-MA | 1h 15min | Drama | 5 April 2018 (Puerto Rico)
Although Samuel has plenty of talent to be a boxing champion, he seems destined to receive blows like a punching bag. Now at thirty, he has to become a sparring partner because nobody is willing to give him a chance. Joe, his former coach, who is training a new prospect, decides to put him to test. Unable to feed his family and with temptations all over him, what he can only think about is getting back on the ring and prove himself and everybody else, that time in prison has changed him, and that he is determined to recover his family and win back his son affection. Back now in the neighborhood, life doesn’t let him take off his gloves off, not for a second. While the possibility of migrating is seen as a rebirth, Samuel knows that no matter where you go, the neighborhood is always within you.
Menino da Calca Branca 1962
21min | Short | 1962 (Brazil)
When a young boy from a shanty town near Rio de Janeiro gets a coveted pair of white trousers for Christmas his joy knows no bounds. Not getting them dirty, however, presents certain difficulties for a lively slum kid.
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…
A boy determined to save his father’s failing private detective business enlists the help of his pet dog and parrot…who talk. Together they will try to take down the town’s tyrannical tycoon who’s determined to stop a mansion from being turned into an animal rescue.
Poil de carotte 1925
1h 48min | Drama | 26 February 1926 (France)
François’ mother, Mme Lepic, hates him and she nicknames him “Poil de Carotte” (Carrot hair). His father is more interested in politics and hunting that he is in him. In spite of the affection of his godfather and his friend Mathilde, whom he calls his “fiancée”, young Poil de Carotte contemplates suicide. On a particularly difficult day, he attempts to hang himself. Mr. Lepic saves his life just in time and understands he is partly to blame for this. From this day on, they both unite against Mme Lepic’s bad temper.
The Scary House 2020
Das schaurige Haus (original title)
1h 40min | Family, Fantasy, Horror | 30 October 2020 (Austria)
Hendrik is sixteen, a big city kid, and vexed to learn that his mother is moving with him and his little brother Eddi to a village in the south of Austria. To make matters worse, the locals shun the new rustic family home. They say it has been haunted ever since a mother poisoned her two sons in there many decades ago. When a sleep- walking Eddi starts carving strange symbols into the walls, Hendrik and his friends set off on a quest to lift the secret of the spooky house.