Les fautes d’orthographe 2004

Les fautes d'orthographe 2004

Les fautes d’orthographe 2004
1h 30min | Drama | 3 November 2004 (France)

Storyline

Being a student in a school where the headmaster is your father and the head supervisor your mother is no bed of roses. That’s what Daniel Massu tells himself every day of his life. The others believe he is his father’s pet whereas the latter wants his son to sleep in the dormitory with the others, which he hates! And although Daniel claims he has swept the sexy Mercédès off her feet he is no ladies’ man! To say nothing of his bad spelling, which regularly earns him appallingly low grades. But Damien, who has drive, does not let all those problems get him down.

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The Heroes of Evil 2015

The Heroes of Evil 2015

The Heroes of Evil 2015
Los héroes del mal (original title)
1h 38min | Drama | 21 January 2016 (Greece)

Storyline

Three teenagers, brought together from bullying, indulge in petty theft, sex and drugs. They inevitably realize they can resort to violence to take revenge on everyone who has humiliated them: students, teachers and other outcasts. One of them escalates to killing, and desires to kill again. Anyone can become his next victim. The other two face the question: should they resort to violence to stop the killings?

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La Guerra de Los Botones 2011

La Guerra de Los Botones 2011

La Guerra de Los Botones 2011
PG-13 | 1h 40min | Adventure, Family | 21 September 2011 (France)

Storyline

Occupied France; Lebrac leads a play war between two rival kid gangs, but a girl he likes, who’s Jewish, is in danger of being discovered by local Nazi sympathisers. Lebrac and the village must now respond to the reality of what’s happening.

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Manddom 2012

Manddom 2012

Manddom 2012

Manddom 2012
16min | Short, Drama | 12 June 2012 (Denmark)

Storyline:

‘Manhood’ (Manddom [DK]) is a story about an 11-year-old boy who experiences a childhood very unlike any other children at his age. There is no safe and loving home. Silas lives with his mother and there is no father figure to be found. This causes Silas to have a distorted view of what it means to be a man. His mother is a prostitute and has costumers at home, around the clock. Silas, unfortunately, sees a lot of things a child his age should not be exposed to. ‘Manhood’ is the story about Silas’ fight to become a man and win his mother’s heart and attention.

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Au revoir les enfants 1987

Au revoir les enfants 1987

Au revoir les enfants 1987

Au revoir les enfants 1987
1h 44min | Biography, Drama, War | 7 October 1987 (France)

Storyline

A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of the top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.

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Harmony Lessons 2013

Harmony Lessons 2013

Harmony Lessons 2013
Uroki garmonii (original title)
2h | Drama | 5 December 2013 (Kazakhstan)

Storyline:

Aslan is a 13-year-old loner who lives with his grandmother on a farm somewhere on the steppes of Kazakhstan. When he goes to school, he becomes the victim of bullying by the local thug Bolat. Shy and taciturn Aslan, supported by the relentless new student Mirsayin, starts to seek cruel revenge on the bully.

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El Camino De La Vida 1956

El Camino De La Vida 1956

El Camino De La Vida 1956
1h 36min | Drama | 29 June 1956 (Mexico)

Storyline:

Portrait of the lives of disadvantaged children in Mexico City by three criminals of a Juvenile center. One of them killed his stepfather to protect his mother, another left blind to his guardian to defend their abuses, and a third is forced to steal to eat.

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Abel Twoj Brat 1970

Abel Twoj Brat 1970

Abel Twoj Brat 1970

Abel Twoj Brat 1970
Abel, twój brat (original title)
1h 30min | Drama | 2 October 1970 (Poland)

Storyline

Karol is a newcomer to the class and instantly called “sissy”. He makes himself disliked by correcting his classmates and eating sandwiches, while everybody else eats dry bread and onions. He tries to make friends with class bully called Balon, and eventually succeeds. The group uses him to steal lollipops and later for an assault on a small child. The victim’s mother seeks out the responsible and Karol is identified. He eventually confesses to his mother and names his accomplices. Branded now as a “squealer” he is avoided by his former friends. During a concert Karol collapses and is carried off.

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