Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes 2013

Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes 2013

Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes 2013

Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes 2013
Kvinden i buret (original title)
Not Rated | 1h 36min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller | 17 June 2016 (USA)

Storyline:

Chief detective Carl Mørck and his assistant Assad become involved in a five-year-old case concerning the mystery of politician Merete Lynggaard’s disappearance – a journey that takes them deep into the undercurrent of abuse and malice that lurks beneath the polished surface of Scandinavia.

Continue reading

The Mutants 1998

The Mutants 1998

The Mutants 1998

The Mutants 1998
Os Mutantes (original title)
1h 53min | Drama | 27 November 1998 (Portugal)

Storyline:

Three homeless teenage rejects struggle to survive together. Of them, Andreia is pregnant, while Pedro and Ricardo hustle, steal and are exploited by a pornographer.

Continue reading

Los Gigantes No Existen 2017

Los Gigantes No Existen 2017

Los Gigantes No Existen 2017

Los Gigantes No Existen 2017
1h 22min | Drama | 2 October 2019 (USA)

Storyline:

Guatemala, in the 80s. The worst days of the Civil war. Andrés is 9 years old. He lives with Pedro González, one of the men who massacred all the women and children in his village. Andrés has survived, but he’s scared. Pedro’s wife, María, is also scared, scared to go out, scared to lose Andrés, whom she considers as “her new son” – even Pedro is scared, scared of himself and what the Army bounds him to do. Andrés would like to run away but he also wants to stay in his new family – until his sister appears.

Continue reading

While the Wolf’s Away 2017

While the Wolf's Away 2017

While the Wolf’s Away 2017

While the Wolf’s Away 2017
Mientras el Lobo No Está (original title)
2h 3min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 24 February 2017 (Mexico)

Storyline:

While the Wolf’s Away is a coming of age/thriller about a group of young boys trying to escape a boarding school that’s hiding dangerous secrets. A story about love, friendship, and coming to grips with reality in a place that offers no escape, other than growing up.

Continue reading

The Return 2003

The Return 2003

The Return 2003

The Return 2003
Vozvrashchenie (original title)
Not Rated | 1h 50min | Drama | 25 June 2003 (Russia)

Storyline:

The events of the film unfold over six days and tell about the mysterious journey of a strange man and his two teenage sons who had never seen him before. Vanya and Andrey, for how long they remember, lived with their mother, who once told them that their father was a pilot. But one ordinary Monday, dad appears in their house and takes the brothers on a hike to a small island in the middle of a forest lake.

Continue reading

The Painted Bird 2019

The Painted Bird 2019

The Painted Bird 2019

The Painted Bird 2019
18 | 2h 49min | Drama, War | 24 October 2019 (USA)

Storyline:

In an unidentified area of war-torn Eastern Europe, a young boy is sent by his parents to live in safety with his aunt. But she dies unexpectedly, so he sets off on a journey to return home. He roams alone in a wild and hostile world in which only local rules, prejudices and superstitions apply. His struggle for virtually physical survival after the war turns into a battle of a different type. A battle that he doesn’t even realize, a fight with himself, a fight for his soul, for his future.

Continue reading