Iskam Amerika 1991
1h 25min | Drama | 12 December 1991 (Bulgaria)
A film director goes back to the place where he was born to shoot a film about his father – a resistance hero. The childhood memories prove painful, the meetings with the old friends, who have changed beyond recognition, are a distressing experience. After the director sees how the time has been ruined their lives, he realizes he is never going to make the film about his father…
Saz Dahani (original title)
1h 15min | Drama, Family | 1974 (Iran)
Set on the sun-drenched southern coast of Iran, from which director Amir Naderi hails, “Harmonica” begins as a young boy receives a musical present from abroad. Fascinated and envious, his friends make him the leader of the pack, as they compete for the privilege of holding the harmonica or even blowing a few notes. No one is more obsessed than Amiroo, gentle and heavy-set, who seems willing to do anything to get close to the harmonica and its owner. Few films have more powerfully depicted the cruelty that is also part of childhood, as games and horseplay take on an increasingly sinister edge.
Lilla Jönssonligan på styva linan 1997
1h 44min | Family | 28 November 1997 (Sweden)
It is summer holidays in the late 1950s and a fun fair comes to Wall-Entuna. All children obviously want to go there including Lilla Jönssonligan. Sickan then obviously has a plan for how to get hold of hundreds of “free tickets”.
Children in the Wind 1937
Kaze no naka no kodomo (original title)
1h 28min | Drama | 11 November 1937 (Japan)
Two young boys are usurped from being the head of their gang of children by the son of the man who indicts their father on charges of embezzlement. Their father is fired and arrested for this, and they are sent to live with their uncle, only to spend their time thinking of ways to escape back home.
Dear Tenant 2020
1h 46min | Drama | 23 October 2020 (Taiwan)
For the past five years, Lin has been looking after the son (Yo-yu) and the elderly mother (Mrs. Chou) of his deceased boyfriend (Li-wei). They live together like a family, and it is Lin’s way of remembering Li-wei – by continuing to be in the life he once had and loving the people he once loved. But when Mrs. Chou passes away, her other son (Li-gang) returns from overseas and discovers that Mrs. Chou’s property is passed on to Yo-yu, who has been legally adopted by Lin. Li-gang contacts the police, accusing Lin of killing his mother for attempting to own the property. As the ensuing investigation continues, more and more evidence mounts against Lin.