A Melody to Remember 2016

A Melody to Remember 2016

A Melody to Remember 2016

A Melody to Remember 2016
Op-pa saeng-gak (original title)
2h 4min | Action, Drama, War | 21 January 2016 (South Korea)

Storyline:

Second Lieutenant Han Sang-Yeok (Si Wan) leads his platoon during the Korean War in the early 1950s. During the war, Sang-yeok encounters a children’s choir who have lost everything due to the war. Emphasising with their plight, he tries to protect the children.

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Landscape in the Mist 1988

Landscape in the Mist 1988

Landscape in the Mist 1988

Landscape in the Mist 1988
Topio stin omihli (original title)
TV-MA | 2h 7min | Drama | 10 September 1988 (Greece)

Storyline:

Road movie about two children (Voula and Alexandre) searching for their father who is supposed to live in Germany. Their obsession for this father figure will take them to the boundaries between childhood and adolescence.

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The War Is Over 1989

The War Is Over 1989

The War Is Over 1989

The War Is Over 1989
Après la guerre (original title)
1h 45min | Comedy, Drama, War | 26 April 1989 (France)

Storyline:

The film is set in France in August 1944 at the end of the war. German troops are in retreat as the allies are coming in. Two French boys run from home and on their journey they stumble upon a German soldier. Soon they become friends and together they head towards Lyon…

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Soldatik 2019

Soldatik 2019

Soldatik 2019

Soldatik 2019
1h 26min | Drama, War | 22 February 2019 (Russia)

Storyline:

The film is based on real events. This is a story about exciting events that occurred in the life of the smallest soldier – the hero of the Great Patriotic War, six-year-old Sergei Aleshkov. He lost all his relatives and got into the army. With a six-year-old boy, they started playing the soldier game in order to preserve his childhood, and he, in order to comply with this honorary title, became a real defender of the Motherland.

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Vaho 2009

Vaho 2009

Vaho 2009

Vaho 2009
Not Rated | 1h 55min | Drama | 25 June 2010 (Mexico)

Storyline:

On a dry lakebed in 1964, a trucker and his companion find a baby boy. Years later, interweaving narratives about childhood link the destinies of three men from the local neighborhood to the lakebed and the baby. Director Alejandro Gerber Bicecci turns a tangled neighborhood tale into an enthralling mix of history, memory and atonement. Presented by the Global Film Initiative.

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Ji lian gou xian nai 1981

Ji lian gou xian nai 1981

Ji lian gou xian nai 1981

Ji lian gou xian nai 1981
Drama | 1 July 1981 (Hong Kong)

Storyline:

Ling’s parents were separated when she was young and she went abroad with her mother. Her brother Ding spends time in the youth detention centers and prisons of Hong Kong.

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Transhood 2020

Transhood 2020

Transhood 2020

Transhood 2020
1h 36min | Documentary | 13 November 2020 (Spain)

Storyline:

Filmed over five years in Kansas City, this documentary follows four kids – beginning at ages 4, 7, 12, and 15 – as they redefine “coming of age.” These kids and their families reveal intimate realities of how gender is re-shaping the family next door in a never-before-told chronicling of growing up transgender in the heartland. The film is a nuanced examination of how families tussle, transform, and sometimes find unexpected purpose in their identities as transgender families. Lighthearted and deeply moving, this story teaches us something new about being human.

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