Oswalt Kolle Dein Kind – das unbekannte Wesen 1970

Oswalt Kolle Dein Kind - das unbekannte Wesen 1970

Oswalt Kolle Dein Kind – das unbekannte Wesen 1970
1h 33min | Documentary | 1 October 1970 (West Germany)

Plot:
Naturism on the island of Sylt in the North Sea, naked children, Kolle, and a real birth. Be frank sex education for young people, especially teenagers. Shame the outdated and lit (think) images are from the hippie era. More than twenty years later with new text and comments and reassembled (and a little shortened) for broadcast on TV, but it does not. (google translated)

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Les choristes 2004

Les choristes 2004

Les choristes 2004
PG-13 | 1h 37min | Drama, Music | 17 March 2004 (Belgium)

Storyline:

Fond de l’Etang is a boarding school for troubled boys located in the French countryside. In the mid-twentieth century, it is run by the principal M. Rachin, an egotistical disciplinarian whose official unofficial mantra for the school is “action – reaction”, meaning that there will be severe consequences for any boy out of line. This approach does not seem to be working as the boys as a collective are an unruly bunch. In turn, the teachers don’t teach, but are always watching out for the next subversive act from the boys. January 15, 1949 marks the arrival to the school of the new supervisor, M. Clément Mathieu, a middle-aged man who is grasping at finding his place in life after a series of failed endeavors. Although he does find the boys an unruly lot, Mathieu does not believe in the “action – reaction” policy, and as such, butts heads with Rachin while secretly undermining the policy. Slowly, Mathieu’s approach of trying to match the discipline to the crime does have a positive effect on a handful of students. With the reluctant approval of Rachin, Mathieu begins a grander experiment of trying to transform the overall atmosphere within the school, core within the experiment being to start a choir among his students. This move is a difficult one for him as a failed musician, as well as for the initially reluctant students. During this process, Mathieu focuses on two different students for two different reasons. Pépinot, a younger boy, seems to lack guidance and focus, and who always says he is waiting for Saturday when his father will pick him up, he who never does. And Pierre Morhange, an older student, is the anachronism: introverted, but prone to outbursts of individual subversiveness – the devil with the face of an angel as the other teachers describe him. Behind the reason for his subversiveness, which Mathieu slowly learns, Morhange hides a love of music and a true talent in it. Beyond overcoming the obvious obstacles of Rachin and the students’ skepticism and Rachin’s egotism, Mathieu has another challenge in newly arrived Pascal Mondain, a truly troubled older boy with pathological tendencies whose presence alone may wreak havoc throughout the school, and not just with Mathieu’s project. Over fifty years later, Morhange and Pépinot, who have not seen each other since that time and who did not spend that much time together while at school, are reading through Mathieu’s memoirs from his time at the school, which unmasks the reason why the two are privy to the memoir and the effect he had on their lives.

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Savrseni krug 1997

Savrseni krug 1997

Savrseni krug 1997
1h 50min | Drama, War | 10 September 1997 (France)

Storyline

An alcoholic Bosnian poet sends his wife and daughter away from Sarajevo so they can avoid the troubles there. However, he is soon descended upon by a pair of orphaned brothers. The brothers have escaped a massacre in their own village and have come to the Bosnian capital in search of a long lost Aunt. The poet befriends the boys and together they try to survive the horror of the siege of Sarajevo.

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Der Krieg der Knopfe 1962

Der Krieg der Knopfe 1962

Der Krieg der Knopfe 1962

Der Krieg der Knopfe 1962
La guerre des boutons (original title)
1h 30min | Comedy | 18 April 1962 (France)

Storyline

The school boys of two villages in France are fighting. Their trophy are the buttons they will snatch from the enemy. This fight will bring those kids to everlasting friendship…eventually.

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Snowtown 2011

Snowtown 2011

Snowtown 2011
1h 59min | Biography, Crime, Drama | 19 May 2011 (Australia)

Storyline:

Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother’s new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder.

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In the Realm of the Senses 1976

In the Realm of the Senses 1976

In the Realm of the Senses 1976
Ai no korîda (original title)
18 | 1h 49min | Biography, Drama, Horror | February 1976 (West Germany)

Storyline

Based on a true story set in pre-war Japan, a man and one of his servants begin a torrid affair. Their desire becomes a sexual obsession so strong that to intensify their ardor, they forsake all, even life itself.

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Kak doma kak dela 1987

Kak doma kak dela 1987

Kak doma kak dela 1987

Kak doma kak dela 1987
1h 27min | Drama, Family

Storyline:

About life in Tbilisi children in prewar and war years. Mika sees off his father to the front and it remains in the family in charge. On his shoulders lie care of his mother and younger brother. Mick and his friends spread letters to soldiers, to help families of the victims. Old noisy courtyard with many inhabitants – their home.

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