Monster 2023

Monster 2023

Monster 2023

Monster 2023
Kaibutsu (original title)
2h 7m | Drama, Thriller | Release date: June 02, 2023 (Japan)

Storyline:

A suburban town with a large lake. A single mother who loves her son, a school teacher who cares about her students, and innocent children lead a peaceful life. One day, a fight breaks out at school. It looked like a common fight between children, but their claims differed, and it gradually developed into a big deal involving society and the media. Then one stormy morning, the children suddenly disappear.

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The Finnster 2010

The Finnster 2010

The Finnster 2010

The Finnster 2010
Finnemans (original title)
50m | Drama | Release date: October 23, 2010 (Netherlands)

Storyline:

Finn (15) is an uncomplicated schoolboy until one day, coming home from school, he catches his father Roelof in his moms dress. The man Finn has looked up to his whole life, wants to become a woman. Finn, just discovering his own sexuality, is troubled by this new discovery. A struggle with feelings of shame, love and loyalty follows. Luckily Lizzie, his newfound friend, is there to help him.

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The Tale of the Three Lost Jewels 1995

The Tale of the Three Lost Jewels 1995

The Tale of the Three Lost Jewels 1995

The Tale of the Three Lost Jewels 1995
Hikayatul jawahiri thalath (original title)
1h 52m | Drama, Romance, War | Release date: December 6, 1995 (France)

Storyline:

A Palestinian boy becomes entranced with a beautiful Gypsy girl and a fairy tale world she weaves amidst conflict in Gaza. The children explore nature, mysticism and what their future holds, while learning to live with the surrounding brutality c. 1990. Yusef’s family scrapes by in a seaside camp while his father’s in prison and his heavily-armed brother’s on the run, parrying with Israeli troops. Salah, Yusef’s schoolmate from a well-off Arab family strives faithfully to assist them, while Yusef helps an elderly, blind neighbor escape from his lonely abandonment into the North American dreamworld he’s waited so long for.

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Gewalten 2022

Gewalten 2022

Gewalten 2022

Gewalten 2022
2h 28m | Drama | Release date: May 11, 2023 (Germany)

Storyline:

Thirteen-year-old Daniel lives with his older brother and terminally ill father in a village plagued by rural exodus. There, the young people live their lives between rare bus stops, xenophobia, unemployment, illegal dog fights and chemical intoxicants, among other things. Daniel stands between childhood and adolescence, and in the face of the indifference and stagnation of his surroundings, he becomes the victim of inhuman conditions that force him into a painful loneliness.

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Smil mand 1972

Smil mand 1972

Smil mand 1972

Smil mand 1972
1h 11m | Family | Release date: December 15, 1972 (Denmark)

Storyline:

Teenage Ole is sent to boarding school by his single mother so he can learn more about life as he goes through puberty. But he finds the other boys just have their own problems.

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The Eight Mountains 2022

The Eight Mountains 2022

The Eight Mountains 2022

The Eight Mountains 2022
Le otto montagne (original title)
2h 27m | Drama | Release date: December 14, 2022 (Belgium)

Storyline:

An epic journey of friendship and self-discovery set in the breathtaking Italian Alps, The Eight Mountains follows over four decades the profound, complex relationship between Pietro and Bruno.

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School Ties 1992

School Ties 1992

School Ties 1992

School Ties 1992
1h 46m | Drama | Release date: September 18, 1992 (United States)

Storyline:

David Greene is brought into a prestigious 1950s school to help their football team to beat the school’s old rivals. David, however, is from a working class background, so he isn’t really “one of them”, but he’s very successful at making friends. David is a Jew, and has to keep this a secret from his friends for fear of being rejected.

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Chin Up, Dude! 2022

Chin Up, Dude! 2022

Chin Up, Dude! 2022

Chin Up, Dude! 2022
Steh auf du Sau! (original title)
29m | Short, Sport | Release date: January 20, 2022 (Germany)

Storyline:

Geri has made the leap from the junior team to the first squad. But he can’t find the words to express how greatly he’s intimidated by soccer, the search for meaning, and the pressure to perform.

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