Du er ikke alene – You are not alone 1978
1h 30min | Drama, Romance | 23 February 1978 (Denmark)
A student strike at a Danish boys school is the backdrop of YOU ARE NOT ALONE. The leisurely paced tale explores the relationship between 15-year-old Bo and Kim, the younger son of the stern boarding school headmaster. Mounting school tensions over the expulsion of a troubled student threaten to sabotage the tranquility of the school.
The year of 1946. The war remained in the past, lying in the future – for those who had survived – a whole life… In a poor provincial town, the ragamuffin boys are frenziedly drilled for combat, and at nights the local elite, gathered in a pool room, boasts of fictitious biographies, while bands of boys amuse themselves with bloody fights on trashy vacant plots… One of the most vivid staples of the postwar childhood were pigeons. They could be bought, sold or stolen. One day a beautiful white dove appeared over the town. Risking his life, Ivan caught the White. And immediately became the target of the ‘pigeon’ mafia… Sergey Solovyov’s retro drama about learning kindness, resisting evil and cherishing that indestructible dream of happiness, based upon the novella by B. Ryakhovsky.
Calloused Hands 2013
1h 37min | Drama | 3 March 2013 (USA
12-year-old Josh is a mixed race boy and a promising baseball player. He is abused by his mother’s boyfriend Byrd, and neglected by his mother Debbie. He forges his own path in life when his estranged grandfather insists he study for his Bar Mitzvah.
Élève libre 2008
1h 45min | Drama | 21 January 2009 (Belgium)
A sixteen-year-old aspiring tennis pro neglects his education in hopes of volleying his way straight to Wimbledon, but finds his ambitions sidelined when his relationship with his tutor takes a decidedly personal turn. Jonas has just failed his exams, but who needs an education when you’re a world-famous athlete. Unfortunately, Jonas hasn’t achieved that level of fame just yet, though he’s convinced that he’s well on his way. When thirty-year-old Pierre offers to tutor Jonas and the cocky young athlete turns his back on school entirely, the boundaries of their relationship become increasingly blurred.
Concrete Night 2013
Betoniyö (original title)
1h 36min | Drama | 1 November 2013 (Finland)
Concrete Night opens in a cramped, concrete-jungle home. The elder of the two brothers is getting ready to go and serve his prison sentence. During his last 24 hours of freedom, his little brother follows the brother he admires through the fateful sights of that night.
Prora, on the Baltic Sea. Mysterious, endless. In this deserted former Nazi holiday camp and communist military complex, teenagers Jan and Matthieu embark on an adventure that puts their friendship at risk.
Amor Estranho Amor 1982
1h 37min | Drama | 11 November 1982 (Brazil)
Man remembers 48 crucial hours in his life when, as a teenager, he visited his mother, the favorite woman of an important politician, in a bordello owned by her, right before some important political changes in Brazil, in 1937. In those hours, he discovers his own sexuality.