The Boat Is Full 1981

The Boat Is Full 1981

The Boat Is Full 1981

The Boat Is Full 1981
Das Boot ist voll (original title)
PG | 1h 41min | Drama, War | 15 January 1981 (Germany)

Storyline:

During World War II, Switzerland severely limited refugees: “Our boat is full.” A train from Germany halts briefly in an isolated corner of Switzerland. Six people jump off seeking asylum: four Jews, a French child, and a German soldier. They seek temporary refuge with a couple who run a village inn. They pose as a family: the deserter as husband, Judith as his wife, an old man from Vienna as her father, his granddaughter and the French lad, whom they beg to keep silent, as their children. Judith’s teenage brother poses as a soldier. The fabrication unravels through chance and the local constable’s exact investigation. Whom will the Swiss allow to stay? Who gets deported?

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Like It Never Was Before 1995

Like It Never Was Before 1995

Like It Never Was Before 1995

Like It Never Was Before 1995
Pensionat Oskar (original title)
Unrated | 1h 48min | Drama, Romance | 3 March 1995 (Sweden)

Storyline:

The Runeberg family is an ordinary middle class family, with a house in a suburb, a car and three children. By vacationing in a rented house by the sea, the hope is that the tension and anxiety between Rune and Gunnel will disappear. However, instead of spending time with his family, Rune finds himself attracted to a young man, Petrus. Whatever happens next, Rune realizes, it will be like it never was before.

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Dear Tenant 2020

Dear Tenant 2020

Dear Tenant 2020

Dear Tenant 2020
1h 46min | Drama | 23 October 2020 (Taiwan)

Storyline:

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.

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Esprit De Corps 2014

Esprit De Corps 2014

Esprit De Corps 2014

Esprit De Corps 2014
1h 34min | Drama | 13 June 2015 (USA)

Storyline:

An adaptation of Auraeus Solito’s play entitled Esprit de Corps in the 1980’s about the game of seduction and ranks in the ROTC, It is a queer story of two cadets and their pursuit to outwit a corrupt Major Marcus for his position.

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A Little Bit of Freedom 2003

A Little Bit of Freedom 2003

A Little Bit of Freedom 2003

A Little Bit of Freedom 2003
Kleine Freiheit (original title)
1h 42min | Drama | 15 April 2004 (Germany)

Storyline:

Baran (Cagdas Bozkurt) is a young Kurd who was sent to Hamburg after his parents, who had helped Kurdish rebels, were betrayed and subsequently killed by the Turkish militia. Now that Baran is 16, he is no longer allowed to stay in Germany and faces the bleak prospect of getting deported back.

Baran meets Chernor (Leroy Delmar), an African boy who has the same problem and trafficks drugs to make some money. Chernor is openly gay and their friendship has sexual overtones from the beginning. Baran also has very little interest in girls, even though a marriage might solve his immigration-related legal trouble.

Things get even more complicated when Baran spots the traitor of his family and wants to kill him. However, the man pleads for his life and Baran spares him. After this act of forgiveness, Cherno and Baran have sex together for the first time, making it clear to Baran that his interest in Cherno goes beyond friendship.

Finally, both Cherno and Baran, who had made a desperate attempt to free Cherno, are arrested by the police.

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Sweet Thing 2020

Sweet Thing 2020

Sweet Thing 2020

Sweet Thing 2020
1h 31min | Drama | 22 October 2020 (Netherlands)

Storyline:

The story revolves around two siblings and their struggle to find solid ground in the homes of their alcoholic father and negligent mother. The children ultimately run away and find a temporary life for themselves.

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A Lobster Tale 2006

A Lobster Tale 2006

A Lobster Tale 2006

A Lobster Tale 2006
PG-13 | 1h 35min | Drama, Family, Fantasy | 21 October 2006 (USA)

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Cody Brewer, a quiet New England fisherman isn’t doing too well for himself. His wife feels neglected, and his son keeps getting picked on by the school bully. While out collecting his lobster traps one day, Cody finds a strange green moss that holds magical powers. Once word gets out about the magical moss, the entire town suddenly becomes Cody’s best friend, all hoping to get a piece of it. With the townspeople clamoring for some moss and the already delicate state of the Brewer family, Cody has a tough time figuring out exactly what to do.

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A Choo 2020

A Choo 2020

A Choo 2020

A Choo 2020
Da pen ti (original title)
1h 42min | Fantasy, Romance | 15 July 2020 (Taiwan)

Storyline:

Even when they were orphans, Wang Yizhi has always been in love with Xinxin. Now older, Yizhi decides to train as a boxer before he allows himself to profess his love, but only for her to fall for a geeky computer engineer who is secretly a popular superhero. When Xinxin gets kidnapped, Yizhi must prove his love and his fighting skills to get the girl of his dreams.

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I Used to Go Here 2020

I Used to Go Here 2020

I Used to Go Here 2020

I Used to Go Here 2020
Not Rated | 1h 20min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 7 August 2020 (USA)

Storyline:

Following the launch of her new novel, 35-year-old writer Kate is invited to speak at her alma matter by her former professor. After accepting the invitation, Kate finds herself deeply enmeshed in the lives of a group of college students.

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