War of the Buttons 1994

War of the Buttons 1994

War of the Buttons 1994
1h 34min | Adventure, Drama, Family | 14 October 1994 (UK)

Storyline

The children of Ballydowse & Carrickdowse engage in battles in which they cut off the buttons, shoe-laces, belts and braces of their captured opponents. This gets their opponents in trouble with parents. They go to battle in mass groups of dozens, wielding sticks & slingshots. It’s a battle of strategic skills for the opposing leaders, Including one scene in which the principal gang uses an ancient war trick to overcome their opponents with successful and itchy results.

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Harmony Lessons 2013

Harmony Lessons 2013

Harmony Lessons 2013
Uroki garmonii (original title)
2h | Drama | 5 December 2013 (Kazakhstan)

Storyline:

Aslan is a 13-year-old loner who lives with his grandmother on a farm somewhere on the steppes of Kazakhstan. When he goes to school, he becomes the victim of bullying by the local thug Bolat. Shy and taciturn Aslan, supported by the relentless new student Mirsayin, starts to seek cruel revenge on the bully.

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Lord of the Flies 1963

Lord of the Flies 1963

Lord of the Flies 1963
1h 32min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller | 23 July 1964 (UK)

Storyline

A group of young boys are stranded alone on an island. Left to fend for themselves, they must take on the responsibilities of adults, even if they are not ready to do so. Inevitably, two factions form: one group (lead by Ralph) want to build shelters and collect food, whereas Jack’s group would rather have fun and HUNT; illustrating the difference between civilization and savagery.

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El Camino De La Vida 1956

El Camino De La Vida 1956

El Camino De La Vida 1956
1h 36min | Drama | 29 June 1956 (Mexico)

Storyline:

Portrait of the lives of disadvantaged children in Mexico City by three criminals of a Juvenile center. One of them killed his stepfather to protect his mother, another left blind to his guardian to defend their abuses, and a third is forced to steal to eat.

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Abel Twoj Brat 1970

Abel Twoj Brat 1970

Abel Twoj Brat 1970
Abel, twój brat (original title)
1h 30min | Drama | 2 October 1970 (Poland)

Storyline

Karol is a newcomer to the class and instantly called “sissy”. He makes himself disliked by correcting his classmates and eating sandwiches, while everybody else eats dry bread and onions. He tries to make friends with class bully called Balon, and eventually succeeds. The group uses him to steal lollipops and later for an assault on a small child. The victim’s mother seeks out the responsible and Karol is identified. He eventually confesses to his mother and names his accomplices. Branded now as a “squealer” he is avoided by his former friends. During a concert Karol collapses and is carried off.

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Sebastiane 1976

Sebastiane 1976

Sebastiane 1976
1h 26min | Drama, History | December 1976 (UK)

Storyline

300 A.D. : the Roman Sebastianus is exiled to a remote outpost populated exclusively by men. Weakened by their desires, these men turn to homosexual activities to satisfy their needs. However, Sebastianus becomes the target of lust for a homosexual centurion, but he rejects the man’s advances.

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Nachttocht 1982

Nachttocht 1982

Nachttocht 1982
1h 3min | Drama | TV Movie 21 February 1982

Storyline:

12 year old Thomas ( Abel Claassen) and his quest for friendship and love. He takes rowing lessons and grows rather fond of his teacher…who, according to his mother, is unlike the bully trainers in the other clubs…he really knows how to work with children. Thomas idolizes his trainer – and when the boy discovers that the person he felt such a love for lied to him in order to sleep with his mother – his heart is broken. It’s hard for him to understand why his trainer would prefer to be intimate with his mother than to be with him…

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Get Real 1998

Get Real 1998

Get Real 1998
R | 1h 48min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 14 May 1999 (UK)

Storyline

This tenderly romantic film tells the story of Steve, a young man in a British prep school, as he struggles with coming out and falling in love with the class jock, John… who, amazingly, falls in love with him as well.

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From Beginning to End 2009

From Beginning to End 2009

From Beginning to End 2009
Do Começo ao Fim (original title)
1h 34min | Drama, Romance | 27 November 2009 (Brazil)

Storyline

Two brothers develop a very close relationship as they are growing up in an idyllic and happy family. When they are young adults their relationship becomes very intimate, romantic, and sexual.

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