Les hauts murs 2008

Les hauts murs 2008

Les hauts murs 2008

Les hauts murs 2008
1h 32min | Drama | 30 April 2008 (France)

Storyline:

A young runaway rejects society’s condemnation and dares to fulfill his dreams. France, 1930s. 14-year-old orphan Yves Tréguier sees the world through the bars of “educational homes” where he is raised in conditions worthy of a penal colony, and dreams of a dramatic escape across the ocean to New York.

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The Violation 2013

The Violation 2013

The Violation 2013

The Violation 2013
10min | Short, Drama | 6 April 2013 (USA)

Storyline

MICKEY DOUGHERTY, 15, has a crush on OSCAR HEIM, 17, the son of the wealthy family next door. Oscar has a crush on Mickey’s sister, TINA, 16. Fearing a burglary, Oscar’s mother LINDA (Beth Grant — Donnie Darko, Little Miss Sunshine) asks the Dougherty family to house-sit while they’re at their daughter’s wedding. Linda makes it clear that she doesn’t want the Doughertys venturing beyond the family room, but once she’s gone, Mickey invades Oscar’s bedroom. Mickey builds a totem of Oscar out of Oscar’s pants and shirts, seating the totem on the toilet and then touching it erotically. Distracted by his mother’s drunken fall downstairs, Mickey hasn’t dismantled the totem when the Heims return home early.

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Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party 2016

Henry Gamble's Birthday Party 2016

Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party 2016

Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party 2016
1h 27min | Drama | 8 January 2016 (USA)

Storyline:

HENRY GAMBLE’S BIRTHDAY PARTY takes place over the course of 24 hours, at the 17th birthday pool party of preacher’s kid Henry Gamble. As Henry treads through various sexual possibilities, seeking to come into his own, so too do the adults and teenagers of the party, all struggling to navigate the public and private, and their longing, despite themselves and their faith, for earthly love.

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7 virgenes 2005

7 virgenes 2005

7 virgenes 2005
1h 26min | Crime, Drama | 14 October 2005 (Spain)

6 wins & 10 nominations.

Storyline:

It is summertime in a blue-collar, marginal district of a city in the South of Spain. Tano, a teenager currently serving a sentence in a juvenile reform center, is given a 48-hour leave to attend his brother’s wedding. Together with his best friend Richi, Tano plans to enjoy his 48-hour pass to the limit, doing all the things he is normally prohibited from doing. He gets drunk, takes drugs, steals, has sex and hangs out with his buddies. He feels free and exerts that freedom with all the force and audacity of a teenager. By the end of his 48-hour pass, Tano has also witnessed the collapse of all the things he takes for granted in his life: the neighborhood, his family, friends and loved-ones – everything is somehow different for him. More than just two days of freedom, Tano’s leave turns out to be a journey into maturity.

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La belle vie 2013

La belle vie 2013

La belle vie 2013
1h 33min | Adventure, Drama, Romance | 9 April 2014 (France)

Storyline:

Two brothers, aged 16 and 18, are in rural France with their father. They are in hiding and forever changing dwellings so their whereabouts remain unknown to the authorities. At one of their stops the older brother abandons them and so, 16 year old Sylvain is left alone with his father, by the Loire river. Thatʼs where he will meet his first girlfriend and will begin to consider leaving his father for the first time, in order to live his own life.

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The Harvest 2015

The Harvest 2015

The Harvest 2015
1h 44min | Horror, Thriller | 10 April 2015 (USA)

Storyline:

The girl Maryann has just moved to the house of her Grandfather and Grandmother in the countryside after losing her parents. She is lonely and misses her former friends and decides to wander around the area. She finds the secluded boy Andy, who lives alone with his mother, the surgeon Dr. Katherine Young, and his father, the nurse Richard Young, in an isolated house. They immediately befriend each other and she enters in his room through the window to play video-game with him since Andy depends on a wheelchair to locomote. On the next day, Maryann visits her new friend again and Richard let her in to play with Andy. On the next day, Katherine does not allow Maryann to visit her son and she goes to the house of her grandparents to forbid Maryann to visit her son. However Maryann insists on visiting Andy when his parents are absent; out of the blue, they return and Maryann is trapped inside the house. She goes to the basement expecting to find a way out and stumbles with a dark secret. …

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