1h 17m | Drama | Release date: October 4, 2013 (Romania)
Wolf is a lonely boy who surrounds himself by a world that responds to his desires. He brings Clara, the girl he loves, inside this world but when he can’t be sure if she is still real or become imaginary he feels trapped and wants to escape.
Wild Youth tells the story of Bram, a 12-year-old boy during the two weeks he spends on a campground with his 25-year-old uncle. In this temporary arena where the emptiness of the calm campsite induces a sense of invincibility, he is immersed in unlimited fun, new experiences and a first vacation love at the hands of his new friends. In short, the bliss of being young.
2h 10m | Drama | Release date: June 8, 1994 (India)
13 year old Riyaz lives a poor lifestyle in Bombay, India, with his grandmother, Fayyuzi, and her sister, Mehmooda alias Mammo. Quite outspoken and embittered over his dad abandoning him, Riyaz does not have many friends, save for Rohan. When Mammo plans a surprise birthday party for him, Riyaz is offended as he believes his friends will make fun of him as his lifestyle is not as good as their’s. Fayyuzi and Riyaz have an argument with Mammo, and she leaves for the Mosque at Haji Ali, but returns when both apologize to her. Although Mammo was born in Panipat during the British Raj, she was one of thousands of Muslims who left for Pakistan. She was married over there, could not conceive, was branded a “barren woman”, and asked to leave. Having nowhere else to go, she came to live with her widowed sister in Bombay on a temporary Visa. Every month she would walk to the nearest Police Station and get an extension. She finally paid a Rs.4800/ as a bribe in order to get a permanent visa through Inspector Apte. When Apte was transferred, a new Police Inspector took over, processed her papers, held her to be an illegal immigrant, arrested her, had her escorted to the Bombay Central Railway Station, board the Frontier Mail, which would return her to Pakistan. Riyaz and Fayyuzi make every possible attempt to trace and bring her back, which was all in vain. Now 20 years later, Riyaz has grown up and has written a book about his Mammo, hoping that someday, somewhere she will find it and they will be reunited again.
Toto And His Sisters 2014
Toto si surorile lui (original title)
1h 34m | Documentary, Drama, Family | Release date: January 6, 2016 (France)
Totonel (10) and his sisters, Andreea (14) and Ana (17), are waiting for their mother to come back home from prison. As they grow up, each of them learns how to survive on their own, hoping that when their mother returns, the family will be reunited.
Patterns 2023 (S01)
TV Series | Comedy | Release date: July 27, 2023 (United Kingdom)
There’s something for everyone in Patterns – a British anthology series. Each episode tells a self-contained story, but they all take place in the same universe. A minor character in one story may reappear as lead in another and vice-versa.
The Scouting Book for Boys 2009
1h 33m | Drama, Thriller | Release date: March 19, 2010 (Ireland)
Best friends David and Emily enjoy their carefree life in a coastal caravan park. When they learn that Emily is being forced to move away, David he agrees to help her hide out in a remote cave on the beach. Emily’s absence soon becomes complicated, as David watches the effect on her family and police suspect one of their neighbors of involvement. When Emily tells David the real reason she wants to hide, his world is shattered. With his complex feelings for Emily growing stronger due to their shared hidden existence, David takes action.
Sun and Concrete 2023
Sonne und Beton (original title)
1h 59m | Adventure, Crime, Drama | Release date: March 2, 2023 (Germany)
The four Friends Lukas, Julius, Gino and Sanchez are trying to survive the everyday life in Neukölln, Berlin between Drugs, Gangs, Rap, Violence and Boredom. Until they are one day making a serious decision with serious consequences because of a dead certain Plan.