Dear Tenant 2020
1h 46min | Drama | 23 October 2020 (Taiwan)
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.
Sweet Thing 2020
1h 31min | Drama | 22 October 2020 (Netherlands)
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.
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.
R | 1h 25min | Horror, Thriller | 27 April 2020 (USA)
Gail is forced to come to terms with Josh, her new stepson, at a remote country home. After stealing an evil talisman from a mysterious neighbor, Josh has sinister dreams of his dead mother, who commands Josh to murder Gail. When Josh’s dad returns, he and Gail suspect that their son has been possessed by an ancient, bloodthirsty spirit. Is it too late to save Josh’s life or their own?
Three boys and their uncle venture into the Amazon jungle in search of their missing grandfather who’s been kidnapped by evil space robots! An unusual and hard-to-find kids film that mixes live-action, animation and some “mondo” footage to tell it’s story.
A Skeleton in the Closet 2020
Todos tenemos un muerto en el placard o un hijo en el closet (original title)
Not Rated | 1h 43min | Comedy, Drama | 24 August 2020 (USA)
Coming out of he closet is never easy, but the gay son has already come out to his parents. They weren’t happy, but they still love him. The son arrives home, only to learn that his partner has dumped him.
Quiet Is the Night 1978
Wsród nocnej ciszy (original title)
2h 8min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 17 November 1978 (Poland)
A psychological detective story about a police hunt for the murderer of young boys during the Christmas season. The police commissioner ends up tracing the clues to his own home, where he has an adolescent son with whom he has difficult relationship.