Shovel Buddies 2016

Shovel Buddies 2016

Shovel Buddies 2016
R | 1h 25min | Drama | Video 11 October 2016

Storyline

Jimmy’s best friend Sammy has died of leukemia, leaving behind one final wish: ensure his body is buried in his favorite football jersey. Jimmy and his friends, including his ex-friend Dan, his little brother Lump, and his crush Kate join the adventure of a lifetime as they spend one unforgettable night fulfilling their friend’s final request.

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Lost Christmas 2011

Lost Christmas 2011

Lost Christmas 2011
1h 29min | Drama | 11 December 2011 (UK)

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Orphaned the previous Christmas young Goose looks after his demented grandma, selling stolen goods to soft-hearted fence Frank on his Manchester estate. One Christmas Eve Goose meets Anthony, an enigmatic, fey stranger with apparent psychic powers, able to tell by touching them what people have lost, from Frank’s first edition of Oscar Wilde to a retired doctor’s wife. Hoping that its return will lead to him finding his lost dog, Goose persuades Anthony to help him retrieve a bangle he stole and ends up meeting the wife of his probation officer, whose young daughter died on the same day as Goose’s parents. But Anthony is not what he seems to be at all and is capable of changing everybody’s life for the better when his true identity is revealed.

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Departure 2015

Departure 2015

Departure 2015

Departure 2015
1h 49min | Drama, Family, Romance | 20 May 2016 (UK)

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An English mother and teenage son spend a week in the South of France breaking up a summer home that has become one of the casualties of the boy’s parents’ crumbling marriage. Matters only become more complicated when an enigmatic local boy enters their lives.

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Milton’s Secret 2016

Milton's Secret 2016

Milton’s Secret 2016

Milton’s Secret 2016
PG | 1h 28min | Drama, Family | 30 September 2016 (Canada)

Storyline:

Milton’s Secret focuses on 11 year-old Milton Adams who is growing up in an uncertain world. With his parents constantly stressing about their careers and finances, and the neighborhood bully tormenting him, Milton feels his whole world is in crisis. But when his Grandpa Howard comes to visit, he discovers anxiety about the past and worrying about the future only make things worse and prevent him from finding true happiness moment to moment.

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Kardiogramma 1995

Kardiogramma 1995

Kardiogramma 1995
1h 15min | Drama | 5 March 1997 (France)

User review:

I’ve seen all three of Omirbaev’s movies, and this was my first, a beautiful, delicately poetic movie about a young boy with a weak heart sent to a sanitorium in Kazakhstan, during the Soviet era. The movie is a good, nicely drawn portrait of the drabness of the Soviet years, of being poor (and Asian) in the flattest countryside imaginable, and of the crushing monotony of a state-run institution. It’s a poetically precise movie with subtle injections of humor and strikingly beautiful imagery (Omirbaev has an exquisite eye), a carefully drawn story of sexual awakening and an affirmation of the power of art. Like every other Kazakh film I’ve seen, KARDIOGRAMMA was shot on a pretty unstable color stock, but it gives the movie a very interesting look. And the performance by the boy who plays the lead is very good.

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Verdensvevde kropper 2015

Verdensvevde kropper 2015

Verdensvevde kropper 2015
16min | Short, Drama | 19 January 2015 (Norway)

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At the end of the 1990s the Internet comes to Northern Norway and coincides with the sexual awakening of young Mads (12). The introduction of pornographic images into his life complicates his relationship with his parents, and their house becomes a minefield filled with uncomfortable interactions.

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Une enfance 2015

Une enfance 2015

Une enfance 2015
1h 39min | Drama | 23 September 2015 (France)

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As summer drags by, 13-year-old Jimmy, forced by circumstance to become an adult too soon, runs up against the limits of his small hometown and his turbulent life, caught between a mother on the slide and a stepfather who keeps her down.

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