Abouna 2002

Abouna 2002

Abouna 2002
Not Rated | 1h 24min | Drama | 19 March 2003 (France)

Storyline:

The lives of two brothers, who live in N’djamena, are upended when they awake one Saturday morning to find that their father has left the family. They are Amine, about eight years old, playful and asthmatic, and Tahir, 15, handsome, quiet, his brother’s protector. The boys go in search of their father, and find only trouble. Dad’s leaving also debilitates their mother. The movies, a musical uncle, a village Koran school, a poster of a Moroccan beach, and a young deaf woman figure in the resolution. Is there any place for happiness, or is happiness only in storybooks?

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Uloupené dětství 1987

Uloupené dětství 1987

Uloupené dětství 1987
1h 22min | Drama | TV Movie 1987

Plot:

Virtually the whole world knows the fate of Jewish children from the Terezin ghetto, the tragedy of children from Lidice, but few know about the tragic death of several thousand children from mixed Czech-German marriages in the occupied border region. The real story of a young boy, who described the writer Jozo Mikula in his book Kids Behind the Grilles, attracted filmmakers as well. Under the concise title “The Broken Childhood”, Mirek lives in Kinderheim, Germany, where he came after the death of his Czech mother. At the father’s request, a court decision is taken by the child from the care of his grandmother and his upbringing to the German authorities. Education is a pontification. The methods used here or remotely did not remind of their noble name. MIRC also commented on the treatment and mental and physical deprivation.

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Mister Blot’s Academy 1984

Mister Blot's Academy 1984

Mister Blot’s Academy 1984
Akademia pana Kleksa (original title)
2h 46min | Family, Fantasy | 30 January 1984 (Poland)

Storyline:

Ten-year-old Adas, beginning his education at the Academy, finds the hideout of Bird Matt, who used to be a prince. Touched by his fate, he promises to find the magic button which has the power to restore him to human shape.

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The Republic of ShKID 1966

The Republic of ShKID 1966

The Republic of ShKID 1966
Respublika ShKID (original title)
1h 40min | Comedy, Drama, Family | 29 December 1966 (Soviet Union)

Storyline:

Gang boys from the streets of St. Petersburg, Russia are being tamed and educated at SHKID – Dostoevsky School.

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Operation Christmas List 2016

Operation Christmas List 2016

Operation Christmas List 2016
TV-Y | 1h 28min | Family | 10 December 2016 (USA)

Storyline:

12-year-old Barney is on a mission to get what he really wants for Christmas this year. He hatches a plan to beat the Christmas rush and buy the entire stock of the most sought after gift, The Patty Panda doll! Barney and his friends sneak into the local department store after hours hoping to use the rare toys to swap for things on their own list. Things don’t go exactly as planned when Forte and his slick gang of tight suit wearing thieves, show up with the same idea.

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