Melvin, 12, is a fan of superheroes. Upon receiving his classmate, Sarah, Melvin would find the strength of its heroes to confess his feelings of love. But there is no super-powers and actions for this struggle to assume desires.
Totally True Love 2011
Jørgen + Anne = sant (original title)
1h 23min | Family, Mystery | 25 February 2011 (Norway)
A 10-year-old Norwegian girl falls in love for the first time. Her friends confront their own feelings as they witness her no-holds-barred battle with a rival student for the affections of a boy who moves into town.
One Hundred Days After Childhood 1975
Sto dney posle detstva (original title)
1h 34min | Drama, Romance | July 1975 (West Germany)
The story of a young man experiencing an existential journey. It is not about the other characters per se, but rather, what these characters bring to Mitya’s experience. Mitya’s experience is in contrast to what is going on around him in the physical sense.
Little Bird 2014
Ptichka (original title)
1h 30min | Drama | 9 November 2014 (Germany)
When does your childhood go away? It goes away when instead of playing football with other kids you sit down and silently contemplate the river. When your thoughts don’t let you sleep, and a lightning bug beats in a pot like a heart. When poems come into your mind and you feel you really need to sing. It goes away when you suddenly realize: this summer is going away and it is the last summer of your childhood.
12-year-old Paul lives an isolated existence with his mother, who works at a private psychiatric hospital in the woods near their house. One day, Paul encounters a young teen named Gloria, a mysterious new patient with whom he quickly becomes infatuated. As the fledgling pair forge a tentative friendship, Gloria convinces Paul to help her escape. But when they embark on a perilous journey together, his devotion is put to the test as Gloria’s dangerous unpredictability gradually starts to surface.
My Girl 2003
Fan chan (original title)
1h 50min | Comedy, Romance | 2003 (Thailand)
Jeab hears that his childhood sweetheart Noi-Naa is to be married, so he makes the trip back home to his provincial village. As he does so, the memories come flooding back to his childhood in 1980s Thailand. He remembers always being late to school, so his father would have to give him a ride on the back of the motorcycle. After school, he would always play with Noi-Naa and her girlfriends while the neighborhood boys rode their bicycles and played football and Chinese fantasy characters.
Do You Remember Dolly Bell? 1981
Sjecas li se, Dolly Bell (original title)
Not Rated | 1h 50min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 15 August 1986 (USA)
A young man grows up in Sarajevo in the 1960s, under the shadow of his good, but ailing father, and gets attracted by the world of small-time criminals. They hire him to hide a young prostitute and he falls in love with her.