Fickende Fische 2002

Fickende Fische 2002

Fickende Fische 2002
1h 44min | Drama | 15 August 2002 (Germany)

Storyline:

“What does your paradise look like, then?” – “Dark. Quiet. Wet. And full of fish.” Jan likes Shakespeare, water and fish. Nina likes roller-skates, cars and brightly dyed hair. Jan loves Nina. Nina loves Jan, but … Do Fish Do It? is a film about first love, the problems of growing up, the vital question if fish have sex and a threat this love is exposed to. 16-year old Jan is absent-mindedly strolling through the streets when he’s run over by roller-skating Nina. As fast as she has stormed into his life, however, she rushes off again. Nina is 15 years old and full of crazy ideas. She lives together with her brother, her father and his new girlfriend. Her mother isn’t in touch much. That’s why there is the unconventional Angel whose own daughter disappeared years ago and who is Nina’s best friend and substitute mother. Jan is a little shy, with a sheltered upbringing. Yet the image of the perfect family is an illusion. Jan feels lonely and the only person who seems to understand him is his grandfather. Jan’s great passion is water and fish for they make him forget about his illness. When Jan tries to carry a newly-acquired fish home safely, Nina bumps into him after another failed attempt to brake. As a result, the fish dies. Nina feels guilty, doesn’t want to let Jan go. Within a short time they get very close and Nina becomes equally fascinated by water and its scaly inhabitants. They start searching for an answer to the question if fish have sex and secretly meet at night to have picnics at the municipal aquarium. This is not without effect, friendship develops into tender love. Jan’s parents, who worry about their son’s health, are against the relationship. Only Jan’s grandfather stands by him and doesn’t begrudge him his happiness. On her birthday Nina learns that her father’s girlfriend is pregnant. Appalled, she flees to Jan. For the first time they end up in bed together. Basically a rather innocent encounter but Jan realizes all of a sudden that he’s dangerous for Nina and will continue to be so. He withdraws into his dream world – “dark, quiet, wet and full of fish”. But Nina won’t give up that easily …

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Maskeblomstfamilien 2010

Maskeblomstfamilien 2010

Maskeblomstfamilien 2010
1h 38min | Drama | 1 October 2010 (Norway)

Storyline:

It’s the summer of 1951 in Oslo. Lillian and Amund Wang are blessed with their first and only child. A boy. Or is it a girl? Outside there’s a solar eclipse, and all the birds stops singing. Young Adrian isn’t getting the operation which might give him the life he deserves in a conservative environment, and the apartment where he grows up becomes a greenhouse for the darkest flowers. Adrian grows up on lies, dying love and shamelessness. At 15 he overhears a conversation between the parents, which makes him attack his parents, and make him dangerous for his surroundings. Adrian takes his shame and guilt, and takes his punishment as a responsibility put upon him.

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Kid Svensk 2007

Kid Svensk 2007

Kid Svensk 2007
1h 30min | Drama | 9 March 2007 (Finland)

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The year is 1984. It’s summer, and the rebellious 12-year-old girl Kid wants to stay in Gothenburg, but her mother has other plans. Kid discovers that summer vacation in Finland isn’t as bad as first feared. In a few hot weeks she discovers her dawning sexuality, and experience her first crush.

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Quand j’avais 5 ans je m’ai tué 1994

Quand j'avais 5 ans je m'ai tué 1994

Quand j’avais 5 ans je m’ai tué 1994
1h 40min | Drama | 2 February 1994 (France)

Storyline:

This film is about Gils, a young boy (about ten) in a juvenile mental hospital in 1950’s France. Flashbacks recount his conflicts with authority and his strong relationship with Jessica, a similarly rebellious schoolmate. Simultaneously, a compassionate doctor develops a trusting friendship with Gils, which a higher-ranking authoritarian doctor tries to thwart.

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Preparez vos mouchoirs 1978

Preparez vos mouchoirs 1978

Preparez vos mouchoirs 1978
Préparez vos mouchoirs (original title)
1h 48min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 11 January 1978 (France)

Storyline:

Solange is depressed: she’s stopped smiling, she eats little, she says less. She has fainting fits. Her husband Raoul seeks to save her by enlisting Stephane, a stranger, to be her lover. Although he listens to Mozart and has every Pocket Book arranged in alphabetical order, Stephane fails to cheer Solange. She knits. She does housework. Everyone, including their neighbor a vegetable vendor, agrees that she needs a child, yet she fails to get pregnant by either lover. The three take a job running a kids’ summer camp where they meet Christian, the precocious 13-year-old son of the local factory manager. It is Christian who restores Solange to laughter.

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Young, dumb and full of love 2006

Young, dumb and full of love 2006

Young, dumb and full of love 2006
Tibor vagyok, de hódítani akarok (original title)
Comedy | 2 February 2006 (Hungary)

Storyline

“Young, dumb and full of love!” is a hilarious comedy about sex, love and youth. What happens when a clumsy teenage boy meets the woman of his dreams? A woman who’s a little bit older, a little bit married, and a little bit unfaithful -Hey, nobody’s perfect! But, she does exist; you can see her, you can touch her, sometimes she even seems interested… so you just have to make her yours. Only it’s not that simple. Your great plans become great disasters as you try to overcome a jealous husband, a nerve-wracking lover, a paternalistic janitor, a bashful paddle-boat lender and a girl, who may deserve a lot more attention than the “dream woman” herself.

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Summer of 42 (1971)

Summer of 42 (1971)

Summer of 42 (1971)
1h 43min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 9 April 1971 (USA)

Storyline:

Silent as a painting, the movie shows us day-dreamer Hermie and his friends Oscy and Benjie spending the summer of ’42 on an US island with their parents – rather unaffected by WWII. While Oscy’s main worries are the when and how of getting laid, Hermie honestly falls in love with the older Dorothy, who’s married to an army pilot. When her husband returns to the front, Hermie shyly approaches her.

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