Sun and Concrete 2023
Sonne und Beton (original title)
1h 59m | Adventure, Crime, Drama | Release date: March 2, 2023 (Germany)
The four Friends Lukas, Julius, Gino and Sanchez are trying to survive the everyday life in Neukölln, Berlin between Drugs, Gangs, Rap, Violence and Boredom. Until they are one day making a serious decision with serious consequences because of a dead certain Plan.
1h 48m | Action, Crime, Drama | Release date: December 11, 2014 (United Kingdom)
In the mean streets of London’s East End, a former Serbian commando and a 14-year old boy plot revenge against a powerful crime lord and his ruthless lieutenants. As our heroes prepare to take on their enemies, the boy is mentored in the dark arts of assassination and learns the true meaning of friendship, honour, and respect.
Morris “Mud” Himmel has a problem. His parents desperately want to send him away to summer camp. He hates going there, and would do anything to get out of it. Talking to his friends, he realizes that they are all facing the same sentence: a boring summer camp. Together with his friends, he hatches a plan to trick all the parents into sending them to one of his own design, which would actually be a parent-free paradise. Blackmailing former drama teacher Dennis Van Welker into helping, they must convince their parents that the camp is genuine, and that they aren’t allowed to visit.
Skellig: The Owl Man 2009
1h 42m | Drama, Family, Fantasy | Release date: April 12, 2009 (United Kingdom)
Unatheletic pre-teen schoolboy Michael is dragged to a new home in the countryside by his father Dave. Fitting in with new classmates is hard, but Michael bonds with protective jock Leakey and a fellow nerd nature lover. In a garden shed he discovers a strange, weak man with owl wings, who becomes a friend whom he helps regain strength and evacuates him to a tree house when father burns down the shed. Learning the ‘owl man’ is a rundown force of nature, Michael hopes he can help his baby sister’s probably fatal medical condition.
How I Celebrated the End of the World 2006
Cum mi-am petrecut sfârsitul lumii (original title)
1h 46m | Drama | Romania September 15, 2006
Bucharest 1989: the last year of Ceausescu’s dictatorship. Eva lives with her parents and her 7-year-old brother Lalalilu. One day at school, Eva and her boyfriend accidentally break a bust of Ceausescu. They are forced to confess their crime before a disciplinary committee and Eva is expelled from school and transferred to a reformatory establishment. There she meets Andrei and decides to escape Romania with him. Lalalilu becomes convinced that Ceausescu is the main reason for Eva’s decision to leave, so with his friends from school he devises a plan to kill the dictator.
When François, a journalist, is touring a big store for an article, he is chosen by the son of the owner, Rambal-Cochet, as his new toy. All afraid of the despotic industrialist who is also the newspaper’s owner, François is forced to agree to this masquerade. Becoming the friend of the child, he induces him, who wants to make a newspaper, to unveil publicly the real tyrannical way of life of his father.
The story of two British teens, Nick Nelson and Charlie Spring, at an all-boys grammar school. Charlie, a high-strung, openly gay overthinker, and Nick, a cheerful, soft-hearted rugby player, one day are made to sit together in class. Their friendship quickly becomes something more for openly gay Charlie, but he initially does not believe he has a chance with Nick, but love works in surprising ways, with Nick more interested in Charlie than either of them realized. Heartstopper is about love, friendship, and loyalty. It encompasses all the small stories of Nick and Charlie’s lives that together make something larger.
Powrót do tamtych dni 2021
1h 44m | Drama | Release date: December 10, 2021 (Poland)
Tomek lives alone with his mother, because his father, Alek, left for the USA with money. Unexpectedly, the man shows up at home with a bunch of presents, but does not explain the reason for his return. Everyone seems happy, but there is something disturbing in the air. As time goes on, Alek is struggling with a strong alcohol addiction, which gradually destroys Tomek’s family and his childhood. The boy has to grow up very quickly and face a reality unwritten by any child.