Vincent, in his thirties without children, infiltrates a tribe with mysterious codes and language: the PTA. Finding himself at parent-teacher meetings, school trips, and the end-of-year fair is quite a feat for him.
12-year-old Errol is found by police in a wardrobe in a drug parade on New Year’s Eve. No one knows who he is or where he comes from and it takes months before he gives his name or talks at all. In his first foster family, he thrives over time, and just as confidence has begun to grow strong, Errol finds out that the placement is only temporary. In desperation, he flees to Stockholm, where he is confronted with the harsh life on the street and in the doorways, utilized by dirty boots with features borrowed by Fagin and hiding from the police. Together with Alfons, who came from Germany during the war, he hangs himself as a small criminal circus artist…
The Fire in the Stone 1984
1h 34min | Drama, Family | TV Movie 4 May 1985
When his precious cache of opals is stolen, 14-year-old Ernie, who lives with his alcoholic father in the harsh and lawless opal fields of inland Australia, sets out with a friend determined to find the thief.
Wishin’ and Hopin’ 2014
Not Rated | 1h 27min | Comedy, Drama | December 2014 (USA)
Based on the New York Times best-selling novel by award-winning author Wally Lamb. A vivid slice of 1960s life, Wishin’ and Hopin’ is a wise-and-witty holiday tale that celebrates where we’ve been-and how far we’ve come. In the small town of Three Rivers, Connecticut, we go straight into the halls of St. Aloysius Gonzaga Parochial School with Felix Funicello, a Catholic school fifth-grader in 1964, whose claim to fame is his cousin Annette Funicello, the famous Mouseketeer and teen movie queen. But grammar and arithmetic move to the back burner this holiday season with the sudden arrivals of substitute teacher Madame Frechette and feisty Russian student Zhenya Kabakova. While Felix learns the meaning of French kissing, cultural misunderstanding, and tableaux vivants, Wishin’ and Hopin’ barrels toward one outrageous Christmas!
Dr. Bird’s Advice for Sad Poets (2021)
R | Drama | 12 January 2021 (USA)
In the emotionally charged, wild and humorous world of sixteen year old James Whitman, we see his struggle to overcome anxiety and depression by seeking advice from Dr. Bird – an imaginary pigeon therapist – in the wake of his sister’s disappearance.
Buffalo Rider 2015
1h 34min | Adventure, Drama | 23 September 2016 (South Korea)
A rebellious Thai-American girl, sent to live with relatives in rural Thailand, clashes with an entire village when she befriends a mute peasant boy and inspires him to compete in the annual buffalo race.