Alex, a lonely adolescent affected by the abandonment of his father, lives in the countryside with his mother, an authoritarian woman with whom he has a complicated relationship. The boy decides to explore new opportunities that will lead him to worsen his mental condition and lose control of his emotions.
Everything at Once 2021
Todo a la vez (la mirada de Paco y Manolo) (original title)
1h 42min | Documentary | April 2021 (USA)
A film essay about a singular couple, Paco and Manolo, two Catalan photographers from the outskirts of Barcelona, who have been together for thirty years. Both have managed to work as a single photographer and have captured their imagery in Kink magazine, a very personal photography fanzine with an essentially Mediterranean homoerotic aesthetic.
Grimm Love 2006
Rohtenburg (original title)
R | 1h 27min | Crime, Drama, Horror | 18 June 2009 (Germany)
In Germany, as graduate student Katie Armstrong researches cannibal killer Oliver Hagen for her thesis, she becomes obsessed with her subject and ultimately plunges into a lifestyle similar to Hagen’s and the thousands of people like him.
“You die if you jerk off 100 times.” This often repeated threat rings through the ears of a 14-year-old boy from rural Spain at the beginning of the 20th century. Urged on by the hot flushes of youth, he carefully counts his “sins” one by one so as not to cross over that fateful line. One day, however, having reached 99, he has to choose between imminent hell and the impetuousness of adolescence. How will it all end? An amusing short film about the feeling of guilt…
Tudo Que Deus Criou 2012
1h 40min | Drama | 19 February 2015 (Brazil)
Miguel is a young boy who lives in poverty with his mother, Da Guia, with his sister Angela, lovingly rejected, and the brother-in-law, Bio in Paraíba. He tries to help his family with household expenses with prostitution and is afraid to prove himself homosexual to the family. His sister is insecure and repressed by her husband, with whom she has not been happy. She lives to take care of the house and the grumpy and unappreciated mother, who suffers from the consequences of diabetes without care. Miguel has been abused by his brother-in-law for years and feels obliged to hide his secrets from the family. His only comfort is the friendship with John, a shy postman neighbor, who every day reads stories to Maura, a blind woman of thirty years who longs to have her first sexual experience.
The Motel 2005
Not Rated | 1h 15min | Comedy, Drama | 24 January 2005 (USA)
Thirteen-year-old Ernest Chin lives and works at a sleazy hourly-rate motel on a strip of desolate suburban bi-way. Misunderstood by his family and blindly careening into puberty, Ernest befriends Sam Kim, a self-destructive yet charismatic Korean man who has checked in. Sam teaches the fatherless boy all the rites of manhood.
Sweet Boy 2016
1h 34min | Drama, Romance | 21 July 2016 (Thailand)
Nack is a 17 year old boy whose life focuses only on studying. Stepping into the last year of high school, he begins to feel lonely and pressured. As graduation and entrance examination grow closer and closer, he begins to learn about sex and love for the first time in his life. He has to face the questions about the morality of his homosexual love. What will he do?