Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes 2013

Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes 2013

Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes 2013

Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes 2013
Kvinden i buret (original title)
Not Rated | 1h 36min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller | 17 June 2016 (USA)

Storyline:

Chief detective Carl Mørck and his assistant Assad become involved in a five-year-old case concerning the mystery of politician Merete Lynggaard’s disappearance – a journey that takes them deep into the undercurrent of abuse and malice that lurks beneath the polished surface of Scandinavia.

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Good Boy 2015

Good Boy 2015

Good Boy 2015

Good Boy 2015
15min | Short, Crime, Drama | 24 August 2015 (USA)

Storyline:

Two high school friends, Caleb and Macon, are reunited after many years when Caleb returns home from the military. During the tense reunion, Macon is tortured by memories of a pivotal day in his adolescence that forever changed both his and Caleb’s lives.

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The Mutants 1998

The Mutants 1998

The Mutants 1998

The Mutants 1998
Os Mutantes (original title)
1h 53min | Drama | 27 November 1998 (Portugal)

Storyline:

Three homeless teenage rejects struggle to survive together. Of them, Andreia is pregnant, while Pedro and Ricardo hustle, steal and are exploited by a pornographer.

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Le fils 2002

Le fils 2002

Le fils 2002

Le fils 2002
1h 39min | Drama, Mystery | 23 May 2002 (France)

Storyline:

Olivier – meticulous, careful, even-handed – teaches carpentry at a vocational school in Liège. He’s asked to take on Francis, 16, a new student. He declines the request then begins to watch, even spy on, the new lad. Olivier knows something. Later that day, he’s visited by Magali, his ex-wife, who tells him that she’s remarrying and is pregnant. Olivier seems to follow instinctive responses: “why today?” he demands of Magali; he continues to follow Francis; he changes his mind about enrolling the youth. What’s the history between the two? After that becomes clear, what is it Olivier will do? Is this precise and measured carpenter in control of himself?

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Playing Soldiers 1967

Playing Soldiers 1967

Playing Soldiers 1967

Playing Soldiers 1967
Mali vojnici (original title)
1h 32min | Drama | 27 December 1967 (Yugoslavia)

Storyline:

After the end of WW2 a blonde boy arrives at an orphanage made for the children of Partizans or people being killed in the war. The headmaster knows that the boy’s parents were Nazis but conceals that fact from others, fearing violence by vengeful children. He invents the boy’s life story, but the other children get suspicious.

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Squeeze 1997

Squeeze 1997

Squeeze 1997

Squeeze 1997
R | 1h 42min | Crime, Drama | 6 June 1997 (USA)

Storyline:

Ty, Hector, and Bao are close friends in a tough section of Boston, where they’re called “the PG-13 crew.” They’re 14, decent kids with few skills who’ve bailed out of school. A small gang of older tough guys, led by Marcus and Tommy, menace them, and when the PG-13s fight back and rob one of the gang, Marcus and Tommy vow to kill them. They seek protection from Derick, a drug dealer, who agrees to help if they’ll sell drugs. Meanwhile, Ty is recruited to work at a community center by J.J., its quiet leader. Ty and his friends are in a squeeze: surrounded by violence, drugs, and no opportunities, is there any way out?

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Huck and the King of Hearts 1994

Huck and the King of Hearts 1994

Huck and the King of Hearts 1994

Huck and the King of Hearts 1994
PG | 1h 38min | Adventure | 2 February 1994 (USA)

Storyline:

Taking place in the 1990’s, Huck and his card shark friend, Jim, travel from California to Nevada searching for Huck’s long-lost grandpa. Along the way, a deceived card player chases the two across the states with his two, less intelligent, sidekicks.

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