Chronicle Of A Boy Alone 1965

Chronicle Of A Boy Alone 1965

Chronicle Of A Boy Alone 1965

Chronicle Of A Boy Alone 1965
Crónica de un niño solo (original title)
1h 19min | Drama | 2 December 1965 (Mexico)

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CHRONICLE OF A BOY ALONE, is an indictment of a fascist regime running roughshod over its most vulnerable citizens, its children. Focusing on the bleak life of eleven-year-old bad boy Polin, who’s been abandoned by his family and sent to live in a state-run orphanage, it’s also a moving portrait of the human spirit imprisoned by the chains of well-intentioned fools. Inside the harsh confines of the supposedly beneficial institution, Polin and his fellow inmates must deal with constant physical and psychological abuse by the staff, as well as the natural emotional tensions brought on by their own burgeoning adolescence. But through it all, they manage to keep their hopes alive with optimistic talk of freedom and bold plans of escape. One day, when the opportunity finally arises, and Polin learns that freedom, too, has its price.

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Telo bez duse 1996

Telo bez duse 1996

Telo bez duse 1996
1h 34min | Documentary | 9 November 1996 (USA)

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Documentary look at doomed male prostitutes in Prague, ages 15 to 18, who troll at the public swimming pool, the train station, a video arcade, and a disco. After the boys talk about how they got in the game, the camera follows them to the home of Pavel Rousek. Under the name Hans Miller, he makes gay porno videos, primarily for German distribution. Intercut with a movie shoot chez Rousek is an interview that follows him to his day job at a morgue, where he performs an autopsy as he talks about his work. The sex is without protection; the boys are without family. They talk about their bodies and souls, money, their sexual orientation, AIDS, their dreams, and death.

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Boys Briefs 4 – 2006

Boys Briefs 4 - 2006

Boys Briefs 4 – 2006
Short, Drama | Video 2006

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At night, a world comes to life in the shadows of streetlamps, in the stalls of public restrooms, in the apartments of the well-to-do. This is a world most guys only dream about. But the world of the hustler is very real, and you will experience it yourself in these short films where hustlers fall in love, service their clients, and keep their secrets at all costs.

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Boys Life 5 – 2006

Boys Life 5 - 2006

Boys Life 5 – 2006
1h 50min | Drama | Video 14 March 2006

User review:

First, an overview of this release, obviously the 5th in line of the “Boys Life”-series. To me it’s probably the most successful, due to its more romantic vein. While several episodes in the earlier discs have been romantically catching, the bulk of their stories seem to share a theme wherein the director wants to philosophize about some point or another. That’s just not my cup of tea; give me the good, ole romantic scenario anytime. In this 5TH edition, “Dare” is a quite nice little “romantical” piece. Adam Fleming’s portrayal of Ben (Light Boy) is notable, with his end-of-film small smile and quiet laugh being particularly telling (you’ll catch the point upon watching). But it’s a thanks to the heavens which must be given the producers of this disc for having wisely included an old-by-today’s-standards (1990) release, from Israel of all places. Foremost in this review, then, has to be my following comment about a likely near unheard of little film.

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Pelle erobreren 1987

Pelle erobreren 1987

Pelle erobreren 1987
PG-13 | 2h 37min | Drama | 25 December 1987 (Sweden)

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The end of the 19th century. A boat filled with Swedish emigrants comes to the Danish island of Bornholm. Among them are Lasse and his son Pelle who move to Denmark to find work. They find employment at a large farm, but are treated as the lowest form of life. Pelle starts to speak Danish but is still harassed as a foreigner. But none of them wants to give up their dream of finding a better life than the life they left in Sweden.

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Oxygono 2003

Oxygono 2003

Oxygono 2003
1h 40min | Drama, Romance | 14 November 2003 (Greece)

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In the small, closed community of a provincial town, Magda tries to maintain a balance within a family facing many serious problems. The families apparently normal, bourgeois, every-day life will crack open, bringing to the surface hatred and passions of the kind that lie well-hidden in the mists of the nearby lake. An intense plot and a totally unexpected ending make up this film, which features characters who are vulnerable, innocent and ordinary, but who become ruthless and callous, worrying only about protecting their financial resources. The offences are disproportionately serious compared to the financial benefits they try to secure.

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El cuarto 2008

El cuarto 2008

El cuarto 2008

El cuarto 2008
1h 35min | Mystery | March 2010 (Colombia)

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A thriller about the dark and dangerous secrets shared by a 12 year old boy, his new teacher and the school principal, a catholic priest. Months after the death of his father, Simon (12) discovers the affair his Mother (Sarah) is having with a charming but enigmatic new teacher (Mario). The boy discovers the teacher’s intentions and his dark secrets, but with his mother in love, it seams there is nothing he can do to show her that their lives are in danger

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Den sommeren jeg fylte 15 – 1976

Den sommeren jeg fylte 15 - 1976

Den sommeren jeg fylte 15 – 1976
1h 38min | Drama | 4 March 1976 (Norway)

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Peter is telling his story about a special summer, when he was invited over to summer holiday from bickering parents, to his aunt and uncle in the country. He’s been there before, but this summer was quite one to remember.

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