Last Resort 2000
TV-14 | 1h 13min | Drama, Romance | 16 March 2001 (UK)
Tanya arrives in London with her son Artyom, expecting to be met by her boyfriend. When he doesn’t show and immigration wants to send her back to Russia, she asks for political asylum to buy some time. She has no idea that this will consign them for at least a year to a detention center, a fenced “city” near an abandoned seaside amusement park. Once there, realizing her boyfriend will never help her, she just wants to go home, but withdrawing the petition for asylum takes months. She’s approached by pornographers inviting her to strip on line for cash; she’s befriended by Alfie, a clerk at a convenience store at the center. She’s a dreamer; what can she do?
15+ Coming of Age (2017)
1h 44min | Comedy | 3 August 2017 (Thailand)
A teenage comedy film about a young Yorkie. “Rising” opened the first movie on screen. The story of fun gangs of teenage age 15+ hormones gurgling at the curiosity to try on their love and sex has spread out.
Star Boys 2017
Kaiken se kestää (original title)
1h 22min | Drama | February 2017 (Sweden)
The movie tells what happens when sexual revolution arrives into a conservative and religious small town in Northern Finland, as seen by the 13-year-old Star Boy singers who are forced to observe their parents’ sexual liberation and its consequences at too close range. It’s a powerful story of two families of architects being torn apart by crumbling of moral conceptions and the parents’ endless need for love and freedom. After a fatal toga party, no one and nothing is the same, and the boys’ confusion erupts violently – Even though Star Boys deals with heavy themes, it is ultimately a warm and positive survival story that portrays the persistence and capacity of children to get over even most difficult experiences in life.
G | 1h 24min | Drama | 28 June 2017 (France)
Ady, a 13 year-old boy, no longer listens to his father, who raises him alone in southern France. The father running out of resources, decides to entrust Ady to his uncle Amadou for the summer. Uncle Amadou and his family live across the Mediterranean Sea in Burkina Faso! There, at 13 years of age, one must become a man but Ady, persuaded to go on holiday, understands things differently.
Almost Angels 1962
Not Rated | 1h 33min | Comedy, Family, Music | 20 July 1963 (Japan)
Supported avidly by his mother and more reluctantly at first by his father, a working-class Austrian boy joins the Vienna Choirboys, where he proves to be unusually talented. The standard initiation ordeals which new boys must endure at the hands of their seniors are intensified in his case because he has aroused the jealousy of Peter, the head chorister, by singing a solo which Peter had long sung himself. The fact is that Peter’s voice is breaking, and with a broken voice often comes a broken heart. But, encouraged by the director and all the boys, Peter begins to develop in a new role as composer and conductor.
Billy’s Dad Is a Fudge-Packer! 2004
Not Rated | 10min | Short, Comedy | 7 November 2004 (USA)
This mock 1950s-styled educational film chronicles a phase in the life a school aged boy, Billy, whose thoughts turn to what he wants to be when he grows up, as career day is approaching at school. Not knowing what he wants to do, he wishes he had it as easy as his sister, who only has to attract a man to become his wife. Billy has as role models his father, mother, and neighbor Betty Henderson whose double entendre activities demonstrate that Billy can be and do whatever and whoever he wants when he grows up.