39min | Short | Czech Republic, 2020
Behind the door of David and Mark’s room lies the secret of their mutual self-discovery. But when Mark’s childhood curiosity disappears through adolescence, he realizes that they have crossed the line of brotherly love, which the younger David is not yet able to understand
Set Me Free 1999
Emporte-moi (original title)
1h 34min | Drama, Romance | 28 July 1999 (France)
Canadian/Swiss/French production that tells the tale of Hannah, a tomboyish 13 year-old hitting puberty in 1963. An unhappy and uncomfortable family life leads Hannah to seek escapism in the world of cinema. Specifically, she repeatedly watches and appears enthralled by Nana (Anna Karina), the character from Jean-Luc Godard’s “Vivre sa vie” (1962) about a Parisian woman’s descent into prostitution. Her confusion surrounding what is real leads to a crush for her female teacher and her actively pursuing what it’s like to be a prostitute for an evening.
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.