A Swedish Love Story 1970

A Swedish Love Story 1970

A Swedish Love Story 1970

Swedish Love Story 1970
En kärlekshistoria (original title)
1h 55min | Drama, Romance | 24 April 1970 (Sweden)

Storyline

Two teenagers fall in love over the summer, in spite of cynical and disapproving adults who dismiss their relationship as being nothing but young love.

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King Jack 2015

King Jack 2015

King Jack 2015

King Jack 2015
1h 21min | Adventure | 26 February 2016 (UK)

Storyline:

Jack is a fifteen year-old boy stuck in a run-down small town. Trapped in a violent feud with a cruel older bully and facing another bout of summer school, Jack’s got all the problems he can handle. So when Jack’s aunt falls ill and his runty younger cousin must stay with him for the weekend the last thing Jack wants to do is look after him. Unfortunately no one really cares what Jack wants. Set over a hazy summer weekend, King Jack is a tough and tender coming of age story about friendship and finding happiness in bleak surroundings.

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In the Woods 2010

In the Woods 2010

In the Woods 2010

In the Woods 2010
Mesa sto dasos (original title)
1h 37min | Drama, Mystery, Romance | 30 September 2010 (Greece)

Storyline

Enormous tree trunks. The nature of leaves, the roots of desire and a house hidden deep in the forest. A journey to the other side. Something like a “punk” existential fairytale.

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Strayed 2003

Strayed 2003

Strayed 2003

Strayed 2003
Les égarés (original title)
1h 35min | Drama, Romance, War | 20 August 2003 (France)

Storyline

June 1940. German troops are advancing on Paris. Odile, a widowed teacher, succumbs to the widespread panic and, with her two children, joins the exodus from the city. Philippe is on the cusp of adolescence, Little Cathy knows only that they are going South. After fifty kilometres, a German plane attacks, decimating the helpless refugees. Odile and her children lose everything. A shaven-headed youth appears from nowhere and leads them away from the carnage. His name is Yvan, he’s seventeen years old. Cut off from the rest of the world and living in confined quarters, Odile and Yvan find themselves confronted with their own desires

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The Kite 2016

The Kite 2016

The Kite 2016

The Kite 2016
Dragen (original title)
14min | Short, Drama, Romance | 29 March 2016 (Denmark)

Storyline:

A kite reunites two lovers after a 15-year separation. Outstanding short by Danish Director Lasse Nielsen, best known for 1978 feature “You Are Not Alone.”

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Malizia 1973

Malizia 1973

Malizia 1973

Malizia 1973
1h 38min | Comedy, Fantasy | 29 March 1973 (Italy)

Storyline:

A widower and his sons fall in love with Angela (Laura Antonelli), the beautiful housekeeper. Each man uses his particular way to approach and capture the – apparently innocent and naive – young woman, and to see more of her sexy body. But only one of them succeeds in dominating and conquering her.

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Turn Me On Goddammit 2011

Turn Me On Goddammit 2011

Turn Me On Goddammit 2011
Få meg på, for faen (original title)
1h 16min | Comedy, Romance | 19 August 2011 (Norway)

Storyline

In Skoddeheimen, Norway, 15-year-old Alma is consumed by her hormones and fantasies that range from sweetly romantic images of Artur, the boyfriend she yearns for, to daydreams about practically everybody she lays eyes on.

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Giochi d’estate 2011

Giochi d'estate 2011

Giochi d’estate 2011
2h 21min | Drama, Romance | 8 February 2012 (France)

Storyline:

The story of an adult and a teenage couple during a brief summer holiday by the sea. While Nic’s parents remain trapped in a precarious mutual dependency despite repeated attempts at reconciliation, their 12-year-old son tries to come to terms with his father’s traumatizing violent outbursts in games with other children. He tries to teach Marie, who is of his age and suffers from her own relationship with her father, to feel nothing. In fact, both of them are transformed by their experience of the joys and pains of first love. A film about the first steps towards a life of one’s own.

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Tendres cousines 1980

Tendres cousines 1980

Tendres cousines 1980

Tendres cousines 1980
1h 32min | Drama, Romance | 19 November 1980 (France)

Storyline:

Summer 1939 in the Provence, France: the 14 years old Julien has a crush on his cousin Julia, who lives together with his family in their small hotel. Unfortunately she ignores him, because she’s several years older. Then the hotel guest Charles enters the competition, a slimy twenty-something who lusts for the girl, despite the fact that he’s engaged.

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