La belle vie 2013

La belle vie 2013

La belle vie 2013
1h 33min | Adventure, Drama, Romance | 9 April 2014 (France)

Storyline:

Two brothers, aged 16 and 18, are in rural France with their father. They are in hiding and forever changing dwellings so their whereabouts remain unknown to the authorities. At one of their stops the older brother abandons them and so, 16 year old Sylvain is left alone with his father, by the Loire river. Thatʼs where he will meet his first girlfriend and will begin to consider leaving his father for the first time, in order to live his own life.

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Mon fils a moi 2006

Mon fils a moi 2006

Mon fils a moi 2006
1h 19min | Drama | 30 August 2007 (Hungary)

2 wins & 1 nomination.

Storyline:

Julien and his mum care for each other very much. But Julien has committed a deadly sin: he is growing into a teenager! Worse, he has found himself a girlfriend of his age. “Mummy” is not going to tolerate such an ignominy. Julien is HER baby and will remain HERS for ever, encouraged in her “crusade” by her bovine husband and barely thwarted by the more courageous interventions of Suzanne, Julien’s sympathetic big sister.

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Private Lessons 1981

Private Lessons 1981

Private Lessons 1981
1h 27min | Comedy | 28 August 1981 (USA)

Storyline:

Phillip Filmore is a naive, 15-year-old, preoccupied with sex, who develops a crush on Nicole Mallow, the new 30-something, French housekeeper and sitter to look after him when Phillip’s father is out of town for the summer on a “business” trip. But Mr. Filmore’s unscrupulous chauffeur, Lester Lewis, takes advantage of Phillip’s crush on Nicole to hire her to seduce the youth, then draws her into a plot to fake her own death in a blackmail scheme aimed to drain Phillip’s trust fund.

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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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