Backroads 1997

Backroads 1997

Backroads 1997

Backroads 1997
Carreteras secundarias (original title)
1h 45m | Drama, Romance | 28 November 1997 (Spain)

Storyline:

Year 1974, Spain. Felipe (Fernando Ramallo) is a teenager who travels with Lorenzo (Antonio Resines), his widowed father. Their only property is the Citröen DS with which they go from one side to another. Its strategy for living is based on touring the Mediterranean coast by visiting all apartments near the beach areas that are empty in the off-season. By chance’s fate they will be forced to change their route, which will cause a series of changes in their lives that will cost them to cope.

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The Lost Boys 1987

The Lost Boys 1987

The Lost Boys 1987

The Lost Boys 1987
1h 37m | Comedy, Horror | 31 July 1987 (USA)

Storyline:

A mother and her two sons move to a small coast town in California. The town is plagued by bikers and some mysterious deaths. The younger boy makes friends with two other boys who claim to be vampire hunters while the older boy is drawn into the gang of bikers by a beautiful girl. The older boy starts sleeping days and staying out all night while the younger boy starts getting into trouble because of his friends’ obsession.

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The Hand of God 2021

The Hand of God 2021

The Hand of God 2021

The Hand of God 2021
È stata la mano di Dio (original title)
2h 10m | Drama | 15 December 2021 (USA)

Storyline:

From Academy Award-winning writer and director Paolo Sorrentino (Il Divo, The Great Beauty, The Young Pope), comes the story of a boy, Fabietto Schisa, in the tumultuous Naples of the 1980s. The Hand of God is a story full of unexpected joys, such as the arrival of football legend Diego Maradona, and an equally unexpected tragedy. Fate plays its part, joy and tragedy intertwine, and Fabietto’s future is set in motion. Sorrentino returns to his hometown to tell his most personal story, a tale of fate and family, sports and cinema, love and loss.

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La Jaula 2018

La Jaula 2018

La Jaula 2018

La Jaula 2018
1h 16m | Drama | 19 October 2018 (Mexico)

Storyline:

Facing an emotional crisis, Gerardo decides to escape to the mountains. There, he develops an obsession with hunting a rabbit. Plagued by failure, he is haunted by childhood memories, which cause him to confront the man he has become.

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Kim Novak Never Swam in Genesaret’s Lake 2005

Kim Novak Never Swam in Genesaret's Lake 2005

Kim Novak Never Swam in Genesaret’s Lake 2005

Kim Novak Never Swam in Genesaret’s Lake 2005
Kim Novak badade aldrig i Genesarets sjö (original title)
1h 35m | Crime | Drama | 23 September 2005 (Sweden)

Storyline:

The year is 1962. Erik, his newly aquainted friend Edmund and his grown-up brother Henry are going to spend their summer holiday in a fairly decayed house just near the lake Genesaret. One day, Ewa Kaludis, who looks like Kim Novak, turns up at the place while the summer continous to be the best ever – until it comes to a halt as she begins a fatal relationship with Henry and “the terrible thing” happens … and nobody knows who dunnit.

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The Gate of Youth 1981

The Gate of Youth 1981

The Gate of Youth 1981

The Gate of Youth 1981
Seishun no mon (original title)
2h 25m | Drama | 15 January 1981 (Japan)

Storyline:

The story of Shinsuke, a young man who lives through a stormy life as a poverty-stricken coal miner.

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Lockdown 2021

Lockdown 2021

Lockdown 2021

Lockdown 2021
1h 36m | Drama | 23 July 2021 (Philippines)

Storyline:

At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Danny is one of the OFWs who lost their job because of the crisis. Upon returning home, Danny escapes the quarantine facility to reunite with his family only to be welcomed by the dire condition of his invalid father, Gener. Looking for a decent job, Danny seeks the help of his former gay benefactor, Lito, in order to finance Gener’s medication. Instead, Lito endorses Danny to his friend Rene, who runs an online sex den masquerading as a legitimate coffee shop. This opens Danny to the world of cybersex.

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Pingpong 2006

Pingpong 2006

Pingpong 2006

Pingpong 2006
1h 29m | Drama | 16 November 2006 (Germany)

Storyline:

Paul, 16 years old, arrives to live at his aunt’s house, after his father’s death. Alongside her aunt Anna lives his cousin Robert. Paul’s arrival is unexpected, creating great tension between the three of them, especially between Anna and Paul.

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I Carry You with Me 2020

I Carry You with Me 2020

I Carry You with Me 2020

I Carry You with Me 2020
1h 51m | Drama | 8 July 2021 (Mexico)

Storyline:

An epic love story spanning decades is sparked by a chance encounter between two men in provincial Mexico. Based on a true story, ambition and societal pressure propel an aspiring chef to leave his soulmate and make the treacherous journey to New York, where life will never be the same.

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