Goodbye, Boys 1964
Do svidaniya, malchiki! (original title)
1h 22min | Drama, War | 3 January 1966 (Soviet Union)
Goodbye, Boys! is the coming-of-age tale of three teenagers graduating from a Communist school during World War II. It’s summer, and their main goals are swimming in the Black Sea and wooing the girl all three of them love. However, they are asked to become officers in the military, and slowly their worlds begin changing forever. Their parents oppose them, they begin fearing losing each other and their families, and the military tricks and maneuvers them into joining the army instead of the navy.
Distant Thunder 1988
R | 1h 54min | Drama | 11 November 1988 (USA)
A troubled Vietnam war vet deserts his wife and child shortly after he returns from the war. He returns after 10 years, where he’s been living like an animal in the forest. He finds himself unprepared for the changes that he will have to cope with, and when the vet tries to contact his son, he realizes that he has caused more damage than he had imagined.
Sweet Boy 2016
1h 34min | Drama, Romance | 21 July 2016 (Thailand)
Nack is a 17 year old boy whose life focuses only on studying. Stepping into the last year of high school, he begins to feel lonely and pressured. As graduation and entrance examination grow closer and closer, he begins to learn about sex and love for the first time in his life. He has to face the questions about the morality of his homosexual love. What will he do?
A Little Bit of Freedom 2003
Kleine Freiheit (original title)
1h 42min | Drama | 15 April 2004 (Germany)
Baran (Cagdas Bozkurt) is a young Kurd who was sent to Hamburg after his parents, who had helped Kurdish rebels, were betrayed and subsequently killed by the Turkish militia. Now that Baran is 16, he is no longer allowed to stay in Germany and faces the bleak prospect of getting deported back.
Baran meets Chernor (Leroy Delmar), an African boy who has the same problem and trafficks drugs to make some money. Chernor is openly gay and their friendship has sexual overtones from the beginning. Baran also has very little interest in girls, even though a marriage might solve his immigration-related legal trouble.
Things get even more complicated when Baran spots the traitor of his family and wants to kill him. However, the man pleads for his life and Baran spares him. After this act of forgiveness, Cherno and Baran have sex together for the first time, making it clear to Baran that his interest in Cherno goes beyond friendship.
Finally, both Cherno and Baran, who had made a desperate attempt to free Cherno, are arrested by the police.
Cody Brewer, a quiet New England fisherman isn’t doing too well for himself. His wife feels neglected, and his son keeps getting picked on by the school bully. While out collecting his lobster traps one day, Cody finds a strange green moss that holds magical powers. Once word gets out about the magical moss, the entire town suddenly becomes Cody’s best friend, all hoping to get a piece of it. With the townspeople clamoring for some moss and the already delicate state of the Brewer family, Cody has a tough time figuring out exactly what to do.
A Choo 2020
Da pen ti (original title)
1h 42min | Fantasy, Romance | 15 July 2020 (Taiwan)
Even when they were orphans, Wang Yizhi has always been in love with Xinxin. Now older, Yizhi decides to train as a boxer before he allows himself to profess his love, but only for her to fall for a geeky computer engineer who is secretly a popular superhero. When Xinxin gets kidnapped, Yizhi must prove his love and his fighting skills to get the girl of his dreams.
I Used to Go Here 2020
Not Rated | 1h 20min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 7 August 2020 (USA)
Following the launch of her new novel, 35-year-old writer Kate is invited to speak at her alma matter by her former professor. After accepting the invitation, Kate finds herself deeply enmeshed in the lives of a group of college students.
Quiet Is the Night 1978
Wsród nocnej ciszy (original title)
2h 8min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 17 November 1978 (Poland)
A psychological detective story about a police hunt for the murderer of young boys during the Christmas season. The police commissioner ends up tracing the clues to his own home, where he has an adolescent son with whom he has difficult relationship.
You Disappear 2017
Du forsvinder (original title)
1h 57min | Drama | 20 April 2017 (Denmark)
Mia is married to the successful headmaster Frederik, who is caught embezzling from his own school. But did he do this of his own free will – or has his personality been altered by the tumour lurking in his brain? Mia is desperate to uncover what kind of man she is actually married to. If the happiest three years of Mia’s life with Frederik were while he had a tumour in his brain, who was she married to before? YOU DISAPPEAR is a movie about the challenges we face as neuroscience forces us to rethink what we are as human beings.