Het mes 1961

Het mes 1961

Het mes 1961

Het mes 1961
1h 29min | Drama | 2 March 1961 (Netherlands)

Storyline:

A young boy coming into puberty is resentful of his mother’s budding romance with the best friend of her late husband, and is torn and confused about his emerging feelings for Toni, a young girl in his neighborhood. His fascination with an antique Oriental knife leads him to steal it and he uses it to try to impress Toni while at the same time trying to break up his mother’s relationship.

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Child Bride 1938

Child Bride 1938

Child Bride 1938

Child Bride 1938
1h 2min | Drama | 2 March 1938 (USA)

Storyline:

12-year-old Jennie lives with her parents in extremely rural mountain country. Her schoolteacher Miss Carol, a mountain girl herself, went off to get educated and has returned hoping to stop the tradition of child marriage which permeates the culture. Jennie’s father Ira is a good man who tries to protect Miss Carol from the men who warn her to call off her crusade. One of those threatening men, Jake Bolby, has his eye on young Jennie and plots to make her his bride.

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One Last Deal 2018

One Last Deal 2018

One Last Deal 2018

One Last Deal 2018
Tuntematon mestari (original title)
1h 35min | Drama | 4 January 2019 (Finland)

Storyline:

An elderly art dealer Olavi (72) is about to retire. A man who has always put business and art before everything – even his family – cannot imagine life without work. At an auction, an old painting catches his attention. Olavi suspects it is worth much more than its starting price, which is low because its authenticity hasn’t been confirmed. Olavi’s instincts kick in. He decides to make one last deal in order to earn some proper pension money. At the same time, Olavi’s daughter Lea (42) – whom he hasn’t seen for years – asks him to help her with his teenage grandson Otto (15). Together with Otto, Olavi starts to investigate the background of the painting. They find out that the painting is called Christ and was painted by Ilya Repin. Olavi manages to buy the painting, but when the auction house realizes that there has been a mistake with the original pricing, they turn against him. To fulfill his dream, the old dealer must face both the auction house and his own past mistakes.

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Vaho 2009

Vaho 2009

Vaho 2009

Vaho 2009
Not Rated | 1h 55min | Drama | 25 June 2010 (Mexico)

Storyline:

On a dry lakebed in 1964, a trucker and his companion find a baby boy. Years later, interweaving narratives about childhood link the destinies of three men from the local neighborhood to the lakebed and the baby. Director Alejandro Gerber Bicecci turns a tangled neighborhood tale into an enthralling mix of history, memory and atonement. Presented by the Global Film Initiative.

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Reach for Glory 1963

Reach for Glory 1963

Reach for Glory 1963

Reach for Glory 1963
1h 26min | Drama, War | April 1962 (UK)

Storyline:

During World War II, teenage boys in a small English town are consumed with jingoism and brutal war games, hoping dearly that the war won’t end before they can fight in it. John, one of the younger members, is increasingly torn between these peer group values and his deepening homoerotic friendship with Mark, a gentle Jewish refugee whom his gang has ostracized as a sissy and a coward. Based on the novel “The Custard Boys”, by John Rae. Reminiscent of “Lord of the Flies” in depicting adolescent cruelty growing unchecked to tragic extremes.

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