Bekas 2012

Bekas 2012

Bekas 2012

Bekas 2012
1h 37m | Adventure, Drama | Release date: January 11, 2013 (United Kingdom)

Storyline:

Iraq in the early 1990 was a devastating land to survive in. When we think of Iraq, the first thing that tends to pop into our minds is the war and Saddam Hussein. But there is another side too – it is perhaps the most notorious country in the world and it goes by the name Kurdistan. Welcome to BEKAS. This is a story about two homeless brothers Zana (6) and Dana (10) who live on the edge of survival. In the beginning of the story they catch a glimpse of Superman through a hole in the wall at the local cinema. Zana and Dana decide that they want to go to America and live with Superman. Once they get there he can solve all their problems, make their lives easy and punish everyone that has been mean to them. Zana, the younger brother, starts to make a list of all people he is going to tell Superman to punish. On top of the list is Saddam Hussein. Dana on the other hand makes a concrete plan for what they need to get there; money, passports, transportation and a way to get across the border. Unfortunately they have neither of those. But in spite of everything they decide to follow the dream.

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Body of Christ 2023

Body of Christ 2023

Body of Christ 2023

Body of Christ 2023
Mi primera comunión (original title)
11m | Short, Comedy | Release date: April 22, 2024 (Spain)

Storyline:

With the school bullies hot on his heels shouting “faggot”, Pablo finds a half-open church that he does not hesitate to enter. The grandeur of the place is nothing compared to the beauty of the altar boy he finds giving communion to the parishioners, Sebastian. As if moved by an unknown energy, Pablo approaches to receive his first communion from his hands. By placing the host on his lips, Pablo feels the call, the awakening of his sexuality that moves him to become an altar boy to be closer to the divine young man.

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Gacy: Serial Killer Next Door 2024

Gacy: Serial Killer Next Door 2024

Gacy: Serial Killer Next Door 2024

Gacy: Serial Killer Next Door 2024
1h 37m | Horror | Release date: January 30, 2024 (United States)

Storyline:

A young neighbor becomes suspicious of his new neighbor, John Gacy. He witnesses him bringing men home but they never leave, he tells his parents, who know something’s up and call the detectives. They then start to wonder if it’s really true while their son does some investigating of his own. He finds the bodies under the house and snaps some photos, he forgets his camera in his hurried escape and is kidnapped by Gacy while getting out of the shower. His parents get woken up by a plate night call from the detectives who confirm his son is right, the parents then realize their son is missing and his father goes on a rescue mission and barely gets there in time. Gacy is seen lowering himself into the Crawlspace and the movie ends.

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Hann 2018

Hann 2018

Hann 2018

Hann 2018
14m | Short, Drama | Release date: August 12, 2018 (Iceland)

Storyline:

A teenager like any other, Andri spends his time playing sports, learning to play the keyboard and hanging out with his friends. The exterior appearance is only that however, an appearance. His smile is forced, his laughter is rigid. He’s playing a role, a role passed on to him by society. As Andri’s desire for who he truly wants to be increases, the pressure builds.

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West Beyrouth 1998

West Beyrouth 1998

West Beyrouth 1998

West Beyrouth 1998
1h 45m | Comedy, Drama, Romance | Release date: October 30, 1998 (Norway)

Storyline:

In April, 1975, civil war breaks out; Beirut is partitioned along a Moslem-Christian line. Tarek is in high school, making Super 8 movies with his friend, Omar. At first the war is a lark: school has closed, the violence is fascinating, getting from West to East is a game. His mother wants to leave; his father refuses. Tarek spends time with May, a Christian, orphaned and living in his building. By accident, Tarek goes to an infamous brothel in the war-torn Olive Quarter, meeting its legendary madam, Oum Walid. He then takes Omar and May there using her underwear as a white flag for safe passage. Family tensions rise. As he comes of age, the war moves inexorably from adventure to tragedy.

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Jesus Loves Youssef 2011

Jesus Loves Youssef 2011

Jesus Loves Youssef 2011

Jesus Loves Youssef 2011
13m | Short, Comedy, Drama | 2011

Storyline:

Set in rural Lebanon, the heart of the Middle East, Jesus Loves Youssef is a bittersweet coming of age story of Youssef, a ten year old Maronite boy. A week before his First Communion, he discovers masturbation and with it, the concept of sin. He tries to negotiate his own deal with God while pressure mounts on him from all directions: his mother, brother, and the parish’s priest.

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Love Syndrome: The Beginning 2024

Love Syndrome: The Beginning 2024

Love Syndrome: The Beginning 2024

Love Syndrome: The Beginning 2024
1h 30m | Drama, Romance | Release date: May 9, 2024 (Thailand)

Storyline:

Itt was raped by Day because Itt was the mastermind behind the plan that hurt Day’s younger brother Night. This plan was to trick Night into falling in love with Itt’sfriend, Gear who then raped him. Day discovered the plan after it happened and took his revenge by raping Itt and videotaping the rape as blackmail material. Whenever Itt said something that ‘Day’ didn’t like, he would verbally and physically beat and abuse him. Day used this videotape to blackmail Itt, and forced him to come and live with him.

They started to grow feelings for each other despite the extreme situation. Especially Itt who wanted Day to make his feelings clear. So he ran away with the help of Night. After this Day went crazy when he found out and realized how much he really liked Itt despite what he did to him. “The rapist can’t end up with his victim unless he does something to prove his love right?”

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