To See the Sea 2014
Pojedeme k mori (original title)
1h 30m | Comedy, Drama, Family | 10 April 2014 (Czech Republic)
Tomas (12) gets a camera and begins making a film about his family. His enigmatic father (Ondrej Vetchý) works from home. By hiding a camera in his office, Tomas discovers that on Tuesdays and Thursdays his father leaves the house. When confronted with that fact, he denies it. On the pursuit of the great family secret Tomas reveals the hidden side of Haris, his best friend, who starts using a camera as the only way to get his mum and brother away from the hell of his violent father. Courage and profound friendship lead Tomas and Haris to the final revelation and an unpredictable conclusion. The whole film is shot and edited as if by a twelve-year-old boy. This technique allows us to perceive the world through the eyes of a child.
Body of Love 1973
Corpo d’amore (original title)
1h 42m | Drama | 3 August 1973 (Italy)
A father and son, separated by the “generation gap,” discover kinship in their common affection for a young woman washed up onto their shore. Their bond is then strongly reinforced when, together, they kill a dangerous intruder.
Fourth Place 2015
4 Deung (original title)
1h 56m | Drama, Sport | 13 April 2016 (South Korea)
A former Asian Games record breaker and Olympic tryout, Kim Gwang-su, endures beatings, abuse, and constant ridicule from his swimming coach. To justify this abusive behavior, his coach constantly reminded Gwang-su – this is for your own good!
En attendant Bojangles 2021
2h 4m | Drama | 5 January 2022 (France)
In front of their little boy, Camille and Georges dance on their favorite song “Mr Bojangles”. With them, there is only place for fun and fantasy. The one who shows the way is the mother, an unpredictable wisp. She leads them into a whirlwind of poetry so that the party continues again and again, no matter what happens. Mad love has never lived up to its name so well.
1h 28m | Family | 24 March 1989 (East Germany)
An East Berlin couple wants to get a divorce at the beginning of the big holiday, but they neglect to tell their 13-year-old son Dani. Together they drive into the Elbe Sandstone Mountains, and only there does the boy learn the truth. He must decide who he wants to live with in the future. Meanwhile, he meets village girl Lucie, a naughty, challenging, but smart little brat; and an old forester, who both bring him to other thoughts. The two children do all sorts of things together. If they do not break into the forester’s lodge at night to visit the old ranger’s mummy, they go swimming or climb trees. Dani is sad and very angry with his parents. Lucie tries her best to distract him, build him up, and offer him solutions. Dani believes he will not choose to live with either parent. He suffers an accident; will this reunite his parents? either one of them to live with.
Children Underground 2001
1h 44m | Documentary | 5 October 2003 (Australia)
One of the most astonishing and engaging cinematic works of the past decade, CHILDREN UNDERGROUND is a profoundly intimate and heart-wrenching drama about homeless children struggling for survival on the streets and in the subways of Bucharest, Romania.
The Stolen Children 1992
Il ladro di bambini (original title)
1h 54m | Drama | 10 April 1992 (Italy)
Antonio, a policeman (carabiniere), has an order to take two children (Rosetta and her brother Luciano) from Milan to Sicily to an orphanage. Their mother has been arrested for forcing Rosetta (11 years old) to work as a prostitute. First the relation between Antonio and the children is tough, but it relaxes so they become temporary friends.