Run Boy Run 2013

Run Boy Run 2013

Run Boy Run 2013
Lauf Junge lauf (original title)
12 | 1h 52min | Action, Drama, War

Storyline:

Srulik, an eight-year-old boy, flees from the Warsaw ghetto in 1942. He attempts to survive, at first alone in the forest, and then as a Christian orphan named Jurek on a Polish farm. Throughout his ordeal, his Jewish identity is in danger of being lost. The story is based on the bestseller by Uri Orlev.

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Viva la muerte 1971

Viva la muerte 1971

Viva la muerte 1971

Viva la muerte 1971
1h 30min | Drama, War | 12 May 1971 (France)

Storyline:

At the end of the Spanish civil war, Fando, a boy of about ten, tries to make sense of war and his father’s arrest. His mother is religious, sympathetic to the Fascists; his father is accused of being a Red. Fando discovers that his mother may have aided in his father’s arrest. Sometimes we witness Fando imagining explanations for what’s going on; sometimes we see him at play, alone or with his friend Thérèse. Oedipal fantasies and a lad’s natural curiosity about sex and death mix with his search for his mother’s nature and his father’s fate. Will Fando survive the search?

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Svolochi 2006

Svolochi 2006

Svolochi 2006
1h 37min | Action, Drama, War | 2 February 2006 (Russia)

Storyline

A “Hitlerjugend” kind of story, set in the Soviet Union during the Second World War, based on a fictitious story from the eponymous book by Vladimir Kunin. The Red Army has a gang of juveniles for a clandestine operation against the Nazis. The boys are trained by a dangerous crime lord at a top secret boot camp. They are doomed to die in the mission, or after it, just to keep it a secret. Continue reading