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Jonny kommt 1988

Jonny kommt 1988
1h 45min | Family | TV Movie 25 December 1988

Plot:

12-year-old johnny lives in a shelter. No father, his mother abandoned him. They have the opportunity to get into the family of a local doctor. In a family of three children: almost grown daughter and the boys are 11 and 5 years. But not everything is so simple. Largely the fault of the Johnnie.

Director: Richard Engel
Writers: Richard Engel, Gabriele Gottschall (scenario)
Stars: Petra Kelling, Joachim Siebenschuh, Sebastian Hattop

Jonny kommt 1988

Format : AVI
Format/Info : Audio Video Interleave
File size : 762 MiB
Duration : 1 h 43 min
Overall bit rate : 1 033 kb/s

Prayers for Bobby 2009

Prayers for Bobby 2009
1h 30min | Biography, Drama, Romance | TV Movie 24 January 2009

Storyline:

In “Prayers for Bobby,” Mary Griffith (Sigourney Weaver) is a devout Christian who raises her children with the conservative teachings of the Presbyterian Church. However, when her son Bobby (Ryan Kelley) confides to his older brother he may be gay, life changes for the entire family after Mary learns about his secret. While Bobby’s father (Henry Czerny) and siblings slowly come to terms with his homosexuality, Mary believes God can cure him of what she considers his ‘sin’ and persuades Bobby to pray harder and seek solace in church activities in hopes of changing him. Desperate for his mother’s approval, Bobby does what is asked of him, but through it all, the church’s apparent disapproval of homosexuality causes him to grow increasingly withdrawn and depressed. Guilty over the pain he is causing Mary, Bobby moves away, yet hopes that some day his mother will accept him. His subsequent depression and self-loathing intensifies as he blames himself for not being the ‘perfect’ son and is driven to suicide. Faced with their tragedy, Mary begins to question her faith when she receives no answers from her pastor concerning her devastating loss. Through her long and emotional journey, Mary slowly reaches out to the gay community and discovers unexpected support from a very unlikely source. The film is based on the 1995 Leroy Aarons book of the same name.

User review:

Sigourney Weaver hits a home-run performance as a right-wing bible carrying nut who can’t accept the fact that her younger son is gay.

She resorts to just about everything possible to get him to amend his ways. She sends him to therapy, constantly belittles him and uses the bible frequently to justify her disdain for his lifestyle.

A confused and bewildered young man, Bobby eventually commits suicide. The real tragedy here is to get his mother thinking that the condemnation of gays is really not the way to go.

The film is a very good one as it especially comes to grips with the church’s condemnation of the gay life style and the use of the bible to distort this way of living.

Director: Russell Mulcahy
Writers: Katie Ford (teleplay), Leroy Aarons (book)
Stars: Sigourney Weaver, Henry Czerny, Ryan Kelley

Prayers for Bobby 2009

Format : Matroska
Format version : Version 2
File size : 9.23 GiB
Duration : 1 h 29 min
Overall bit rate : 14.8 Mb/s

Getting Go, the Go Doc Project 2013

Getting Go, the Go Doc Project 2013

Getting Go, the Go Doc Project 2013
1h 31min | Drama, Romance | 4 March 2013 (USA)

Storyline:

College boy “Doc” is obsessed with a well-known NYC go-go dancer, nicknamed “Go.” He befriends his hunky crush under the ruse of shooting a movie about what it’s like to live in his skin. Camera in hand, he follows his subject across the city – into bars, onto rooftops, over dance floors and, ultimately, into his bedroom – but as they grow closer, flirtation blurs the line between subject and filmmaker until a steamy night together solidifies deeper feelings. Cory Kruekeberg’s explicit directorial debut explores the thrill and danger of getting exactly what you wish for.

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Auftauchen 2006

Auftauchen 2006

Auftauchen 2006
1h 32min | Drama | 25 April 2009 (Hong Kong)

Storyline:

Photography student Nadja Groß (Henriette Heinze) has a lot on her plate, she goes to school, she has a job as a free lancer photographer for a magazine, while economically helping her mother. After a hard day’s work she lies to go clubbing. It is in a discotheque she meets Darius (Golo Euler) who is younger than her and an enigmatic character for her. Attraction between the couple suddenly ensues. As they move forward with their very passionate sexual relationship. But strong challenges will be presented in their way. That will test their very foundations.

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Monster Pies 2013

Monster Pies 2013

Monster Pies 2013
1h 25min | Drama, Romance | April 2013 (Australia)

Storyline:

When Mike’s English teacher pairs him up for a class assignment on Romeo and Juliet with the new kid William, Mike can’t believe his luck. However as the two spend more and more time working together on a monster movie version of the Bard’s classic tale, they both soon realize their feelings for one another may be more powerful than either of them is truly ready for.

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Eisenstein in Guanajuato 2015

Eisenstein in Guanajuato 2015

Eisenstein in Guanajuato 2015
1h 45min | Biography, Comedy, Drama | 11 February 2015 (Germany)

Storyline:

The venerated filmmaker Eisenstein is comparable in talent, insight and wisdom, with the likes of Shakespeare or Beethoven; there are few – if any – directors who can be elevated to such heights. On the back of his revolutionary film Battleship Potemkin, he was celebrated around the world, and invited to the US. Ultimately rejected by Hollywood and maliciously maligned by conservative Americans, Eisenstein traveled to Mexico in 1931 to consider a film privately funded by American pro-Communist sympathizers, headed by the American writer Upton Sinclair. Eisenstein’s sensual Mexican experience appears to have been pivotal in his life and film career – a significant hinge between the early successes of Strike, Battleship Potemkin, and October, which made him a world-renowned figure, and his hesitant later career with Alexander Nevsky, Ivan the Terrible and The Boyar’s Plot.

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