Black Stone 2015

Black Stone 2015

Black Stone 2015
Not Rated | 1h 33min | Drama | 27 July 2016 (France)

Storyline:

While his parents are toiling away in a food processing plant in Seoul, Shon Sun is drafted in the army. But being prey to abuse, he deserts. Back in Seoul he finds out his parents have disappeared. Intent on finding them, he embarks on a journey through the contaminated jungle his father was born in.

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The Untamed 2016

The Untamed 2016

The Untamed 2016
La región salvaje (original title)
Not Rated | 1h 38min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi | 21 July 2017 (USA)

Storyline:

Alejandra is a young mother who works her in-laws’ candy factory and raises her two children, along with her husband Ángel, in a small city in Mexico. She has an unhappy marriage. Her brother Fabián is a nurse at a local hospital and lover of her husband. Their provincial lives are altered with the arrival of Veronica who becomes Fabian’s girlfriend. Sex and love are fragile in certain regions where family values exist, and where hypocrisy, homophobia, and machismo are strong. Veronica convinces them that in the nearby forest, in an isolated hut, there is something mysterious that is the answer to all their problems. It is something which they can not resist its power.

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De tasjesdief 1995

De tasjesdief 1995

De tasjesdief 1995
1h 36min | Drama, Family, Thriller | 6 April 1995 (Netherlands)

Storyline:

Alex is very close to his elderly grandmother partly because his busy parents seem to have little or no time for him. One day he surprises two boys from his school leaving her house and is shocked to find her tied up inside – they have robbed her! Alex is sworn to secrecy as his gran is worried that her daughter will think her incompetent. This secret leads Alex into trouble as the two boys accost him in the street and bully him into becoming a “bagsnatcher” (tasjesdief) for them, mugging old ladies. Alex learns how to deal with this situation in the end.

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A Ciambra 2017

A Ciambra 2017

A Ciambra 2017
1h 58min | Drama | 26 January 2018 (USA)

Storyline:

In A CIAMBRA, a small Romani community in Calabria, Pio Amato is desperate to grow up fast. At 14, he drinks, smokes and is one of the few to easily slide between the region’s factions – the local Italians, the African refugees and his fellow Romani. Pio follows his older brother Cosimo everywhere, learning the necessary skills for life on the streets of their hometown. When Cosimo disappears and things start to go wrong, Pio sets out to prove he’s ready to step into his big brother’s shoes but soon finds himself faced with an impossible decision that will show if he is truly ready to become a man.

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Rough Road Ahead 2014

Rough Road Ahead 2014

Rough Road Ahead 2014
Von jetzt an kein Zurück (original title)
1h 48min | Drama, Family, History | 12 March 2015 (Germany)

Storyline:

Germany, 1967. Ruby & Martin, a young couple, are rehearsing their uprising. The price is high: expulsion from school, parental violence, and ultimately institutionalization. But they are ready to take on the cause of love.

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Son of Sofia 2017

Son of Sofia 2017

Son of Sofia 2017
O gios tis Sofías (original title)
TV-14 | 1h 51min | Drama | 30 November 2017 (Greece)

Storyline:

Athens, 2004 summer Olympic Games. 11-year-old Misha arrives from Russia to live with his mother, Sofia. What he doesn’t know is that there is a father waiting for him there. While Greece is living the Olympic dream, Misha will get violently catapulted into the adult world, riding on the dark side of his favorite fairy tales.

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The 4th Company 2016

The 4th Company 2016

The 4th Company 2016
La 4ª Compañía (original title)
1h 49min | Action, Crime, Drama | 13 January 2017 (USA)

Storyline:

Zambrano is a juvenile offender that when arrives to the penitentiary only longs to join a football team, Los Perros. Such illusion ends up involving him with the organized crime under the auspices of the authority, because the team is also the 4th Company, a squad of inmates that controls services and privileges in prison, and submits the city to crime, reporting big dividends to men of Power.

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