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I Am Happiness on Earth 2014

I Am Happiness on Earth 2014

I Am Happiness on Earth 2014
Yo soy la felicidad de este mundo (2014)
2h 2min | Drama | 23 October 2014 (Germany)

Storyline

Emiliano looks at his life with the eyes of a film director, mixing the objective reality with the processes of the artistic creation. The story he is filming flounders with his daily life, until his world is trapped in the lens of his camera. Confused, always alone and in front of a screen, now become a transfigured reality, but at the same time a measurable, controllable and manipulable one, he listens in loop to a song: one of those songs you sing or repeat as a prayer and forcing you to remember, believe and convince yourself.

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Jongens 2014

Jongens 2014
1h 18min | Drama, Romance | TV Movie 9 February 2014

Storyline:

BOYS tells the story of Sieger, a sporty, rather quiet 15-year-old boy who discovers love during the summer holidays. Sieger is training in the new athletics team for the national relay championships and meets the intriguing and unpredictable Marc. The friendship that develops seems nothing out of the ordinary, but Sieger secretly harbours stronger feelings for Marc. He engages in a lonely struggle with himself when it emerges that Marc is also in love with him. With his best friend Stef, Sieger discovers a motocross track outside the village. Events soon take on a momentum of their own as Sieger quickly becomes involved with Jessica. At last, he counts for something in the eyes of his tough older brother Eddy, who is secretly using the track to tear around on a moped. Sieger keeps quiet about this to his father, who often clashes with the rebellious Eddy since their mother’s death. Sieger tries to make peace between the two, but his mind is elsewhere, as he finds it increasingly difficult to deny his feelings for Marc.

User review:

At this writing the previous reviews save one all heap praise on this sweet little movie. The lone dissenter hated it.

I understand both points of view. It’s well done, nicely framed, and tells a story that flows quite naturally. It is subtle, and it shows us what’s happening rather than tells us, which is what a good movie needs to do. On the other hand, we have seen this story and virtually every plot device it uses in countless other gay films from the last 30 years.

More than one review here compares Boys to Beautiful Thing. No, sorry. Not even close. Beautiful Thing is unflinching in its hard boiled, sardonic view of teen age angst. This movie should only be compared to Beautiful Thing by calling it Beautiful Thing Ultra Lite.

Now, that’s not a bad thing, necessarily. And, evidently, for a lot of people, Ultra Lite is enough. I won’t say I didn’t enjoy it, because I did; it’s very watchable. But if you go into this expecting a masterpiece, well, you may not find it. Especially if you’ve seen a lot of gay-themed movies that are really good.

Director: Mischa Kamp
Writers: Chris Westendorp (screenplay), Jaap-Peter Enderle (screenplay) (as Jaap Peter Enderlé)
Stars: Gijs Blom, Ko Zandvliet, Jonas Smulders

Jongens 2014

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Christiane F – Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo 1981

Christiane F – Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo 1981
2h 18min | Biography, Drama | 2 April 1981 (USA)

Storyline

This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 1970s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14-year-old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a typical multi-story apartment building in Berlin. She’s fascinated by ‘The Sound’, a new disco with the most modern equipment. Although legally she’s too young, she asks a friend to take her. There, she meets Detlef, who’s in a clique where everybody’s on drugs. Step by step she gets drawn deeper into the scene.

User review:

For a long time I had misgivings about this film. I thought that it would be like so many others, where a teenager enters in the world of drugs, lives through hell and, in the end, returns safely to the womb of family and society – in-between we are treated with edifying speeches delivered by mothers and/or fathers, with rights to tears and lots of sentimentality.

This is not the case of “Christiane F. – Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo”. The film is direct and honest and shows the events as viewed by the children from Bahnhof Zoo. The film tries to show things as they are and be objective. No moralist speeches are given. That’s why the film has such power. The first film scenes show Berlin in the night. The main attraction for Christiane and friends is the discotheque Sound. It all begins there.

There are many night scenes in the film. The days look dark and gloomy. In the beginning their meeting place is Sound, but as the road becomes narrower, there remains only one place for them: The Bahnhof Zoo. Days and nights seem to merge more and more. And the day resembles more and more the night. A long night, a short step can lead to eternal night.

This stuff almost begs to be treated in a sensationalistic way. But “Christiane F. – Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo” is a serious film. It deserves to be seen.

Director: Uli Edel (as Ulrich Edel)
Writers: Uli Edel (additional writer), Kai Hermann (book)
Stars: Natja Brunckhorst, Eberhard Auriga, Peggy Bussieck

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Maske Ku Vi 1977

Maske Ku Vi 1977

Maske Ku Vi 1977 DVDRip
Måske ku’ vi (original title)
1h 38min | Drama | 16 February 1976 (Denmark)

Storyline:

Kim (Karl Wagner) is an attractive and well-liked 15-year-old Danish boy with a rather ordinary life. He likes to drink beer and party with his friends. School is a bore. His parents are divorced and his mother doesn’t make much money. She nags at him, frustrated that he wants to go out all the time, and that he doesn’t apply himself or take responsibility. Suddenly Kim finds himself taken hostage by bank robbers, along with Marianne (Marianne Berg), who’s also 15. They find themselves out in the country, hiding from the police, making love and meeting unusual people with unconventional points of view. What will happen to the young lovers’ new romance when the adventure is over and they have to return to their real lives?

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Eu Me Lembro 2005

Eu Me Lembro 2005

Eu Me Lembro 2005
1h 48min | Drama | 29 September 2006 (Brazil

Storyline:

The memories of Guiga, from early childhood to young adulthood: his family, relatives, friends, fears, dreams and reality in a still provincial city of Salvador, Bahia, from the 50s to the 70s.

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Concrete Night 2013

Concrete Night 2013

Concrete Night 2013
Betoniyö (original title)
1h 36min | Drama | 1 November 2013 (Finland)

Storyline:

Concrete Night opens in a cramped, concrete-jungle home. The elder of the two brothers is getting ready to go and serve his prison sentence. During his last 24 hours of freedom, his little brother follows the brother he admires through the fateful sights of that night.

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