The Foster Boy 2011
Der Verdingbub (original title)
1h 47min | Drama | 25 October 2012 (Germany)
The illegitimate orphan child, 12-year-old Max, is sold by the local minister for a basket of food to the Bösiger family, who own a mountain farm. Max’ initial hope of finally finding a loving home is brutally shattered: The farmer and his wife treat Max like livestock, and their son Jacob humiliates and abuses him. Only the local teacher notices the child suffering on the farm.
15min | Short, Drama | 28 October 2016 (Austria)
BOYS is a story about two best friends on the first day of summer. Set in 1999, Brian sleeps over at Jake’s house as they have done countless times before. This night, however, the two encounter new sides of themselves. Overwhelmed by the discovery, Brian decides to walk back home as he is facing a whole new path in his life. It is a story about desire, adolescence, and the realization of being different.
Partes usadas 2007
1h 35min | Drama | 18 April 2008 (Mexico)
Ivan, a 14-year old boy, lives with his uncle Jaime, a mediocre dealer of used car parts. Both of them dream with a better life and are stashing away their money in order to emigrate ilegally to Chicago shortly. When Jaime realizes that he needs much more money than he expected in order to pay the “Coyote” that will help them cross the border, he decides to introduce his nephew into the world of car-part theft. Ivan learns quickly the know-how of his new trade and convinces Efrain, his best friend, to help him. The kids enjoy themselves together and carry out Jaime’s orders skilfully until Ivan realizes that his uncle’s intentions for the trip have changed since they first made their plans.
Simon Says Goodbye to His Foreskin 2015
Simon sagt ‘Auf Wiedersehen’ zu seiner Vorhaut (original title)
1h 21min | Comedy | 10 October 2015 (Germany)
Simon Grünberg (12) never cared for his Jewish heritage, while his divorced parents bicker whether he should to his bar mithzva as father Frank wants, or save his foreskin as mother Hannah holds. When he falls in love at first sight of the new ‘rabbi’ Rebecca, Ben decides to join the preparatory religious class hoping to win her.