Órói (original title)
1h 33min | Drama | 27 August 2010 (Iceland)
A 16-year old Icelandic boy’s first kiss with another boy gives him “jitters”–feelings he can’t deny. This is a well-written film that captures the confusion and excitement of being a teenager, with an attractive ensemble cast. The film follows the lives of several teens and the challenges they face, in particular with their parents/guardians.
Une histoire sans importance 1980
44min | Drama, Short | 12 November 2004 (France)
A coming of age story about two great friends during the school years whose friendship is truly tested when one of the boys start to develop different feelings for the other. At first, it seems Philippe and Claude are just experimenting new sensations, everything is pure curiosity to them. But total reciprocity isn’t the name of the game and Philippe is clearly infatuated with his friend.
Esperame mucho 1983
1h 30min | Drama | 11 August 1983 (Argentina)
Memories of Argentina in the early 1950s bring a man back (in his mind) to his neighborhood, his family, and their hardware store. Although the barrio was filled with people both for and against Juan Perón who was in office as President at this time, the bonds of friendship were stronger than political differences. This view, and the view held throughout the film is that of the man as a young child. Newsreel clips and scenes of Evita Perón’s funeral insert an adult perspective, though there is still an element of indecision throughout the film as to which perspective should hold.
Tayny dvortsovykh perevorotov 1-6
TV series (2000-)
“Secrets of the Palace Revolutions” is a big historical project, directed by Svetlana Druzhinina – an acknowledged Russian director, best known for the trilogy “Gardemariny”. After Emperor Peter I killed his only heir prince Alexey and issued the Decree of Succession, which provided that the Tsar would choose his own successor. But Peter I himself failed to do so before his death in 1725. In the decades that followed, the absence of clear rules of succession left the monarchy open to intrigues, plots, palace coups and counter-coups. The series has 8 Films, and follows the reign of Romanov dynasty during the Era of The era of Palace Revolutions.
My Mistress 2014
1h 44min | Drama, Romance | 6 November 2014 (Australia)
It’s a long hot summer for Charlie Boyd. He’s sixteen, his hormones are raging and he’s just found out his mother is having an affair with his father’s best friend. One thing takes his mind off his problems, the mysterious woman down the street who has visitors day and night, and has just advertised for a gardener. But she is forgotten when a tragic family event tumbles Charlie into a world of pain, a pain so intense Charlie thinks no-one can help him. He’s wrong. Someone can. Maggie, the beautiful French stranger. She’s a professional, and she specialises in pain. Giving it, exploring it, sharing it, all for money. So Charlie falls in love, and despite herself so does she, drawn to this troubled boy who takes all the pain she can give and uses it to heal himself. And as Charlie heals, he turns that healing back onto her, his Mistress.