Nico And Dani 2000

Nico And Dani 2000

Nico And Dani 2000
Krámpack (original title)
R | 1h 31min | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 16 June 2000 (Spain)

Storyline:

Coming of age, on a Barcelona beach, during an eventful week: Nico arrives at Dani’s for part of the summer. Dani’s parents are away, Nico is keen to lose his virginity, and Dani, who’s been Nico’s friend since grammar school, wants time only with Nico. Dani’s plans to hunt and fish are waylaid when Nico catches the eye of Elena and her cousin Berta. He wants to go to the beach with the girls, cook them dinner, and make love to at least one of them. Dani wants social and physical contact with Nico. Watching from a short distance are Sonia, Dani’s tutor, and Julian, a gay writer, who picks up Dani’s vibes. Can Nico and Dani sort out friendship as well as their mixed desires?

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Pianese Nunzio 14 anni a maggio 1996

Pianese Nunzio 14 anni a maggio 1996

Pianese Nunzio 14 anni a maggio 1996
1h 54min | Crime, Drama, Romance | 5 September 1996 (Italy)

Storyline:

A young priest crusades against organized crime in his Naples neighbourhood but falls in love with a 13-year old boy. It’s the chance the gangsters were waiting for to get rid of the thorn in their side. Will they be able to force the boy to accuse the priest of sexual harassment and have his reputation destroyed?

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Vito e gli altri 1991

Vito e gli altri 1991

Vito e gli altri 1991
1h 23min | Drama | 19 September 1991 (Italy)

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VITO AND THE OTHERS is the groundbreaking film which drew international attention to the problem of neglected youth and street crime in poverty-stricken Naples. The film’s opening moments are startling and deeply disturbing. A despairing Rosario has just murdered his wife and daughter at the dinner table on New Year’s Eve. Somehow, Vito quietly convinces his father to drop the gun, spare their lives and call the police. Placed in the custody of sexually abusive relatives, Vito is left free to roam the trash-strewn back streets of Naples where he and his friends engage in drug abuse, prostitution and petty crime. Ably acted by a large cast of nonprofessional street kids, VITO AND THE OTHERS is a heartrending portrait of innocents without a future.

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EL Hombre Del Saco-The Bogeyman 2002

EL Hombre Del Saco-The Bogeyman 2002

EL Hombre Del Saco-The Bogeyman 2002
21min | Mystery, Short

Storyline:

After witnessing the traumatic murder of his mother, June moved to live with his father and new stepmother to a small remote village in the city. Every night, the bogeyman lurks their dreams and plunges you into a world of nightmares that are mixed with reality

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Out Of Hand 2005

Out Of Hand 2005

Out Of Hand aka Keller – Teenage Wasteland 2005
1h 32min | Drama | 6 March 2008 (Germany)

Storyline:

Sebastian and Paul are two bored boys about 16 years of age. They drink alcohol, steal – and attend a private school. They can’t find a sense of meaning in their present adolescent existence. They abduct Sonja and lock her in an old, abandoned factory building. But what shall they do with her? Disorientation, fear, desire and also love are changing to cruel aggressivity.

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The Abduction of Zack Butterfield 2011

The Abduction of Zack Butterfield 2011

The Abduction of Zack Butterfield 2011
1h 31min | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 19 April 2011 (USA)

Storyline:

A disturbed young woman returns to the US after combat as an American mercenary in Iraq and abducts a 14 year old boy, holding him prisoner in her isolated country home as a bizarre relationship develops.

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Night Has Settled 2014

Night Has Settled 2014

Night Has Settled 2014
1h 30min | Drama | 1 February 2014 (USA)

Storyline:

In 1983, Oliver Nicholas, at thirteen, is well-poised to enter the precocious teenage world of first-sex, vodka and possible-love in New York City when he is traumatized by the stroke of his housekeeper (and only true maternal figure), a sixty-five-year-old Chilean woman named Aida. What was supposed to be an exhilarating and somewhat fearful rite of passage – diving into the exciting, fast-paced world of first experiences – quickly becomes skewed by an incomprehensible depression, and a house of interior horrors. Surrounded by women – his untraditional, Spanish, photographer mother (more interested in the role of confidante than mother) his sister, a comedic, door-slamming tormentor, marked by her parent’s divorce; and Aida, his silver-haired emotional focal point on the verge of death in Lenox Hill Hospital – Oliver struggles to maintain his role as “man of the house” and his sanity. With his best friends, Valerio, a chain-smoking, nunchucking, grandiose artist; and Nick, a cynical, foul-mouthed, jokester, Oliver struggles through attacks of mania, drunkenness, first love, betrayal, migraine-inducing masturbation, virginity, and the loss of an imaginary friend . . . hoping to survive this uniquely-New-York baptism by fire.

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