Martijn en de magiër 1979
1h 44min | Family, Adventure | 5 July 1979 (Netherlands)
Martijn Vonk prefers to spend his time drawing and writing stories instead of helping in his parent’s shop. When a film company arrives in town to shoot a medieval fantasy, Martijn is offered to play the lead by the overenthusiastic director, and his grandfather is cast as a wizard. Meanwhile, a real sorcerer from India arrives on the scene, searching for a magical gathering place on which a confrontation between good and evil must be held. Martijn befriends Michiel, a young boy who is being held captive by the dark sorcerer.
The Cormorants 2016
I cormorani (original title)
1h 29min | Adventure | 1 December 2016 (Italy)
In the summer of their twelfth year Matteo and Samuele spend their days between the river, the forest and the shopping center, but compared to previous years, something is changing. The game becomes boring, imagination gives way to discovery, adventure turns into life experience. A summer without beginning and without end, the story about a friendship, an age and a land which are obliged to change with the inexorable passage of time.
R | 1h 20min | Horror | 17 February 2017 (USA)
XX is a new horror anthology with a gender twist – all segments will be helmed by female directors and will star female leads. The directors have been given free creative rein within budget and time constraints, but all of the segments themselves will involve the horror genre.
The film follows fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson. He wants a home, food on the table and a high school he can attend for more than part of the year. As the son of a single father working in warehouses across the Pacific Northwest, stability is hard to find. Hoping for a new start they move to Portland, Oregon where Charley takes a summer job, with a washed-up horse trainer, and befriends a failing racehorse named Lean on Pete.
1h 33min | Biography, Drama, History | 29 August 1986 (USA)
Fictionalized biopic of famed 17th century Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi de Caravaggio. As a young man, he gained the support of Cardinal Del Monte and Caravaggio proceeded to develop a new style of painting giving a more realistic view of the world in which he lived. He also begins love affairs with one of his models, Ranuccio as well as with Ranuccio’s girlfriend Lena. Their relationship leads to murder and deceit.