вторник, 30 сентября 2014 г.

Someone You Love (2014)


En du elsker / Someone You Love

Director: Pernille Fischer Christensen
Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Sofus Rønnov, Trine Dyrholm, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Eve Best, Lourdes Faberes, Peter Frödin

World famous singer-songwriter Thomas Jacob is based in Los Angeles. He is a very successful man who has burned a lot of bridges. He lives and breathes music and very little else. When Thomas travels back to Denmark to record a new album with his regular producer, Molly Moe, his grown-up daughter, Julie, shows up with his 11 year-old grandson, Noa, whom Thomas has never met. Soon - and much against his will - Thomas is forced to take care of Noa. Against all odds the two of them slowly begin to connect through music. Then disaster strikes forcing Thomas to realize, that he now has to make a choice that will change his life forever.

Country: Denmark
Language: Swedish | English | Danish
With English subs

воскресенье, 28 сентября 2014 г.

Sans défense (1989)


Sans défense / Defenseless

Director: Michel Nerval
Stars: Michel Galabru, Pascale Petit, Catherine Leprince, Rodolphe Ardan, Bruno Pradal, Pascale Vignal, Deddy Dugay, Rodolphe Verissimo

A child disappears. Faced with the inability of the police, the grandfather went to Paris and enters the worlds of drugs and child prostitution, looking for his grandson.

***
Un enfant disparaît à la sortie d'une école. Devant l'impuissance de la police, le grand-père monte à Paris et s'introduit dans les milieux de la drogue et de la prostitution infantile, à la recherche de son petit fils.

France
In French

суббота, 27 сентября 2014 г.

Monet: Shadow and Light (1999)


Director: David Devine
Stars: Stuart Hughes, Trevor Blumas, Maggie Huculak, Richard Clarkin, Gordon Masten, Genevieve Cocke, Frank Fontaine

Monet passes the time painting with Renoir until his father cuts his allowance. He finds consolation in a young aspiring artist friend named Daniel, who teaches him to see the importance of family. The two artists support each other in this look at the life of the great Impressionist.

Canada
In English
 

пятница, 26 сентября 2014 г.

Stew (2013)


Director & Writer: Steven Woodburn
Stars: Malcolm Kennard, Oliver Kennard, Diana McLean, Lara Cox, Sam E. Smith, Nikki Ross, Nicholas Barkl, Henry Ferris Wilkinson

Bill has a repressed memory. A memory that lays forgotten, till one day, when Bill least expects it, the memory is triggered back to LIFE, immediately thrusting Bill back into his childhood to publicly relive the horrifying experience all over again.

Short
Australia, in English (second audio)
 

Pohititeli vody (1992)


Похитители воды / Pohititeli vody / Water Stealers

Directors: Vladimir Feoktistov, Mark Orlov
Stars: Sergei Rozhentsev, Yuriy Gorobets, Vera Ivleva, Aleksandra Kolkunova, A. Matulenis, Viktor Pavlov

The film's protagonist Ivan Mukhin faced with the Mafia, which is trying to seize the city utilities. With the help of his girlfriend and three street urchins Vanya comes into the fight with the leader of the gang who calls himself The Director.

Russia
In Russian
 

среда, 24 сентября 2014 г.

Ice Cream I Scream (2006)


Dondurmam gaymak / Ice Cream I Scream

Director: Yüksel Aksu
Stars: Turan Ozdemir, Ulas Saribas, Ismet Can Suda, Gulnihal Demir, Nejat Altinsoy, Mehmet Amca, Levent Aras, Ayse Aslan, Canberk Zaifoglu, Alptug Saribas, Kadir Kapiz


Ali, who is ice cream salesman in Mugla, tries to survive in the face of fierce competition from the big ice cream brands. While trying to promote his ice cream, he tours the village with his brand new yellow ice cream motorbike. However the naugthy boys of the town who are chasing him to have free ice cream, steal the motorbike while he is away. Still repaying the debts for the loan on his motorbike, Ali becomes furious and accuses the big ice cream brands of stealing the car in order to destroy him. He starts investigating the theft of his motorbike asking one by one to the sellers of the big brands, while all along the naugthy boys are enjoying their free ice cream.

Turkey
Turkish, English subs (.srt)
 

вторник, 23 сентября 2014 г.

Obediencia Perfecta (2014)


Obediencia Perfecta / Perfect Obedience

Director: Luis Urquiza
Stars: Juan Manuel Bernal, Sebastián Aguirre Boeda, Isabel Aerenlund, Juan Ignacio Aranda, Luis Ernesto Franco, Alfonso Herrera, Alejandro de Hoyos Parera

Julian, a young seminarian, is sent to live with Los Cruzados de Cristo, where he will have to follow a hard spiritual journey to achieve "the perfect obedience".

Mexico
In Spanish, with English subs by jpf & Subransu

понедельник, 22 сентября 2014 г.

Une saison dans la vie d'Emmanuel (1973)


Une saison dans la vie d'Emmanuel / A Season in the Life of Emmanuel

Director: Claude Weisz
Stars: Germaine Montero, Claude Richard, Hélène Darche, Manuel Pinto, Georges Domergue, Didier Godard, Lucien Raimbourg, Catherine Breillat

A Season in the Life of Emmanuel, Marie-Claire Blais' novel adaptation, a newborn who witnesses the drastic changes a French family experiences in a brief period of time. One of the Emmanuel brothers, Jean le Maigre, is not like the others. Skinny thirteen years old, disobedient, rebellious, he seems doomed to a different fate. It is through this boy, as marked by the shadow of Rimbaud, the world explodes.

France
In French with English subs

воскресенье, 21 сентября 2014 г.

Szamárköhögés (1987)


Szamárköhögés / Whooping Cough

Director: Péter Gárdos
Stars: Mari Töröcsik, Dezsö Garas, Judit Hernádi, Marcell Tóth, Eszter Kárász, Anna Fehér, Dénes Ujlaky

The story of 10-year-old boy and his family against the backdrop of the bloody events of 1956, in Budapest. Children do not yet understand what is going on, but they're happy because the schools are closed. But gradually, to adults and children comes the understanding that something terrible is happening. Disappearing relatives, friends, and even killed some. Tips sent an army to put down the counterrevolutionary rebellion.

Hungary
In Hungarian, with English subs (.srt) 
 

четверг, 18 сентября 2014 г.

Uroki garmonii (2013)


Уроки гармонии / Uroki garmonii / Harmony Lessons / Асланның сабақтары

Director & Writer: Emir Baigazin
Stars: Timur Aidarbekov, Aslan Anarbayev, Mukhtar Andassov, Anelya Adilbekova, Omar Adilov, Adlet Anarbekov, Daulet Anarbekov

Harmony Lessons is set in a small Kazakhstan village, where Aslan, a thirteen-year-old boy living with his grandmother is a diligent student, bullied by an older boy Bolat and his gang - a gang connected with adult criminals and prisoners. The plot concerns Aslan's humiliations, and slow revenge.

Country: Kazakhstan
Kazakh language + French subtitles (.srt)

вторник, 16 сентября 2014 г.

Las Tumbas (1991)


Las tumbas / The Tombs

Director: Javier Torre
Stars: Eduardo Saucedo, Norma Aleandro, Federico Luppi, Jorge Mayor, Miguel Palma, Isabel Quinteros, Lidia Catalano, Miguel Dedovich

"El Pollo," a 13-year-old child in reform school, witnesses and experiences the brutalization of the guards and the other inmates.

Country: Argentina | Spain
Language: Spanish
With Spanish hardsubs and English subs (.srt)
 

понедельник, 15 сентября 2014 г.

El cuarto (2008)


El cuarto / The Fourth

Director & Writer: Gustavo Torres Gil
Stars: Kevin Towers, Manuel Bautista, Claudia Cadavid, Gavo Figueira, Julio Sastoque, Mateo Silva, Carlos E. Velásquez

A thriller about the dark and dangerous secrets shared by a 12 year old boy, his new teacher and the school principal, a catholic priest. Months after the death of his father, Simon discovers the affair his Mother is having with a charming but enigmatic new teacher. The boy discovers the teacher's intentions and his dark secrets, but with his mother in love, it seams there is nothing he can do to show her that their lives are in danger.

Colombia
In Spanish, with English hardsubs

воскресенье, 14 сентября 2014 г.

Hollow Reed (1996)



Director: Angela Pope
Stars: Sam Bould, Martin Donovan, Ian Hart, Joely Richardson, Jason Flemyng
Following the break-up of his marriage after revealing his homosexuality, GP Martin Wyatt loses custody of his son Oliver to his now ex-wife Hannah and her new partner Frank. It is not long, however, until Oliver appears at the house of Martin and his new lover Tom claiming to have been beaten up by boys in the park. After another incident, Martin puts two and two together and comes to the conclusion that Frank has been beating Oliver without Hannah's knowledge. Martin then begins a long courtroom custody battle to win back his son.
UK
In English (second audio)

Chuzhaya belaya i ryaboy (1986)


Chuzhaya belaya i ryaboy / The Stray White And The Speckled / Wild Pigeon

Director & Writer: Sergey Solovev
Stars: Vyacheslav Ilyushchenko, Liubomiras Lauciavicius, Sultan Banov, Vladimir Steklov, Lyudmila Saveleva, Ilya Ivanov, Andrei Bitov, Aleksandr Bashirov, Boris Ryakhovsky, Arkadi Vysotsky, Andrei Filozov, Sergey Bodrov

The year of 1946. The war remained in the past, lying in the future - for those who had survived - a whole life... In a poor provincial town, the ragamuffin boys are frenziedly drilled for combat, and at nights the local elite, gathered in a pool room, boasts of fictitious biographies, while bands of boys amuse themselves with bloody fights on trashy vacant plots... One of the most vivid staples of the postwar childhood were pigeons. They could be bought, sold or stolen. One day a beautiful white dove appeared over the town. Risking his life, Ivan caught the White. And immediately became the target of the 'pigeon' mafia... Sergey Solovyov's retro drama about learning kindness, resisting evil and cherishing that indestructible dream of happiness, based upon the novella by B. Ryakhovsky.

Soviet Union
In Russian, with English subs (.srt)
 

пятница, 12 сентября 2014 г.

Vier Frauen sind einfach zuviel (1992)


Vier Frauen sind einfach zuviel / Four women are just too much

Director: Hartmut Griesmayr
Stars: Nicolin Kunz, Benedikt Gmeiner, Louise Martini, Gusti Wolf, Dietrich Siegl, Michaela Andrä, Herta Böhm

Tommi (Benedict Gmeiner) can't take it any more. At home, the 14-year-old Vienna boy is the only man among many women: Sister, mom, grandma and great-grandma tugging at Tommis nerves, also the schoolboy suffers from lovesickness. Notheing left to do but get out! Tommi travels to his father Hubert (Dietrich Siegl). Shortly after Tommi arrives there, grandma Lore-Mu (Louise Martini) and the rest of the clan join. While Omi gets more and more excited for the mountain air, it drives Tommi and Hubert back to the city ... social realism. Locker-light fun and beautiful mountain images the neo-sentimental movie offers certainly.
 
Country: Austria | Germany
Language: German
 

четверг, 11 сентября 2014 г.

Gribiche (1926)


Director: Jacques Feyder
Stars: Jean Forest, Rolla Norman, Françoise Rosay, Cécile Guyon, Alice Tissot, Charles Barrois, Victor Vina

A young boy adopted into a rich American household finds ways to rebel after being taken away from his life on the streets of Paris.

France
Silent, French intertitres with English translation

среда, 10 сентября 2014 г.

Crush (2000)


Director & Writer: Phillip J. Bartell
Stars: Brett Chukerman, Ema Tuennerman, Weston Mueller
 
This is the story of a young teenage boy that is discovering his sexuality. A girl later starts to get a crush on him and they become good friends. Later in the movie she learns that he is gay, and is hurt by this, but later she tries to hook him up with another guy at the school.

Short
USA, in English
 

понедельник, 8 сентября 2014 г.

One Hundred Days After Childhood (1975)


Sto dney posle detstva / 100 days after childhood / Сто дней после детства

Director: Sergey Solovev
Stars: Boris Tokarev, Tatyana Drubich, Irina Malysheva, Sergey Shakurov, Yuri Agilin, Arina Aleynikova, Andrei Zvyagin
Music by Isaak Shvarts
 
A group of Russian teenagers spend their summer at a summer camp. Mitya falls in love and gets so occupied with his own problems that he forgets the others.

Soviet Union
In Russian, with English subs (.srt)
 

четверг, 4 сентября 2014 г.

Quién mató al abuelo? (1972)


Director: Carlos Enrique Taboada
Stars: Amparo Rivelles, Enrique Rambal, Eduardo Alcaraz, Ahui Camacho, Manuel Bravo, Delia Peña Orta, Ana Graham, Luciano Hernández de la Vega

A man dies of a heart attack and his wife hides the body in order to continue to receive his pension.

Mexico
In Spanish