IMDb 8.0/10  (20 056)
RFF 5.7/10  (7)

Year: 2011
Country: South Korea
Actors and Actresses: Seung-hwan Baek, Hyeon-soo Kim, In-seo Jeong
Review: Gang In-ho, who is working to earn money for his daughter's surgery, is appointed to a school for hearing-impaired children in Gwangju. But what he discovers there is an ugly truth: the children are being physically and sexually abused by their teachers. When he decides to fight for the children's rights and expose the crimes being committed at the school, In-ho teams up with human rights activist Seo Yu-jin. But he and Yu-jin soon realize the school's principal and teachers, and even the police, prosecutors and churches in the community are actually trying to cover up the truth. - IMDb
Movie added at: 08.12.2022



Goreshto pladne
IMDb 7.0/10  (90)
RFF 7.0/10  (22)

Year: 1965
Country: Bulgaria
Actors and Actresses: Plamen Nakov, Lachezar Yankov, Kyamil Kyuchukov
Review: On a hot summer day three boys are splashing around the river. One of them gets his hand caught in the stone masonry of a railway bridge. Many peasants, the passengers from the train, which stops nearby, and the crews of tanks taking part in a military exercise flock to the scene of accident. People drop out whatever they are doing; even the maneuvers get stopped to come to the help of a child. Action must be taken quickly because the water level is rising fast. The concerted efforts of all involved people help save the child. Thus a particular case, an extreme situation has served as a test of significant and insignificant in our life, which often happens to become transposed. - IMDb
Movie added at: 08.12.2022

'Goreshto pladne'

IMDb 6.5/10  (706)
RFF 7.4/10  (54)

Year: 1987
Country: Norway
Actors and Actresses: Line Storesund, Hilde Nyeggen Martinsen
Review: In this somber tragedy, a young girl moves to a small town to live with her aunt after her unmarried mother dies. There she makes a new friend. One day, she makes some shy sexual advances to her new friend. This confuses them, and she begins to cry and beg her friend not to tell. On the following day, the girl pauses beside an enchantingly beautiful frozen waterfall. To her it is an "ice palace." She enters the shining castle and begins to wander through it's beautiful crystalline chambers. Unfortunately she becomes hopelessly lost. The ice then begins to melt, and though she makes a valiant effort to make it through the icy water to the entrance, she fails and perishes from cold and exhaustion. Her friend's name is the final word uttered from her freezing lips. The next day, a search party begins looking for her after she is again absent from school, but her body is never found. Meanwhile her friend begins to slowly withdraw from those around her. - Sandra Brennan, All Movie Guide
Movie added at: 08.12.2022



Adiós, cigüeña, adiós
IMDb 6.1/10  (175)
RFF 10.0/10  (2)

Year: 1971
Country: Spain
Actors and Actresses: Mari Carmen Heras, María Rosa Torrico, José Rodríguez, Alicia Peramó, Cecilio Muñoz, María Isabel Álvarez, Luis A. de la Peña, Francisco Villa, Felipe Anaya, Joaquín Goma
Review: In this surprising Spanish film, a group of young adolescents combine their resources to outwit their elders and enable one of their number to undergo pregnancy and childbirth without ever coming to the attention of an adult. Paloma and Arturo are 13 and 15, respectively. They meet for the first time in front of the Prado, and soon fall in love. Despite restrictive family circumstances, their friends arrange for them to have time together. Paloma then becomes pregnant as a result of a skiing trip. At first, the two young lovers plan to escape to India, where even at their ages they could be married. This does not work out, and instead Arturo and all their friends study pregnancy and childbirth so as to arrange for Paloma to give birth clandestinely. Because her single father is a traveling salesman, and she lives with an oblivious grandmother, this scheme is not altogether impossible. - Clarke Fountain, All Movie Guide
Movie added at: 08.12.2022

'Adiós, cigüeña, adiós'

Anatomie de l'enfer
IMDb 4.4/10  (5 963)
RFF 6.5/10  (6)

Year: 2004
Country: France
Actors and Actresses: Carolina Lopes
Review: A man rescues a woman from a suicide attempt in a gay nightclub. Walking the streets together, she propositions him: She'll pay him to visit her at her isolated house for four consecutive nights. There he will silently watch her. He's reluctant, but agrees. As the four nights progress, they become more intimate with each other, and a mutual fascination/revulsion develops. By the end of the four-day "contract", these two total strangers will have had a profound impact on each other. - IMDb
Movie added at: 08.12.2022

'Anatomie de l'enfer'

IMDb 6.3/10  (1 252)
RFF 4.9/10  (8)

Year: 1985
Country: Philippines
Actors and Actresses: Jenneelyn Gatbalite, Pia Zabale, Myra Manibog
Review: Set in the beautiful and remote countryside of Ilongo, the story tells of three young women and their struggle to come to terms with their own sexuality against a background of religious oppression and male brutality.
Movie added at: 08.12.2022



Pixote: A Lei do Mais Fraco
IMDb 7.9/10  (8 798)
RFF 7.2/10  (35)

Year: 1981
Country: Brazil
Actors and Actresses: Fernando Ramos da Silva
Review: Pixote, a 10-year-old runaway boy, is arrested on the streets of Sao Paulo during a police round-up homeless people. Pixote endures torture, degradation and corruption at a local youth detention center where two of the runaways are murdered by policemen who frame Lilica, a 17-year-old transvesite hustler. Pixote helps Lilica and three other boys escape where they make their living by the life of crime which only escalates to more violence and death. - IMDb
Movie added at: 08.12.2022


'Pixote: A Lei do Mais Fraco'

Jag är Maria
IMDb 6.5/10  (104)
RFF 6.8/10  (17)

Year: 1979
Country: Sweden
Actors and Actresses: Lise-Lotte Hjelm, Malin Åman, Richard Ihrestam
Review: Painter Jon, a morose hermit, lives in a remote house on the edge of a village. 11 years old Maria meets him by an accident. She discovers the world, in which Jon lives, a world of imaginative, naive painting.
Movie added at: 08.12.2022

'Jag är Maria'

IMDb 6.8/10  (4 976)
RFF 6.0/10  (3)

Year: 1999
Country: France
Review: In a town near Lille, melancholy police superintendent Pharaon De Winter lives with his mother. An 11-year-old girl has been raped and murdered. Over the next week, De Winter investigates and grieves, his face nearly expressionless. He bikes, he gardens. He accompanies his neighbors, Joseph and Domino, to dinner and to the seaside; he even observes them in vigorous if not rough coitus. For Domino, sex seems her way of connecting. Does she fancy Pharaon? A plowed field, the sea, Pharaon's flowers, the pudenda of Domino and of the ravaged girl - this mix of images of beauty, evil, and possibility assaults Pharaon as he tries to do his job and hold on to his humanity. - IMDb
Movie added at: 08.12.2022


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