The Tale
IMDb 7.2/10  (19 152)
RFF 8.5/10  (2)

Year: 2018
Country: USA, Germany
Actors and Actresses: Isabella Fowler, Isabelle Nélisse, Noah Lomax
Review: A woman filming a documentary on childhood rape victims starts to question the nature of her childhood relationship with her riding instructor and running coach. - IMDb
Movie added at: 31.01.2023


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'The Tale'

We Were Children
IMDb 7.7/10  (698)
RFF 5.5/10  (2)

Year: 2012
Country: Canada
Actors and Actresses: Tyrone Brooks, Brun Montour, Shawney Moar, Ramsey Bruce, Kohl Bohemier, Rivers Thomas, Carlos Swampy, Alicia Hamelin, Taya Ayotte Bourns, Rene Batson, Jade Hamelin
Review: For over 130 years till 1996, more than 100,000 of Canada's First Nations children were legally required to attend government-funded schools run by various Christian faiths. There were 80 of these 'residential schools' across the country. Most children were sent to faraway schools that separated them from their families and traditional land. These children endured brutality, physical hardship, mental degradation, and the complete erasure of their culture. The schools were part of a wider program of assimilation designed to integrate the native population into 'Canadian society.' These schools were established with the express purpose 'To kill the Indian in the child.' Told through their own voices, 'We Were Children' is the shocking true story of two such children: Glen Anaquod and Lyna Hart. - IMDb
Movie added at: 30.01.2023


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'We Were Children'

Zavtrak na trave
IMDb 6.9/10  (51)
RFF 9.0/10  (1)

Year: 1979
Country: Soviet Union
Actors and Actresses: Lyusya Graves, Maksim Shirokov, Aleksandr Koptev, Tatyana Samsonova, Sasha Zhdanov
Movie added at: 29.01.2023


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Náhodou je príma!
IMDb
RFF 7.0/10  (1)

Year: 1987
Country: Czechoslovakia
Actors and Actresses: Lucie Benesová, René Brunč
Movie added at: 28.01.2023




'Náhodou je príma!'

Odessa
IMDb 6.3/10  (564)
RFF 6.7/10  (3)

Year: 2019
Country: Russia
Actors and Actresses: Zoya Todorovskaya, Veronika Ustimova, Stepan Sereda, Nikita Tabunshchik
Review: Odessa, August 1970. A heat wave. The city is full of tourists. Boris, a journalist and foreign affairs specialist, and his eight-year-old son Valeri arrive from Moscow to visit Boris' in-laws, Grigori Iosifovich and Raisa Irovna Davidov. But on the day of their arrival, Odessa declares a quarantine due to a cholera outbreak, and the city is closed off. Having come for a few days, the son-in-law is plunged into a world changed by serious danger. Family secrets will be disclosed, improbable events happen, and a great forbidden love starts. - IMDb
Movie added at: 27.01.2023


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Steklyannye Busy
IMDb 5.7/10  (10)
RFF 6.0/10  (1)

Year: 1979
Country: Soviet Union
Actors and Actresses: Lyusya Graves, Bakyt Arstanbekov, Olya Kim, Seryozha Polyakov
Movie added at: 26.01.2023




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Akrovates tou kipou
IMDb 6.5/10  (213)
RFF 6.1/10  (7)

Year: 2001
Country: Greece
Actors and Actresses: Giorgos Pappas, Dimitris Thomas, Stathis Vrachas, Sotiriadis Miltos, Michalis Evripiotis
Review: In 1974, a group of eleven-year-old boys spend the last carefree summer of their childhood, unaware that the world of grown-ups, with its loves, passions, prejudices and curses, is about to seal their fate. Aaron, Stelios, Sakis, Galanos and Verios, "the acrobats", are best friends. School has closed for the summer holidays and the children spend their time playing games, running errands, and riding their bikes. Life is a game, into which they channel all their physical energy and imagination. They practice their diving abilities in a big cistern. It is a game through which their special talents and competitive spirit unfold. One is good at balancing acts, another at diving and another at somersaults. It is in this neighborhood that Aaron will spend the most important summer of his life: a rite of passage from childhood to adolescence, a time for learning about love, jealousy and friendship.
Movie added at: 25.01.2023


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'Akrovates tou kipou'

La contre-allée
IMDb 5.1/10  (34)
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Year: 1991
Country: France
Actors and Actresses: Pénélope Schellenberg, Jennifer Covillaut
Review: Marie has always been somewhat independent and is considered by some to be a bit of a tomboy. Though she is not quite a teenager, her photographer father has no qualms about leaving her alone for a while when he has to go off on an assignment. One day, while she is walking along, she gets run down by an automobile. The contrite woman driving that car sees to it that she is all right, and before long the two of them have become fast friends. Lilas, the driver, is a prostitute, and she discovers that she has a thing or two to teach the kid about femininity and men. Before long, the precocious youth is trying out her newfound powers of seduction on a family friend. - Clarke Fountain, All Movie Guide
Movie added at: 24.01.2023


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'La contre-allée'

A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries
IMDb 6.8/10  (2 463)
RFF

Year: 1998
Country: France, United Kingdom, USA
Actors and Actresses: Samuel Gruen, Luisa Conlon, Anthony Decadi, Leelee Sobieski
Review: This fictionalized story, based on the family life of writer James Jones, is an emotionless slice-of-life story. Jones here is portrayed as Bill Willis (Kris Kristofferson), a former war hero and now successful author who obviously drinks too much and is starting to experience health problems. Living in France with his wife (Barbara Hershey), daughter (Leelee Sobieski), and an adopted son (Jesse Bradford), the family travels an unconventional road that leaves all of them as outsiders to others. Preaching a sexual freedom, his daughter's sexual acceptance begins at an early age and betrays her when the family moves to Hanover in America. Her sexuality is definitely not the normal for American teens and gives her a bad reputation and outcasts her. Meanwhile her brooding brother struggles with his own inner turmoils about his early desertion in life. Only within the tight knit confines of his family is he comfortable to even speak. - John Sacksteder, IMDb
Movie added at: 23.01.2023


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The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane
IMDb 7.0/10  (17 377)
RFF 6.8/10  (5)

Year: 1976
Country: Canada, France
Actors and Actresses: Jodie Foster
Review: Left an orphan, a brilliant Jewish girl in her early teens is determined to follow the careful plans her father made for her before he died: to become "very small in the world" in their house at the edge of town and grow up by herself, rather than surrender her fate to anyone else. When a dirty old man and various local busybodies begin to suspect that she is alone, she and her new boy friend must take drastic steps to preserve her independence. - Paul Emmons, IMDb
Movie added at: 22.01.2023


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