Other People Year: 2002 Country: Australia Genre: Short Review: Lisa, a thirteen year old girl, is being sexually abused by her cello teacher. He also takes advantage of a young boy in his apartment building. On the day her beloved pet fish dies, Lisa tries to tell her mother about the abuse, but instead has to turn to the police. The boy in the building stabs the pedophile and he is taken to the same hospital where Lisa's mother is seeking redress for a wound she suffered looking for her daughter. A bleak, quiet, tortuous drama told with stark simplicity and power. - IMDb
Carnage Year: 2011 Country: France Germany Poland Spain Genre: Comedy / Drama Review: In Brooklyn Bridge Park, eleven year old Zachary Cowan strikes his eleven year old classmate Ethan Longstreet across the face with a stick after an argument. Among the more serious of Ethan's injuries is a permanently missing tooth and the possibility of a second tooth also being lost. Their respective parents learn of the altercation through Ethan's parents questioning him about his injuries. The Longstreet parents invite the Cowan parents to their Brooklyn apartment to deal with the incident in a civilized manner. They are: Penelope Longstreet, whose idea it was to invite the Cowans, she whose priorities in life include human rights and justice; Michael Longstreet, who tries to be as accommodating as possible to retain civility in any situation; Nancy Cowan, a nervous and emotionally stressed woman; and Alan Cowan, who is married more to his work as evidenced by the attachment he has to his cell phone and taking work calls at the most inopportune times. Although the meeting starts off civilized enough, it quickly degenerates after an unfortunate incident by Nancy. The degeneration of their meeting not only has to do with their boys' fight, but also the other couple's fitness as parents, the state of their respective marriages and their place in a crazy world. - IMDb
Pappa Pellerins dotter (mini) Year: 1974 Country: Sweden Genre: Drama Review: Tv-series of six episodes based on Mara Gripes book with the same name, about a 11-year old girl living alone with her smaller siblings in the forest and looking for her long-lost father.
When the Game Stands Tall Year: 2014 Country: USA Genre: Drama / Sport Review: Inspired by a true story, WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL tells the remarkable journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur (Jim Caviezel), who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport. - IMDb
S is for Bird Year: 2012 Country: Canada Genre: Short / Comedy / Family / Romance Review: Every day is a personal hell for the loveless, and unfortunately named, Bird, who walks around with a metaphorical storm cloud over his head. He works at the Family Fun Centre, an indoor amusement park complete with bowling, glow-in-the-dark mini putt, video games and bouncy castles. But when an interesting book, a precocious 6-year old little girl and a new snack bar girl enter his world, perhaps things will be a bit more sunny. - IMDb
Cunaro Year: 2007 Country: Venezuela Genre: Short / Drama
Varis Year: 2011 Country: Finland Genre: Short Review: The forest is dark and scary. Julia is left behind by her friends, when she finds a dead crow. He tells her something and the other children also want to have a look at the it, but Julia won't give it away without a fight.
Comptines Year: 1975 Country: Canada Genre: Short / Documentary