Mona picks up her first job tutoring two orphaned children living in a derelict house in the country. Her obsession with trying to educate these two nearly feral children blind her to the fact they have other plans for her.
Eight years after a cataclysm and disease ravaged the human race - leaving just one in every ten surviving -, all social structures have crumbled like sand castles. Too few still live for ... See full summary »
Tatiana Gonzales Bozzetto,
Coming of age film about Sven, a boy who feels trapped in his own family which only consists of duos. His brother Alex in return tries to keep Sven by his side through the same methods his parents use.
Cleo Julia Mullis
Noah de Kruijf,
In this explosive celebration of children's creativity, PRIMARY! Follows the lives of students and their teachers in a peculiar yet somewhat recognizable primary school. When Jose Maria, more apt at lecturing Fine Arts at University than controlling a primary classroom, fills in his new post as art teacher, chaos seems on the verge of unleashing itself. However, the path that his young and infinitely imaginative little students take him through shows him there more than little he can learn form them, and a new life to discover...Written by
The film, in keeping with Ivan Noel's other films, was a no-budget shoot: no one was actually paid for their work, and all for the love of film. See more »
Excellent movie only possible for a true master in the art of making himself apparently invisible for the children, who seem to function in the scene with complete easiness in one world between documentary and fiction. It is also very funny, and always full of natural and fresh narrative, far from the tragic twist that unfortunately seems to permeate the complete Noel's work so far. Some of the children's paintings are really wonderful. It reminds me the best of François Truffaut and qualify it as an authentic masterpiece. Hopefully the author, whose photographic and film technique's are outstanding, would decide to continue this path. Louis Malle, Jean Vigo... are clearly surpassed here. Only the best Truffaut could be a match for it.
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