Tag: childhood

The Red Balloon (1956) 8.2

The Red Balloon (1956)

A boy makes friends with a seemingly sentient red balloon, and it begins to follow him. It follows him to the bus stop, to school, and to church. They play together in the streets of Paris and try to elude a gang of boys...

Radio Flyer (1992) 7

Radio Flyer (1992)

A father reminisces about his childhood when he and his younger brother moved to a new town with their mother, her new husband and their dog, Shane. When the younger brother is subjected to physical abuse at the hands of...

The Seen and Unseen (2017) 7

The Seen and Unseen (2017)

One day in a hospital room, 10-year-old Tantri realises she will not have much more time with her twin brother Tantra. Tantra's brain is weakening and he has begun to lose his senses one by one. He now spends most of his...

Million Dollar Mermaid (1952) 6.6

Million Dollar Mermaid (1952)

Million Dollar Mermaid tells the story of Australian swimming sensation Annette Kellerman, who overcame childhood polio to go on and achieve fame as a professional swimmer and film star in the early decades of the 20th c...

Don’t Be a Dick About It (2018) 7.1

Don’t Be a Dick About It (2018)

Two red-headed kids fight a lot, eat a lot, and grow up a little in a goofy coming of age story that looks at the small things in life that define who we are, or at least define that we're all dicks. Matthew has braces, ...

Adu (2020) 6.4

Adu (2020)

In the coastal autonomous city of Melilla (located in north Africa but belonging Spain), Mateo is a Civil Guard with the task to protect the barb wire which divides the city of the rest of Africa to avoid the entering of...

Scheme Birds (2019) 7.3

Scheme Birds (2019)

As her childhood turns into motherhood, teenage troublemaker Gemma comes of age in her fading Scottish steel town. But in a place where "you either get knocked up or locked up," innocent games can easily turn into seriou...

Adult Interference (2017) 6.7

Adult Interference (2017)

Stuck in his hometown after being sentenced to 90 days of house arrest, a failed actor takes up residence in his niece's little pink playhouse. Fueled by booze and boredom, he agrees to teach the neighbor kid how to play...

Spyder (2017) 6.6

Spyder (2017)

An intelligence officer attempts to save the city from a psychotic serial killer who kills people just to hear their loved ones cry.::Prashast Singh...

I Was Born, But… (1932) 8

I Was Born, But… (1932)

The Yoshi family - husband and wife Kennesuke and Haha, a middle manager at an office and a housewife respectively, and their two adolescent sons Keiji and Ryoichi - have just moved from the inner city to the suburbs of ...

The Spirit of the Beehive (1973) 7.9

The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)

In Castilla around 1940, a traveling movie theatre brings James Whale's black and white film classic "Frankenstein" (1931) to a small village. Two young girls, Isabel and Ana, are subsequently determined to find the mons...

To the Forest of Firefly Lights-2011 7.9

To the Forest of Firefly Lights-2011

Hotaru is rescued by a spirit when she gets lost in a forest as a child. The two become friends, despite the spirit revealing that he will disappear if he is ever touched by a human.::Anonymous...

The Bishop’s Wife-1947 7.6

The Bishop’s Wife-1947

An Episcopal Bishop, Henry Brougham, has been working for months on the plans for an elaborate new cathedral which he hopes will be paid for primarily by a wealthy, stubborn widow. He is losing sight of his family and of...

The Uncle-2018 7.1

The Uncle-2018

A 19-year-old girl who cannot get out of her own bed due to psychological injury, is as motionless as a plant. Having no family, she lives completely dependent on her neighbors and a female social worker named Ja-young....

Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star-2003 5.5

Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star-2003

Once, he was on top of the world as a popular child actor on TV. Now, he's Hollywood's punchline about everything wrong with people who were famous as children. All Dickie Roberts wants to do is find that one gig that wi...

The Butcher Boy-1997 7.1

The Butcher Boy-1997

Francie and Joe live the usual playful, fantasy filled childhoods of normal boys. However, with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother the pressure on Francie to grow up are immense. Unfortun...

A Story of Children and Film-2013 7.1

A Story of Children and Film-2013

A Story of Children and Film is the world's first movie about kids in global cinema. It's passionate, poetic, portrait of the adventure of childhood: its surrealism, loneliness, fun, destructiveness and stroppiness: as s...

Echoes of the Rainbow-2010 7.4

Echoes of the Rainbow-2010

The ups and downs of a Hong Kong family and their shoe shop as seen through the eyes of their eccentric eight-year-old son.::Daniel Anderson...

Beware the Slenderman-2016 6.2

Beware the Slenderman-2016

Lurking in the shadows of the Internet, a faceless modern-day bogeyman has attracted the attention and fear of a young generation who whisper his name online. Slenderman lives on the dark pages of the web, where impressi...

Only You-1994 6.5

Only You-1994

Destiny. Faith (Marisa Tomei) believes that two soul-mates can be united if they find each other. From the Ouija board, she has found the name of her missing half, and it is D-A-M-O-N B-R-A-D-L-E-Y. Later, at the carniva...

Russkies-1987 5.6

Russkies-1987

It is during the Cold War and all Americans have a view of Russians as one thing: bad people. A group of American boys discovers a Russian sailor washed up on the coast of Florida and decide to befriend him, assuming tha...

Storm Boy-2019 6.9

Storm Boy-2019

A beautiful and contemporary retelling of Colin Thiele's classic Australian tale. 'Storm Boy' has grown up to be Michael Kingley, a successful retired businessman and grandfather. When Kingley starts to see images from h...

El Sur-1983 7.9

El Sur-1983

The movie tells a melancholic story of a little girl who is living in a city in the north of Spain. She is fascinated by the secrets of the south which seem to be hidden in the personality of her father....

D.A.R.Y.L.-1985 6.3

D.A.R.Y.L.-1985

A young boy is found wandering without any memory of who he is. A family takes him in and begin to look for clues to help him find his way home. In the meantime, they notice that the boy seems to have certain special abi...

Upside Down-2012 6.4

Upside Down-2012

Adam is a seemingly ordinary guy in a very extraordinary universe. He lives humbly trying to make ends meet, but his romantic spirit holds on to the memory of a girl he loved once upon a time from another world, an inver...

The Tree of Life-2011 6.8

The Tree of Life-2011

The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son, Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complica...

The Mirror-1975 8.1

The Mirror-1975

Tarkovsky mixes flash-backs, historical footage and original poetry to illustrate the reminiscences of a dying man about his childhood during World War II, adolescence, and a painful divorce in his family. The story inte...

London Dreams-2009 5.4

London Dreams-2009

Bhatinda-based school-going Arjun wants to follow in his much-maligned grand-father's footsteps and attain fame at the Wembley Stadium much to the chagrin of his father. After the latter's passing, he re-locates to live ...

Rise of the Guardians-2012 7.3

Rise of the Guardians-2012

When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs, and imaginations of children all over the world....

Ramona and Beezus-2010 6.5

Ramona and Beezus-2010

Ramona Quimby, is a grade-school student with a big imagination. So big, in fact, that she often clashes with her no-nonsense teacher Mrs. Meacham. When Ramona's upbeat dad Robert loses his job, the family - including he...

Christopher Robin-2018 7.3

Christopher Robin-2018

An adult Christopher Robin, who is now focused on his new life, work, and family, suddenly meets his old friend Winnie the Pooh, who returns to his unforgotten childhood past to help him return to the Hundred Acre Wood a...

Cousin Angelica-1974 7.3

Cousin Angelica-1974

When the single middle-aged Luis travels from Barcelona to bury the remains of his mother in the vault of his family in Segovia, he is lodged by his aunt Pilar in her old house where he spent his summer of 1936 with her....

The War-1994 6.8

The War-1994

Vietnam War vet Stephen Simmons must deal with a war of a different sort between his son and their friends, and a rival group of children. He also must deal with his own personal and employment problems that have resulte...

The Childhood of a Leader-2015 6.1

The Childhood of a Leader-2015

This chilling fable about the rise of fascism in the 20th Century tells the story of a young American boy living in France in 1918 whose father is working for the US government on the creation of the Treaty of Versailles...

Stand by Me-1986 8.1

Stand by Me-1986

It's the summer of 1959 in Castlerock, Oregon and four 12 year-old boys - Gordie, Chris, Teddy and Vern - are fast friends. After learning of the general location of the body of a local boy who has been missing for sever...