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MARILYN: an Argentinean coming-of-age story that doesnt end well

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  Teenage Marcos (Walter Rodríguez) lives in a remote part of Argentina on his family’s dairy farm with his parents and his elder sibling.  They barely eake out a living to support them all and whilst his mother Olga (Catalina Saavedra) toughened by their daily existence is insistence that Marcos becomes a farm laborer, his … Continue reading



CANARY : a coming-of-age musical dramedy set in South Africa in the 1980’s

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  FIlmmaker Christiaan Olwagen’s enchanting coming-of-age musical dramedy set in his homeland of South Africa takes a trope of extreme obstacles facing gay men in the 1980’s with such an inspired touch that makes this such a sheer joy of a movie. It’s the tale of teenage Johan Niemand (Schalk Bezuidenhout) who although he lives … Continue reading



Men Of Hard Skin : a dark abusive coming-of-age tale set in the Argentinian countryside

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  Teenage Ariel (Wall Javier) lives in a large rambling farm outside of Buenos Aires with his machismo father ( Claudio Medina) and older sister (Camila Diez) after his mother had upped and left some years previously. .He’s a major disappointment to his father as he is a quiet sensitive boy who shows no interest … Continue reading



SOCRATES : a 15 year old gay Brazilian’s struggle for life and love

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  Life is tough enough for Socrates (Christian Malheiros) and his single-parent mother as they struggled to eak out a living in their small shabby apartment in Baixada Santista one of the rougher ghettos of São Paulo.  Then she suddenly dies and the 15 year old is left to fend for himself.  Behind in the … Continue reading



Seeds (aka Cuernavaca) a Mexican coming-of-age story

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  After preadolescent Andy (Emilio Puente) sees his mother gets fatally shot in a random robbery, he is sent to live on the country estate of his paternal grandmother (the wonderful Carmen Maura) who he has never met before.  She is rather cold and awkward with him and brushes off any enquiries of the whereabouts … Continue reading



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