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On what seems to be just another ordinary day in a french city, a man is exposed to sexism and sexual violence in a society ruled by women...
Before reading this, I had only general understanding of what life was like for people in Afghanistan, especially during the time before our current war.
Zeze lives in an environment of human poverty and violence. It is a highly creative and gifted child. He looks at the world with clear eyes and he values friendship and love. However, Zeze feels lonely and neglected.
This feature film staged in 1939 is based ona true story. In a horrible Irish reformatory school for boys a horrific regime and mentality reigns.
It's a film about true story of a tenacious social worker, who uncovers a government backed mass deportation of children from UK to Australia. Her empathy with the adults telling her their stories of abuse and terror, causes her personal grief, and me too.
This is a novel about daily life in a poor quarter of a small town near Munich, seen through the eyes of a young German girl called Liesel. She arrives there traumatised by the death of her younger brother and her separation from her mother.
Festen is film about one Dannish aristocrate family. It shows Christian's, son of a "head" of a family, struggle to point out
all the worst things that happened when he and his sisters were growing up. It's set on a wedding day one of his sisters.