Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Based on a true story, Coming of Age, Drama, Period and Historical, Romance
English / Greek / Turkish (English subtitles)
Tassos Boulmetis wrote and directed this largely autobiographical drama about growing up during a time of great upheaval. Young Greek Fanis lives in Turkey and spends a lot of time in his grandfather Vasilis's grocery store, learning about everything from spices to the mysteries of the universe. He also falls for a Turkish girl called Saime. Then, in 1963, Greek-Turkish relations sour and Fanis and his parents are forced to move to Athens. Life goes on, but Fanis yearns to see Vasilis and Saime again. A touching tale which, despite Fanis's miserable situation, does manage to deliver plenty of fun along the way.
This powerful drama sees a child separated from his parents during the 1931 Japanese invasion of China and put in an internment camp for foreigners.
11+ years 153 mins
An anthem for troubled loners everywhere and an emblem of French cinematic cool, this is the deeply moving tale of a cheeky yet vulnerable schoolboy.
14+ years 95 mins
Club Leaders can rate films! Help other club leaders decide if this film is suitable for use in their film club by giving it a rating.
Viewing 0 of 0 related items.