Swiss film – MARIO – issued on dvd

marioMARIO (18) 2018 SWITZERLAND GISLER, MARCEL £15.99
Mario is the top scorer for a leading club’s under-21s football team. Football is Mario sole focus, however when talented Leon joins the club, the two young players find they are falling in love which each other. As rumours of their romance spreads among their teammates, the two footballers believe they need to decide between their professional careers and their love for each other.

In German with English subtitles

GUARDIAN REVIEWhttps://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/jul/11/mario-review-marcel-gisler-max-hubacher-football-gay-romance

 

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French romance – EMBRASSE-MOI!/KISSING YOU – out on dvd

Kissing YouEMBRASSE-MOI!/KISSING YOU (15) 2017 FRANCE MICHEL, O/VIAL,C £15.99
Romance in which carefree Océane meets the beautiful photographer Cécile. If their relationship is going to last Océane, will have to grow up, but is she actually be capable of growing up?

In French with English subtitles

DVD available from-

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Mexican movie – LA REGIÓN SALVAJE/UNTAMED – released on DVD and Blu Ray

UntamedLA REGIÓN SALVAJE/UNTAMED (18) 2016 MEXICO ESCALANTE, AMAT DVD – £15.99 BLU RAY – £19.99
Disillusioned  factory worker Ale lives with her macho husband Angel and their two sons. Angel is also having an affair with Ale openly gay brother Fabian. Their lives becomes more complicated when a meteorite lands in a nearby forest bringing with it a mysterious force which may be able to solve their problems and change their lives forever.

In Spanish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –
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Chilean thriller – CAMALEÓN – out on dvd

ChameleonCAMALEÓN (18) 2016 CHILE SERRANO , JORGE RIQUELME £12.99
Psychological thriller about a wealthy lesbian couple who’s life is turned upside down when a young man turns up out of the blue.

Affluent lesbian couple, Paula and Paulina, are sharing the last day of their holiday at a beachfront summer house, when Gastón, a young guest from the previous night’s party,  interrupts their stay.

His unexpected arrival brings with it an unsettling presence, which becomes increasingly malevolent, causing tensions within the couple’s relationship and a shocking transformation is triggered.

The film offers an unflinching look at Chilean society, exploring inequality, class conflict and attitudes towards race, gender and sexuality.

In Spanish with English subtitles

DVD available to buy at –

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Israeli drama – IN BETWEEN – out on dvd

In Between.jpgIN BETWEEN (15) 2016 ISRAEL HAMOUD, MAYSALOUN £14.99
Israeli drama about three Palestinian women living in the heart of Tel Aviv who lead complex lives in a predominantly Jewish society and despite their varied backgrounds and lifestyles look to find romantic.

Independent lawyer Layla refuses to compromise on her underground lifestyle, gay DJ Salma maintains a facade of propriety in the presence of her conservative Christian family and traditionally educated Muslim girl Nour is studying for a degree at Tel Aviv University.

They each share their minority position in their society as well as their struggle to find romantic partners capable of accepting their complex lives.

In Hebrew and Arabic with English subtitles

 

Brazilian adaptation of Romeo and Juliet – ROMEU & ROMEU: PART 1 & 2 – out on dvd

Romeu & RomeuROMEU & ROMEU: PART 1 (15) 2016 BRAZIL MENDONÇA, JONATHAN £15.99
Five episodes from this modern day Brazilian adaption of Romeo & Juliet. Ramon Monteiro (João Mesquita) and Rômulo Campelo (Arthur Chermont) represent the two feuding families, who both start off hating each other but then fall in love which each other.

ROMEU & ROMEU: PART 2 (15) 2016 BRAZIL MENDONÇA, JONATHAN £15.99
Last five episodes from this modern day Brazilian adaption of Romeo & Juliet.

In Portuguese with English subtitles

 

DVD available to buy at –
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Belgian drama – EVEN LOVERS GET THE BLUES – out on dvd

Even Lovers Get the BluesEVEN LOVERS GET THE BLUES (18) 2017 BELGIUM MICHELI , LAURENT £15.99
Drama about a group of 30-something friends living in Brussels, who fall in and out of relationships until a tragedy upsets their hedonistic lifestyle.

In French with English subtitles

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German coming-of-age drama – DIE MITTE DER WELT/CENTRE OF MY WORLD – issued on dvd

 

centre of the worldDIE MITTE DER WELT/CENTRE OF MY WORLD (15) 2016 GERMANY ERWA , JAKOB M. £15.99
Based on Andreas Steinhöfel novel. This candid and complex film is about teenager Phil  who discovers his sexuality and falls in love with new attractive classmate Nicholas.

In German with English subtitles

GERMAN LANGUAGE TEACHING NOTES TO DIE MITTE DER WELT

 

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Argentinian film – ESTEROS – issued on dvd

EsterosESTEROS (15) 2016 ARENTINA CUROTTO, PAPU £15.99
Matias and Jeronimo have know each other since childhood and have developed feels for each other. However Matias’s father accept a job in Brazil to break up their relationship. Ten years later Matías, along with his girlfriend, return to Argentina. On meeting his old friend Jerónimo, the two men still find they have passionate feelings for one another.

In Spanish with English subtitles

 

DVD available to buy at –
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German film – JONATHAN – issued on dvd

JonathanJONATHAN (18) 2016 GERMANY LEWANDOWSKI, PIOTR J. £15.99
Jonathan is caring for his dying father whilst running the family farm. As the two talk about his father’s past Jonathan finds out more than he expected when his former lover Ron appears at their home to say his final goodbyes.

This sends the 18-year-old on a journey to uncover his family’s complicated and secretive history as he tries to understand more about his father’s life and come to terms with his death.

 

In German with English subtitles

 

DVD available to buy at –

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Austrian film -KATER/TOMCAT – issued on dvd

tomcatKATER/TOMCAT (18) 2016 AUSTIA HÄNDL, KLAUS £15.99
Couple Andreas and Stefan live happily in the suburbs of Vienna with their cat Moses. Their peaceful existence is shattered by an impulsive and unexplainable violent outburst from Stefan which threatens to tear the pair’s relationship apart.

Unable to reconcile with his partner, Andreas turns silent and becomes increasingly distant towards Stefan. Will they ever be able to love one another again and restore their previously perfect union?

In German with English subtitles

BILINGUAL GERMAN ENGLISH FILM NOTES TO DER KATER

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Argentinian film – TAEKWONDO – out on dvd

TTaekwondoAEKWONDO (18) 2016 ARGENTINA BERGER, M/FARINA, M
Fernando (Lucas Papa) invites a gym buddy German (Gabriel Epstein) to join a group of his male friends for a relaxing, summer getaway without their respective girlfriends. However German is infatuated with Fernando questions how long he can or should conceal his true self.

In Spanish with English subtitles

 

DVD available to buy at –

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Delicious camp Spanish comedy – DE CHICA EN CHICA/GIRL GETS GIRL – out on dvd

girl gets girl.jpgDE CHICA EN CHICA/GIRL GETS GIRL (18) 2015 SPAIN SEBASTIÁN, SONIA £15.99

Delicious camp comedy telenovela based on the successful online Spanish TV series. After living for nine years in Miami, Inés return home to Madrid and turns up at her ex Verónica’s house, where a party is in full swing. Now is the time for Inés to face up to her past mistakes, like leaving her pregnant girlfriend Verónica at the altar.

A film full of camp surprises, lusty backstabbing and the vibrancy of a Almodóvar film.
In Spanish with English subtitles

ENGLISH FILM NOTES TO DE CHICA EN CHICA

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Alex Anwandter debut film – NUNCA VAS A ESTAR SOLO/YOU’LL NEVER BE ALONE – out on dvd

youll-never-be-aloneNUNCA VAS A ESTAR SOLO/YOU’LL NEVER BE ALONE (15) CHILE 2016 ANWANDTER, ALEX £15.99
Film by the directorial debut of electropo star Alex Anwandter, which depicts the days before and after a homophobic hate crime. Dance student Pablo is in a coma after the attack and his father Juan faced with getting over the ordeal whilst paying his mounting medical bills.
In Spanish with English subtitles

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