Denmark) M & M Productions (Lyngby
In times of war, courage is necessary for survival. Alex is an 11-year-old Jewish boy who lives in the Polish ghetto with his father and great-uncle, during WWII. When Nazis come to his city and clear the town, Alex manages to escape with the help of his family, but is left with only his pet mouse. Finding refuge in an abandoned building on Bird Street, Alex seeks inspiration from his favorite book while he and his pet await his father's return.
Albert is a smart and cheeky small-town boy who is dreaded for his pranks all around town. When he accidentally destroys the statue of the local hero, famous hot-air-balloon captain Leopoldus, he is determined to make up for his mistake. He decides to venture into the world with his best friend Egon, and come back as a hot-air-balloon captain!
Film Movement volume year 5, film 10
Ivan is the minister at a remote, rural church. A bit of a Pollyanna, he's volunteered the rectory as a half-way house for recently paroled convicts. His current charges are a Saudi immigrant addicted to robbing gas stations and an alcoholic convicted of sexual assault. His newest "helper" is Adam, a vicious neo-Nazi anxiously biding his time before he can return to hell-raising. Asked to set a goal for his stay, Adam sarcastically answers that he'd...