Fiction

RUSTY BOYS

13 June 2016
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by ptd
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When the elderly folk don’t behave like their children would prefer, the latter cannot cope at all. They have enough trouble trying to keep their own children in check, and now the old codgers are rattling their cages as well.

Fons (70), Lull (82), Nuckes (65) and Jängi (84) have spent their entire lives not letting themselves be bossed around, and they have no intention of putting up with it now.

Together, the four gentlemen plan their futures without an old people’s home. Nuckes is the leading force. As an old ’68 protester, he knows how to organize dissent, but all of this is easier said than done!

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POST PARTUM

2 November 2015
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Luce and Ulysse love each other. They live a full and happy life managing their own little veterinary clinic on the Atlantic coast. Luce is awaiting a happy event. The future looks good. At least at first sight. But when baby Rose arrives, nothing goes as planned. Luce is out of her depth before the constant crying of her baby.

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PUPPY LOVE

2 November 2015
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Diane is a mysterious and lonely teenager. Sharing special bonds with her father Christian, she takes care of the education of her brother Marc. The arrival of Julia in the neighborhood, a charismatic and liberated young British woman, is going to disturb Diane’s daily life. Desperately willing to become an adult, Diane is going to live, for a semester, the most shattering experiences of her life. The more she gets close to Julia, the more she gets irresponsible, ignoring consequences and limits to her desires.

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NUIT BLANCHE

2 November 2015
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A cop, Vincent, steals a big bag of cocaine from some gangsters, but he’s identified during the operation. The gangsters then decide to kidnap his son to get back the cocaine. But of course Vincent is no longer in possession of the stuff. To rescue his son he will have to find his way through the night club owned by the enemies and defer as much as he can the time of the exchange. The upcoming night seems to be the longest of his life and maybe even the last one…

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ANDUNI, Fremde Heimat

24 December 2010
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by ptd
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What is home? Is it a place? The place of mother tongue and tradition? The place of selfrealisation or of the family? ANDUNI – Where are we goin’ then? Always home! When her father dies, Belinda is drawn more and more into the burlesque world of her Armenian family, that she never really cared about earlier. But the more comfortable she feels here, the more she estranges from her college life and her boyfriend Manuel. Belinda makes herself onto a journey between safety and instability, freedom and narrowness. A search fo a home, with half of her familiy participating- and also Manuel.

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TROUBLE NO MORE

1 August 2010
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His name was Johnny Chicago. He was loved and feared and mad crazy. And then the cops went and fucking killed him. Determined to pay hommage to his dead best friend, Chuck Moreno persuades Johnnys brother Ray to help him honour Johnnys last wish. But as anybody knows, family is trouble, especailly when Johnnys wife is against the idea and his daughter Tess has had the gloriously dumb idea to join the cops. The end of the Bausch/van Werveke trilogy includes madness, wild chases and a transatlantic finale: more trouble or Trouble No More?

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NOUS TROIS

24 January 2010
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It is in the year 1972, Sebastien aged 10 and a half is a sensitive child with an over-active imagination who is highly aware of the frustrations and interior solitude his love-deprived mother suffers. One evening while reading a magazine, he is stuck by a revelation, a flash of lightening – Queen Elizabeth II. From that day onwards, his whole life changes. He creates an imaginary world in which hisq mother becomes «The Queen» and wonderful, magnificient and totally happy.

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