The Foreign Movie Club will take place almost every Thursday starting September 7 and every other Thursday starting January 18, 2018 (second semester). Each movie will be shown in room 301 (Powers Ferry Campus) using a multimedia projector and JBL ARENA speakers (4.0).

Admission is first-come-first-serve with a maximum of 27 participants. Students interested will submit their movie ticket by clicking the button below. The same students do not have to attend every movie.

The synopsis of each movie is posted on this website so you can decide before signing up if you are interested. You can view most of the trailers by clicking on the movie covers.

Each movie will start at ~4:15pm after all students have been dismissed. The pick-up time will vary according to the length of each movie. Information will be posted here to assure you get picked up promptly in the front parking lot of the Powers Ferry campus. Students who get picked up late will be dismissed from the club. Tell your friends and bring a snack!!!

The Foreign Movie Club is strictly reserved to students.

FOREIGN MOVIE CLUB
SUTTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
                                                                            
Pietje Bell
Showing date: 09.07.17 Ending time: 6:05 (108mins)

Pietje Bell
(2002)
Country: Netherlands
Language: Dutch with English subtitles
Genre: Family / Comedy

Synopsis:
Based on a famous Dutch children's book, Pietje Bell is a hero to some because he turns everything upside down, but is a nuisance to others. Pietje's father is having a hard time earning a living, and Pietje does everything he can to earn some money. He finds a job as a newsboy and organizes a circus performance. Unfortunately, the circus vanishes in smoke. When Pietje accidentally discovers a gang of thieves, nobody believes him and nasty articles about him appear in the newspaper. Pietje takes his revenge by becoming invisible.

 

 

Duggholufólkið
Showing date: 09.14.17 Ending time: 5:40 (83mins)

Duggholufólkið
(2007)
Country: Iceland
Language: Icelandic with English subtitles
Genre: Adventure / Family

Synopsis:
Kalli, a young boy who is brought up by a single mother in the suburbs of Reykjavik, thrives in the world of imaginary characters, in a world where he gets most of his life experiences through screens: movies, television shows, and computers. When he is sent to spend Christmas with his father and his father's new family, far up north at a remote and isolated farm, the story takes him out of that world and puts him in one where he has to fight "real life" challenges.

 

 

Vitus
Showing date: 09.21.17 Ending time: 6:20 (123mins)

Vitus
(2006)
Country: Switzerland
Language: Swiss German with English subtitles
Genre: Family / Drama / Music

Synopsis:
The film tells the story of a highly-gifted boy whose parents have demanding and ambitious plans for him - they want him to become a pianist. However, one day the boy, Vitus, is no longer willing to comply with his parents' plans and ambitions because he wants to follow his own star.

Taglines:
At age 6 his masters were Bach, Mozart, Schumann, and Liszt. By age 12 he had mastered them.

 

 

Carlitos y el Campo de los Sueños
Showing date: 09.28.17 Ending time: 6:00 (103mins)

Carlitos y el Campo de los Sueños
(2008)
Country: Spain
Language: Spanish with English subtitles
Genre: Family / Adventure

Synopsis:
Carlitos and his friends live in an orphanage in Spain. Carlitos has a great deal of soccer talent and a love of the game, but the headmaster/warden hates the game and will do anything to sabotage the lad's footballing career, even when he is picked for the National youth team of Spain.

 

 

 

 

 

Ways To Live Forever
Showing date: 10.05.17 Ending time: 5:50 (95mins)

Ways To Live Forever
(2010)
Country: UK / Spain
Language: English
Genre: Family / Drama

Synopsis:
Sam loves facts. He wants to know about UFOs and horror movies and airships and ghosts and scientists, and how it feels to kiss a girl. And because he has leukemia he wants to know the facts about dying. Sam needs answers to the questions nobody will answer.

Based on the Scholastic book "Ways To Live Forever" by Sally Nicholls.

 

 

 

I Am Kalam
Showing date: 10.19.17 Ending time: 5:40 (85mins)

I Am Kalam
(2010)
Country: India
Language: Hindi with English subtitles
Genre: Family / Drama

Synopsis:
An impoverished boy forms an unlikely and unstable friendship with the lonely son of a nobleman.

 

 

 

De Griezelbus

Showing date: 10.26.16 Ending time: 6:00 (96mins)

H A L L O W E E N. S P E C I A L .F E A T U R E

De Griezelbus
(2005)
Country: Netherland
Language: Dutch with English subtitles
Genre: Family / Adventure / Horror

Synopsis:
Onnoval was a foundling, discovered outside a grave yard. He is an aspiring writer but is constantly bullied by a schoolmate named Gino, over their affections for Liselore. After the school hosts a visit by a horror writer, Onnoval gets the idea to write a story in which Gino gets his comeuppance. Unfortunately, this is a plot by supernatural bad guys---it will all come true on a visit to a horror theme park unless Onnoval can retrieve the story and rewrite the ending.

RATED PG-9 in NL

 

 

Teufelskicker
Showing date: 11.02.17 Ending time: 6:00 (105mins)

Teufelskicker
(2010)
Country: Germany
Language: German with English subtitles
Genre: Family / Comedy / Sport

Synopsis:
After his parents separate and he loses his place on the soccer team, Moritz must put together a new team against incredible odds.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Millions
Showing date: 11.16.17 Ending time: 5:55 (98mins)
Millions
(2004)
Country: UK
Language: English (British)
Genre: Family

Synopsis:
It's holiday season and seven-year-old Damian believes he's received a divine gift from above when a suitcase filled with cash literally falls out of the sky. Damian is anxious to share the wealth with those less fortunate while his fun-loving brother Anthony would rather spend it like there's no tomorrow! But when the loot turns out to be stolen, both boys' plans are put to the test - with heartwarming and hilarious results...

 

 

 

L'avion
Showing date: 11.30.17 Ending time: 5:45 (90mins)

L'avion
(2005)
Country: France
Language: French with English subtitles
Genre: Drama / Fantasy

Synopsis:
Charly is terribly disappointed by his Christmas present: instead of the bicycle that he was so eagerly expecting, his father gives him the prototype of a plane that he has designed himself. A few days later, his dad tragically disappears during a flight trial. Shortly after, the model comes to life... An incredible friendship is then forged between the child and his magical toy that arouses the envy of grown-ups.

 

 

 

Vovochka
Showing date: 12.07.16 Ending time: 5:50 (95mins)

Vovochka
(2002)
Country: Russia
Language: Russian with English subtitles
Genre: Comedy

Synopsis:
This light, hilarious story, sparkling with good-natured humour, will amuse both children and their parents. Our Vovochka is not the hero of popular anecdotes, but a real-life ten-year-old boy, spontaneous and indefatigable, an ever-inventive daredevil, who happens to be quite a handful for the grown-ups around him. With Vovochkas arrival at his country place on the eve of the New Year holidays, the life of that quiet suburban Moscow town blows up, in both literal and figurative sense...

 

 

 

Krummerne - Så er det jul igen
Showing date: 12.14.16 Ending time: 5:40 (82mins)

Krummerne - Så er det jul igen
(2006)
Country: Denmark
Language: Danish with English subtitles
Genre: Adventure / Family

Synopsis:
Crumb is the only one in the family who believes in Santa Claus. Everyone else thinks he's just being childish and they are all too busy with other things to enjoy the Christmas prelude. But Santa needs Crumb. Santa has given his Christmas Book away the year before and never got it back. The recipe for Christmas pudding is in the book and without pudding Santa loses his magic powers. Crumb stumbles on the book in a thrift store and right away he knows it's something special.

 

 

 

Tempelriddernes Skat
Showing date: 02.01.18 Ending time: 5:40 (84mins)

Tempelriddernes Skat
(2006)
Country: Denmark
Language: Danish with English subtitles
Genre: Mystery / Adventure / Family

Synopsis:
What starts off as a holiday game soon turns into a nightmare for three children spending their summer break on a small Baltic island. They set out to solve the mystery of the Knights Templar, a secret order created in the 12th Century and rumored to have found the ark of the covenant. Before long they stumble across the existence of the Black Brotherhood, a sinister counter organization who will stop at nothing to get their hands on this treasure, even it means killing the local vicar and anyone else who stands in their way.

 

 

Tempelriddernes Skat 2
Showing date: 02.08.18 Ending time: 6:00 (75mins)

Tempelriddernes Skat 2
(2007)
Country: Denmark
Language: Danish with English subtitles
Genre: Mystery / Adventure / Family

Synopsis:
In 1361, as King Valdemar of Denmark and his men approach the walls of Visby on the Baltic island of Gotland, a young girl, Sigrid, lays out clues leading to a fantastic treasure. Sigrid just has time to complete her mission before she is captured and sealed in a tower for refusing to divulge where the treasure is hidden. Seven hundred years later, 14-year-old Katrine and her friends have to follow Sigrid's clues to find Katrine's kidnapped father and the secret treasure. Meanwhile, the fearsome Dark Brotherhood is closing in on them and the treasure. Will the kids manage to find Katrine's father and will Sigrid reach out from the past to help them on their quest?

Oskar og Josefine : Heksen fra nutiden
Showing date: 02.15.18 Ending time: 6:05 (81mins)

Oskar og Josefine : Heksen fra nutiden
(2005)
Country: Denmark
Language: Danish with English subtitles
Genre: Family / Adventure

Synopsis:
Oskar and Josefine are celebrating Midsummer with Oskar's grandparents in the country. A demon, Thorsen, gives Josefine the gift of enabling her to time travel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Oranje
Showing date: TBD Ending time: 5:50 (95mins)

In Oranje
(2004)
Country: Netherlands
Language: Dutch with English subtitles
Genre: Family / Drama

Synopsis:
An 11 year old talented soccerplayer, Remco, has one big dream: to be selected for the national team under 12 years. His father Erik coaches him and everything seems to work out fine, until Erik suddenly dies. Remco and mother Sylvia are shocked. Remco keeps working to fulfil his dream, being helped by his friends Anne and Winston.

 

 

 

 

Tsatsiki, Morsan och Polisen
Showing date: TBD Ending time: 5:45 (88mins)

Tsatsiki, Morsan och Polisen
(1999)
Country: Sweden
Language: Swedish with English subtitles
Genre: Family / Drama

Synopsis:
Eight-year-old half-Greek Tsatsiki lives in a Stockholm suburb with his mother, who dreams of being a rock star. Tsatsiki longs to meet his Greek father, believing that he is an octopus fisherman in the Mediterranean. In preparation for a future meeting with his absent dad, he practices swimming at the local gym.

 

 

 

 

Finding Neverland
Showing date: TBD Ending time: 6:00 (101mins)

Finding Neverland
(2004)
Country: UK
Language: English (British)
Genre: Family / Drama

Synopsis:
The movie details the experiences of "Peter Pan" author J.M. Barrie, which lead him to write the children's classic. He got to know four children who have no father. Drawing from his time with the kids, he writes a story about children who don't want to grow up.

 

 

 

 

 

Un Été Sans Point Ni Coup Sûr
Showing date: TBD Ending time: 6:10 (110mins)

Un Été Sans Point Ni Coup Sûr
(2008)
Country: Québec
Language: French with English subtitles
Genre: Family / Sports drama

Synopsis:
It's the summer of '69. Martin is 12 years old and dreams of playing baseball on the neighborhood team, emulating his new heroes, the Montréal Expos. When he doesn't make the cut, his father steps in and organises a B team. Unexpectedly thrown together, father and son spend a summer full of hope and disappointment, surprises and foul balls. A summer to remember for both of them - and not only because a man walked on the Moon.

 

 

 

Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi
Showing date: TBD Ending time: 6:20 (125mins)

Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi
(2001)
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese with English subtitles
Genre: Animation / Family / Fantasy

Synopsis:
10-year old Chihiro becomes trapped in a forbidden world of gods and magic when her parents take her to investigate the other side of the tunnel. In order to survive, Chihiro must work and make herself useful, and find within her the courage she needs to save her parents and escape from a world where humans are dispised.

 

 

 

 

En Som Hodder
Showing date: TBD Ending time: 5:30 (81mins)

En Som Hodder
(2003)
Country: Denmark
Language: Danish with English subtitles
Genre: Family / Fantasy

Synopsis:
Lovely story based on a book with the same title by Danish author Bjarne Reuter. 9 year old Hodder is a small boy for his age and spends most of his time alone. One lonely night, when his father is out to paste posters, a fairy appears before him and tells him he is chosen to save the world. Quite a tall order for an unpopular boy, who is always chosen last when a new soccer-team is put together in school. Hodder however, takes this task very seriously and starts putting together an expedition.

 

 

 

Het Geheim
Showing date: TBD Ending time: 5:45 (90mins)

Het Geheim
(2010)
Country: Netherlands
Language: Dutch with English subtitles
Genre: Family

Synopsis:
Ben Stikker and his father share the same dream - to become great magicians like Hans Smid. But when Ben's friend and the group's assistant Sylvie disappears during a new trick, Ben realizes it's up to him to save Sylvie and his family.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bluebird
Showing date: TBD Ending time: 5:30 (80 mins)

Bluebird
(2004)
Country: Netherlands
Language: Dutch with English subtitles
Genre: Drama / Family

Synopsis:
12-year old Merel seems to have everything. She's doing great at school, and during her spare-time she dives as well as participates as a singer in a musical. Her family loves her, and her kid brother Caspar adores every move she makes. But one day, something is different. In school, she hears mean whispering about her, and before she knows it, she starts getting locked up in the school bathroom or bullied around on the way home. Merel pretends as if nothing has happened, hoping that things will pass. But they don't...

 

 

 

Skattejakten
Showing date: IDK Ending time: 6:20 (123mins)

Skattejakten
(2005)
Country: Norway
Language: Norwegian with English subtitles
Genre: Adventure / Family / Fantasy

Synopsis:
Four Scandinavian youngsters on the search for the holy grail. Following in the footsteps of their great grandfather, there are riddles to solve and codes to break. Their journey takes them into a medieval mystery, to the heart of European culture, discovering love, suspense, faith, romance and danger. Risking their lives to get the worlds most mythical relic.

 

 

 

 

Noémie le Secret
Showing date: TBA Ending time: 6:15 (105mins)

Noémie le Secret
(2009)
Country: Québec
Language: French with English subtitles
Genre: Family

Synopsis:
Noémie is seven 3/4 years-old, has an insatiable curiosity and very hard-working parents. Fortunately, there is the upstairs neighbour, Mrs. Lumbago, a woman who loves her like a grandmother would. On the first anniversary of the death of Mrs. Lumbago's husband, Mr. Emile, the apparition of the old man reminds Noemie of a story he liked to tell: the story of a treasure hidden somewhere in the apartment. Noemie decides to undertake a treasure hunt. In doing so, she will also make some discoveries about the adult world.

 

 

 

Drømmen
Showing date: TBA

Drømmen
(2006)
Country: Denmark
Language: Danish with English subtitles
Genre: Family / Drama

Synopsis:
A powerful movie about Frits, a young boy that's tired of being bullied, of being laughed at, of living in fear at home and school... Inspired by Martin Luther King, he decides to make a stand and try to end the repression in the school system.

 

RATED PG-11 in DK

 

 

 

Annyeong, hyeonga
Showing date: TBA Ending time: 6:10 (125mins)

Annyeong, hyeonga
(2005)
Country: South Korea
Language: Korean with English subtitles
Genre: Drama

Synopsis:
This movie tells the story of two young brothers, one of whom is diagnosed with a brain tumor and sent to the hospital. This creates all sorts of problems for the healthy brother, who begins to feel neglected by his parents and his brother.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alamar
Showing date: TBA Ending time: 5:35 (73mins)

Alamar
(2009)
Country: Mexico
Language: Spanish & Italian with English subtitles
Genre: Family / Drama

Synopsis:
Before their inevitable farewell, a young man of Mayan roots and Natan, his half Italian son, embark on an epic journey into the open sea.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tempelriddernes Skat 3 - Mysteriet om slangekronen
Showing date: TBA Ending time: ?:?? (85mins)

Tempelriddernes Skat 3
(2008)
Country: Denmark
Language: Danish with English subtitles
Genre: Mystery / Adventure / Family

Synopsis:
The snake crown is stolen (or taken back) from the Knight Templars by the earth worshippers of Crete; the three kids try to retrieve it on behalf of the Knight Templars.

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
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