Storyline: Sons

Our channel presents a collection of films that focus on family dramas, parenthood and heartwarming comedies. Discover moving stories about growing up, the challenges of parenting and the funny moments of family life.
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  • Dreams of the City

    Dreams of the City

    1984

    2h.3min

    16+

    A poignant tale of lost innocence, young Dib navigates the tumultuous landscape of 1950s Damascus following his father's death.


  • Babyboy

    Babyboy

    2023

    48min

    16+

    A teenager grapples with masculinity amid family splits and first loves, reflecting the rawness of youth in a German town.


  • Forces

    Forces

    2023

    2h.28min

    16+

    Under the crushing emotional burden of his terminally ill father and violent brother, 14-year-old Daniel seeks refuge with two outcasts.


  • Looteyo

    Looteyo

    2022

    1h.23min

    16+

    A powerful film about the struggle of a naive boy with good intentions in the harsh environment of Irans drug stronghold on the Island of Hormuz.


  • The Noise of Engines

    The Noise of Engines

    2021

    1h.19min

    16+

    In this comedy with a Kafkaesque twist, a customs officer on forced leave and an drag performer from Iceland strike up an unlikely friendship.


  • Strassenkaiser

    Strassenkaiser

    2017

    1h.25min

    16+

    Noah (12) arrives in Berlin to visit his father and gets caught up in adventures at the Carnival of Cultures.


  • Siblings - Kardeşler

    Siblings - Kardeşler

    1997

    1h.22min

    16+

    The first part of Thomas Arslan's "Berlin Trilogy", which shows young people with a Turkish migration history from their own perspective.


  • Peropero: Breakdown in Tokyo

    Peropero: Breakdown in Tokyo

    2017

    1h.25min

    16+

    Lászlo, an aging film director, is in a creative crisis. His latest project has been cancelled so he joins his son's band on their tour to Japan.


  • Lenz

    Lenz

    2006

    1h.36min

    16+

    An unconventional portrait of a man whose life motto reminds us of the poets of romanticism: The genius writes its own rules.


  • Tuvalu

    Tuvalu

    1999

    1h.31min

    16+

    In Veit Helm's fairy-tale feature debut, shy Anton struggles to prevent the closure of his family's dilapidated indoor swimming pool.


  • Eho - Echo

    Eho - Echo

    2016

    1h.33min

    16+

    When the elderly and lonely Hanna causes an accident in Germany in which a young man from Kosovo dies, she tries to track down his family.


  • The Swing of the Coffin Maker

    The Swing of the Coffin Maker

    2012

    29min

    16+

    Yagub, a carpenter, earns most of his money from the coffins he makes. He also has to look after his son, who has a disability.


  • Party of Eight

    Party of Eight

    2013

    1h.33min

    16+

    Years ago Anton disappeared. Out of the blue he invited his family and friends to a party. But everyone's joyful expectation soon fades.