Movies like Fantasia 2014

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Fantasia (2014)
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Fantasia (2014)
Original name: 幻想曲
Genre: Drama
Country: China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Father got leukaemia. Mother was laid off long ago. She had to borrow money for her husband everywhere. Sister went to a night club to be a waitress secretly and soon became a “call girl”. Lin was cold-shouldered at school because of father’s illness. He became disgusted of school. One day, at the riverside, he found a dilapidated ship and knew the strange “father and daughter”. Lin made friends with that girl and helped them to steal iron stone. Because of Lin’s frequent absences the teacher came to see mother. He was sympathy for her. One day, Lin discovered his teacher was at his home with mother together…Lin went to see father. He could not help emerging out such a fantasy: He pinched father’s transfusion tube…Lin came to the riverside once again, but that ship disappeared…
Plot: leukemia, pregnant, money problems, terminal illness, classroom, hospital, teenager, teenage boy, school
Place: china

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