Hello guys…. You may aware with ‘No time to die’, ‘Black widow’, ‘Top Gun: Maverick’, ‘Mission Impossible 7’ or ‘A quiet place 2’, among the most anticipated titles. Yup…! Quite interesting and warmhearting naaa.
After the delays caused by the pandemic, Spanish cinemas are gradually recovering normality with the premiere of some of the most anticipated titles. 2021 has prepared a very varied offer for us. From blockbusters such as ‘No time to die’, ‘Top Gun: Maverick’, ‘Mission Impossible 7’ or ‘Black Widow’, to award-winning jewels at festivals such as ‘Another Round’ or ‘Nomadland’, without forgetting the horror genre, which will be represented by ‘A quiet place 2’ or ‘Relic’, among others.
Moreover, we offer you an updated calendar with the release dates in our country of all the films. And remember … Culture is safe!
1 ‘The Owners’ (Julius Berg) – March 5
A group of friends from a small town decides to break into the house of an elderly couple, taking advantage of their absence. After a few hours, they find themselves trapped in the basement and discover that what seemed like a simple robbery turns out to be the worst nightmare of their lives.
Original title: ‘The Owners’. Direction: DW Young. Cast: Maisie Williams, Rita Tushingham, Sylvester McCoy, Jake Curran Country: United Kingdom Year: 2020 Genre: Horror Duration: 92 min. Distributor: Countercurrent
2 ‘And It Rained Birds’ (Louise Archambault) – March 5
This is the story of three old men. Who have chosen to withdraw from the world and live in the forests of Canada. As a great fire threatens the region, someone comes to their hiding place. They find a young photographer looking for a certain Boychuck. And it is not the only one. Soon after, a woman in her 80s appears like a light breeze that will upset their lives. As they try to understand Boychuck’s history through his paintings, something extraordinary will emerge between them all.
Original title: ‘Il pleuvait des oiseaux’. Direction : Louise Archambault. Performers: Andrée Lachapelle, Gilbert Sicotte, Rémy Girard, Kenneth Walsh, Eve Landry, Éric Robidoux, Louise Portals. Country: Canada. Year: 2019. Genre: Drama. Duration: 124 min. Distributor: Avalon
3 ‘Birdsong’ (Hendrik Willemyns) – March 5
Asuka, a young cleaner from Tokyo. She wants to fulfill her dream of dedicating herself to music and signs up for a talent show. But everything changes when she is accused of murder.
Original title: ‘Birdsong’ Direction: Hendrik Willemyns Cast: Kazuhiko Kanayama, Natsuko Kobayashi, Akaji Maro Country: Belgium Year: 2019. Genre: Drama Duration: 90 min. Distributor: Pack
4 ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ (Don Hall, Carlos López Estrada, Paul Briggs, John Ripa) – March 5
Through an exciting journey, Raya and the Last Dragon transports us to the fantasy world of Kumandra. Where humans and dragons lived together long ago in perfect harmony. But when forces of evil threatened the territory, the dragons sacrificed themselves to save humanity.
Meanwhile, 500 years later, those same evil forces have returned and Raya, a lone warrior, will have to find the last and legendary dragon to rebuild a destroyed world and reunite her people. However, throughout her adventure. She will understand that it takes more than just the magic of a dragon to save the world – she will also need self-confidence and teamwork.
Original title: ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Direction: Don Hall, Carlos López Estrada, Paul Briggs, John Ripa Country: United States Year: 2021 Genre: Animation Duration: 114 min. Distributor: Disney
5 ‘Woman’ (Anastasia Mikova and Yann Arthus-Bertrand) – March 5
The film takes us to all corners of the world. To know the intimate portrait of thousands of women with different walks of life. Shaped by their culture, their faith or their family history. It is a current reflection of society, where women often suffer inequalities and face difficulties. But it is also a hymn to the empowerment of the female gender and its capacity and inner strength to change the world. Based on first-person encounters, the project addresses issues such as motherhood, education, marriage, financial independence, menstruation or sexuality.
Original title: ‘Woman’ Direction: Anastasia Mikova and Yann Arthus-Bertrand Country: France Year: 2019. Genre: Documentary Duration: 105 min. Distributor: Adso Films
6 ‘La mami’ (Laura Herrero Garvín) – March 5
Inside the mythical Barba Azul Cabaret in Mexico City there is a room that has become the safe place for the girls who work there: the women’s bathroom. Every night “La Mami”, in charge of the baths, offers them the warmth and advice they need to assimilate the challenge they are exposed to in the Ballroom. In addition, They will remind us that alliances are essential when the society we live in constantly judges and stigmatizes us.
Original title: ‘La mami’ Direction: Laura Herrero Garvín Country: Mexico Year: 2019 Genre: Documentary Duration: 80 min. Distributor : Elamedia
7 ‘Relic’ (Natalie Erika James) – March 12
A mother, daughter and grandmother face a strange type of dementia that threatens to end the family.
Original title: ‘Relic’ Direction: Natalie Erika James Cast: Emily Mortimer, Bella Heathcote, Robyn Nevin, Steve Rodgers, Chris Bunton, Jeremy Stanford, Catherine Glavicic Country: Australia Year: 2020 Genre: Terror Duration: 89 min Distributor: Selecta Visión
8 ‘Minari. My Family Story ‘(Lee Isaac Chung) – March 12
A 7-year-old boy faces the biggest change ever. When his father decides to move to Arkansas to set up a farm in pursuit of the great American dream.
Original title: ‘Minari’. Director: Lee Isaac Chung. Performers: Steven Yeun, Han Ye-ri, Youn Yuh-Jung, Alan S. Kim, Noel Cho, Will Patton, Scott Haze. Country: United States. Year: 2020. Genre: Drama. Duration: 120 min. Distributor: Countercurrent
9 ‘A Girl’ (Sébastian Lifshitz) – March 12
Sasha, 7, has always known that she is a girl, even though she was born trapped in a child’s body. As society fails, by not treating her like other girls her age, be it in her daily life at school. During, In ballet classes, or at birthday parties, her understanding and empathetic family leads a constant battle against the violent rigidity of social prejudices. To make their difference understood and accepted by everyone.
Original title: ‘Petite fille’ Direction: Sébastian Lifshitz Cast: Sasha Country: France-Denmark Year: 2020 Genre: Documentary Duration: 85 min. Distributor: Good Films
10 ‘Only the Beasts’ (Dominik Moll) – March 12
Presented at the Venice Film Festival and based on the novel by Colin Niel. The story takes place around the disappearance of a woman, Évelyne Ducat. Whose mystery will break into the lives of five other characters, who were directly or indirectly related to her.
Original title: ‘Seules les bêtes’. Direction: Dominik Moll. Performers: Denis Menochet, Laure Calamy, Damien Bonnard, Nadia Tereszkiewicz, Bastien Bouillon. Country: France. Year: 2019. Genre: Drama. Duration: 117 min. Distributor: Festival Films
11 ‘The Innocents’ (Guillermo Benet) – March 12
The police evict a concert in a social center. During subsequent altercations, the impact of a stone kills an agent. Who threw the stone? Who knows it? Why are they silent? This is the story of people who live knowing the answers. It is the story of his silence, his cowardice, and his guilt.
Original title: ‘Los inocentes’ Direction: Guillermo Benet Cast: Pablo Gómez-Pando, Violeta Orgaz, Pilar Bergés, Raúl de la Torre, Susana Abaitua and Olivia Delcán Country: Spain Year: 2020 Genre: Drama Duration: 100 min. Distributor: El Sur Films
12 The mole agent’ (Maite Alberdi) – March 18
Romulo is a private detective. When a client asks him to investigate the nursing home where his mother lives. Rómulo decides to train Sergio (83 years old). Who has never worked as a detective, to live a season as an undercover agent at home. Already infiltrated, with serious difficulties to assume his role as “mole” and hide his adorable and affectionate personality. He ends up becoming more than a spy, an ally of his close companions.
Original title: ‘The mole agent’ Direction: Maite Alberdi Cast: Sergio Chamy, Rómulo Aitken, Marta Olivares, Berta Ureta, Zoila González, Petronila Abarca, Rubira Olivares Country: Chile Year: 2020 Genre: Documentary Duration: 90 min. Distributor: Bteam Pictures
13 ‘La Gomera’ (Corneliu Porumboiu) – March 18
Cristi, he’s a policeman and a mafia snitch at the same time. From Romania he travels to the island of La Gomera to learn the rubber whistle. In Romania he is under police surveillance. And using the ancient Canarian form of communication. He intends to communicate with the mafia to get Zsolt out of jail. The only one who knows where 30 million euros are hidden.
Original title: ‘The Whistlers’ Direction: Corneliu Porumboiu Cast: Vlad Ivanov, Catrinel Marlon, Rodica Lazar, Antonio Buil, István Teglas, Sabin Tambrea Country: Romania, France, Germany, Sweden Year: 2019 Genre: Thriller Duration: 97 min. Distributor: Surtsey Films
14 ‘Immune’ (Adam Mason) – March 18
Four years have passed since a global pandemic struck the world. When a new and dangerous mutation of the virus appears, the Government orders a new global lockdown. Nico is a delivery man who has developed a rare immunity to the virus, allowing him to continue working. Nico wants to be with his girlfriend Sara. But for this, he must overcome martial law and face dangerous, powerful, and very desperate people.
Original title: ‘Songbird’ Direction: Adam Mason Cast: KJ Apa, Sofia Carson, Demi Moore, Bradley Whitford, Craig Robinson, Jenna Ortega, Paul Walter Hauser Country: United States Year: 2020 Genre: Drama Duration: 90 min. Distributor: Diamond Films
15 ‘The translators’ (Régis Roinsard) – March 18
To prevent leaks in the novel you are about to publish. The publisher of a best seller locks up nine translators. However, the first ten pages come to light.
Original title: ‘Les Traducteurs’ Directed by: Régis Roinsard Cast: Lambert Wilson, Olga Kurylenko, Riccardo Scamarcio, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Eduardo Noriega, Alex Lawther Country: France Year: 2019 Genre: Thriller Duration: 105 min. Distributor: Flins y Pinícula
16 ‘He informs Auschwitz’ (Peter Bebjak) – March 18
It tells the true story of Freddy and Walér, two young Slovak Jews, who in 1942 were deported to Auschwitz. On April 10, 1944, after a year of meticulous planning. They manage to escape in the hope that their testimony about the genocide will help save many lives. As the comrades they have left behind stand brave and firm against the Nazi officers. They embark on a journey back to Slovakia full of dangers and difficulties. Gaunt and injured, they endure numerous obstacles along their way. But none greater than realizing that their tale seems too heartbreaking to be true.
Original title: ‘The Auschwitz Report’ Direction: Peter Bebjak Cast: Noel Czuczor, Peter Ondrejicka, Jan Nedbal, John Hannah Country: Slovakia Year: 2019 Genre: Drama Duration: 94 min.
17 ‘Dardara’ (Marina Lameiro) – March 19
After 25 years of tireless career and at the peak of his career, the rock band Berri Txarrak decides to stop. Before, and as a farewell. They undertake one last tour around the world to thank all those fans who have vibrated with their music during this time.
Original title: ‘Dardara’ Direction: Marina Lameiro Country: Spain Year: 2021 Genre: Documentary Duration: 98 min. Distributor: Nine Letters
18 ‘The Mauritanian’ (Kevin Macdonald) – March 19
Mohamedou Ould Slahi (Tahar Rahim) survives in Guantánamo prison after being detained and imprisoned without charge by the US government for a decade and without a trial. Having lost all hope, Slahi finds allies in defense attorney Nancy Hollander (Jodie Foster) and her associate Teri Duncan (Shailene Woodley). Together they face countless obstacles in a desperate search for justice.
Original title: ‘The Mauritanian’ Direction: Kevin Macdonald Cast: Shailene Woodley, Jodie Foster, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tahar Rahim Country: United Kingdom Year: 2021 Genre: Drama Duration: 129 min. Distributor: Vertigo Films
19 ‘Godzilla VS Kong’ (Adam Wingard) – March 26
These mythical adversaries meet in a titanic combat for all ages, while the fate of the world hangs by a thread. Kong and his protectors embark on a dangerous mission to find their true home, and are accompanied by Jia, a young orphan with whom he has created a very special bond. But suddenly they come across an enraged Godzilla , who leaves in his wake a trail of destruction across the world. The epic clash between the two titans, instigated by unseen forces, is only the beginning of the mystery that lurks deep within the Earth.
Original title: ‘Godzilla VS Kong’ Direction: (Adam Wingard Cast: Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Kyle Chandler, Eiza González, Shun Oguri, Demian Bichir Country: United States Year: 2021 Genre: Science Fiction Duration: 112 min. Distributor: Warner Bros.
20 Nomadland (Chloé Zhao) – March 26
Following the economic collapse of a business in rural Nevada, Fern decides to jump into her van and hit the road as a modern nomad, ready to discover what life is like on the fringes of mainstream society.
Original title: ‘Nomadland’ Direction: Chloé Zao Cast: Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Linda May, Charlene Swankie, Bob Wells, Gay DeForest Country: United States Year: 2020 Genre: Drama Duration: 108 min. Distributor: Disney
21 ‘Monster Hunter’ (Paul WS Anderson) – March 26
Adaptation of the popular video game of the same name about a United Nations military team that falls into a dimension in which men fight against huge monsters.
Original title: ‘Monster Hunter’. Director: Paul WS Anderson. Performers: Milla Jovovich, Tony Jaa, Ron Perlman, TI Country: United States-Canada-South Africa. Year: 2020. Genre: Fantasy Duration: 99 min. Distributor: Sony
22 ‘Tom and Jerry’ (Tim Story) – March 26
Jerry moves into the best hotel in New York on the eve of “the wedding of the century,” forcing the event organizer to hire Tom to finish him off.
Original title: ‘Tom and Jerry’ Direction: Tim Story Cast: Chloë Grace Moretz, Michael Peña, Rob Delaney, Colin Jost, Ken Jeong, Pallavi Sharda, Jordan Bolger Country: United States Year: 2021 Genre: Animation Duration: 101 min. Distributor: Warner Bros.
23 ‘An Optical Effect’ (Juan Cavestany) – March 26
Alfredo and Teresa are a married couple from Burgos who travel to New York with the intention of “disconnecting” and making all the plans that come in the guide. But as soon as they land they begin to perceive signs, subtle and not so much, that they are not really in the city that the agency sold them to. Where are they then?
Original title: ‘An optical effect’ Direction: Juan Cavestany Cast: Carmen Machi, Pepón Nieto, Luis Bermejo, Lucía Juárez Country: Spain Year: 2020 Genre: Comedy Duration: 80 min. Distributor: Filmin
24 ‘Olvido y León’ (Xavier Bermúdez) – March 26
After fifteen years, Olvido has accepted that her problems are not related to her relationship with her twin brother, León, who has Down syndrome. He could abandon him, but he has accepted that what is really happening to him is that he is under the influence of powers that he does not know and that he does not identify well, that weave around him like a spider a prison of personal dissatisfaction.
Original title: ‘Olvido y León’ Direction: Xavier Bermúdez Cast: Marta Larralde, Guillem Jiménez, Monti Castiñeiras, Rosa Álvarez Country : Spain Year: 2020 Genre: Drama Duration: 107 min. Distributor: Xamalú Filmes and Digital Cine Media
25 ‘Nation’ (Margarita Ledo) – March 26
Much has been said about the workers’ struggle, but the specificity that this struggle has for women has rarely appeared in the cinema: the opening to the world that led to their incorporation into work, also in the midst of turbulent times for the manufacturing sector. Through the energetic and charismatic women of the A Pontesa ceramic factory (Galician sisters of the cigar makers of Cádiz and Seville), Margarita Ledo constructs an exciting, combative and poetic story of an unfinished struggle: “a film that deals with what It took us a long time for women to have rights, not only to vote but also to access salaried work and the possibility of being independent. In short, how much it cost us to be a nation ”.
Original title: ‘Nación’ Direction : Margarita Ledo Cast : Nieves Pérez Lusquiños, Manuela Nóvoa Pérez, Ester García Lorenzo, Carmen Portela Lusquiños, Carmen Álvarez Seoane Country : Spain Year : 2020 Genre : Documentary Duration : 92 min.
26 ‘The United States against Billie Holliday’ (Lee Daniels) – March 31
The legendary Billie Holiday, one of the greatest jazz performers of all time, spent most of her career being adored by her fans around the globe. All while the US Federal Department of Narcotics targeted her through a sting operation led by Federal Agent Jimmy Fletcher, with whom Billie had had a tumultuous affair.
Original title: ‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday ‘ Director : Lee Daniels Cast : Andra Day, Trevante Rhodes, Natasha Lyonne, Garrett Hedlund, Rob Morgan, Tone Bell, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Evan Ross Country : United States Year : 2021 Genre : Biographical drama Distributor : Entertainment One
27 ‘Pray for us’ (Evan Spiliotopoulos) – March 31
In the holiest week of the year comes Pray for us , the story of Alice, a young woman with a hearing impairment who, after a supposed visitation of the Virgin Mary, is inexplicably capable of listening, speaking and healing the sick. As word spreads and people from all over the world flock to witness the miracles, a discredited journalist (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), hoping to revive his career, visits the small New England town to investigate. When terrifying events start to happen everywhere, he begins to question whether these phenomena are the work of the Virgin Mary or something much more sinister.
Original title: ‘The Unholy’ Direction : Evan Spiliotopoulos Cast : Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Katie Aselton, William Sadler, Cricket Brown, Diogo Morgado and Cary Elwes Country : United States Year : 2021 Genre : Horror Duration : 99 min. Distributor : Sony Pictures
28 ‘The Horizon’ (Delphine Lehericey) – March 31
Summer 1976. Europe is going through a relentless heat wave and one of the worst droughts in its history. At his parents’ farm, 13-year-old Gus spends his holidays reading comics, helping his father, who has invested all his savings in a modern battery-powered chicken coop, and running free with Mado, the village’s wild boy. But slowly around her, her familiar and reassuring universe begins to crack under the heat … Her mother, always in a tender and kind presence, begins to drift away, spending more and more time with the hypnotizing Cécile, while her father is found alone to fight the ravages of drought. Witnessing the destruction of his nuclear family, traditional agriculture and patriarchy, Gus has to grow up fast and leave behind the innocence of his childhood …
Original title: ‘Le milieu de l’horizon’ Direction : Delphine Lehericey Cast : Laetitia Casta, Clémence Poésy, Thibaut Evrard and Luc Bruchez Country : Switzerland Year : 2019 Genre : Drama Duration : 90 min. Distributor : Elamedia
29 Digimon Adventure. Last Evolution Kizuna ‘(Tomohisa Taguchi) – March 31
It has been 10 years since Tai and Agumon met and began their adventure in the digital world. Tai has become a college student while Matt and the others have gone their own ways in life. But a series of incidents around the world brings the chosen children together again to fight the culprit: Eosmon. During the battle, something goes wrong with the evolutions of Agumon and the other Digimons and a shocking truth comes to light … When a chosen child becomes an adult, their Digimon ceases to exist. If he does not fight, Tai will lose his friends, but if he does he will have to say goodbye to a colleague who he thought would always be by his side. What will be the response of the bond between Tai and Agumon in the face of this inevitable fate?
Original title: ‘Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna’ Direction : Tomohisa Taguchi Country : Japan Year : 2020 Genre : Anime Duration : 94 min. Distributor : Selecta Vision
30 ‘This love is from another planet’ (Ángel Diosdado) – March 31
Iván travels to the town of the family of Natalia, his girlfriend, to meet them before marrying her.
Original title: ‘This love is from another planet’ Direction : Ángel Diosdado Cast : Elena Martínez, Kaco Forns, Susana Cruzado, Paul Lapidus, Zamara Rodríguez, Álvaro Pérez, Cachito Noguera Country : Spain Year : 2019 Genre : Comedy Duration : 85 min . Distributor : CineAND
31 ‘The Last Spring’ (Isabel Lamberti) – March 31
The Gabarre-Mendoza family celebrates their grandson’s birthday when a police inspection interrupts the celebration. In La Cañada Real, a shanty town on the outskirts of Madrid, tensions arises between the authorities and residents, as the land has been sold and families are forced to abandon the houses they have built themselves.
Original title: ‘The last spring’ Direction: Isabel Lamberti Cast: David Gabarre Jiménez, Agustina Mendoza Gabarre, Davíd Gabarre Mendoza, Ángelo Gabarre Mendoza, María Duro Rego Country: Spain, Netherlands Year: 2020 Genre: Drama Duration: 77 min. Distributor: El Sur Films
32 Yo girl ’(Natural Arpajou) – March 31
Armonía is a little girl who lives with her parents. They do not fit the traditional definition of family and live in a cabin in southern Argentina without electricity, gas, or running water. They are critical of the capitalist system, the “shit of the city” and the socially established precepts. That is to say , the girl tries to live her childhood calm and happy but at the same time, she doubts, suffers, and feels endless abandonments and needs. His cry for help would seem to be directed into the afterlife or even into outer space.
Original title: ‘Yo nina’ Direction: Natural Arpajou Interpreters: Esteban Lamothe, Andrea Carballo, Huenu Paz Paredes Country: Argentina Year: 2018 Genre: Drama Duration: 88 min. Distributor: Reverso Films
33 ‘Another Round’ (Thomas Vinterberg) – April 9
There is a theory that we should be born with a small amount of alcohol in our blood, and that slight drunkenness opens our minds to the world around us, lessening our problems and increasing our creativity. Encouraged by that theory, Martin and three of his friends, all tired high school teachers, embark on an experiment to maintain a constant level of alcohol poisoning throughout their workday. If Churchill won World War II groggy from alcohol, who knows what a few drinks could do for them and their students?
Original title: ‘Druk’ Direction: Thomas Vinterberg Cast: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Magnus Millang, Lars Ranthe, Susse Wold, Maria Bonnevie Country: Chile Year: 2020 Genre: Drama Duration: 116 min. Distributor: Bteam Pictures
34 A promising young woman ‘(Emerald Fennell) – April 16
Everyone thought Cassie was a very promising young woman … until the day a mysterious event derailed her future. But nothing in Cassie’s life is what it seems: she is a marvel of intelligence, her cunning knows no bounds, and she lives a double nightlife. Suddenly, an encounter will give Cassie a chance to correct what happened in the past in a story that is as moving as it is unexpected.
Original title: ‘Promising Young Woman’ Director: Emerald Fennell Cast: CareyMulligan, Bo Burnham, Laverne Cox, Clancy Brown, Jennifer Coolidge, Alison Brie Country: USA, UK Year: 2020 Genre: Drama Duration: 113 min. Distributor: Universal Pictures
35 Mortal Kombat ‘(Simon McQuoid) – April 16
Cole Young, the MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) fighter, used to getting beat up for money, is unaware of his ancestry, and also doesn’t know why Emperor Shang Tsung of Outworld has sent his greatest warrior, Sub-Zero, a supernatural Cryomancer, to hunt down Cole. Cole fears for the safety of his family and searches for Sonya Blade following the directions of Jax, a Special Forces commander who has the same strange dragon mark that Cole was born with.
On the other hand It is not long before he reaches the temple of Lord Raiden, an Elder God and the protector of Earthrealm, who offers refuge to those who bear the mark. Here, Cole trains with seasoned warriors Liu Kang, Kung Lao, and the rebel mercenary Kano, as he prepares to face Earth’s greatest champions against the enemies of Outworld in a massive battle for the universe. .
We’ll see if Cole’s efforts pay off and he manages to unlock his arcana – that immense power that rises from within his soul – in time to save not only his family but to stop Outworld once and for all.
Original title: ‘Mortal Kombat’ Direction: Simon McQuoid Cast: Lewis Tan, Jessica McNamee, Josh Lawson, and Tadanobu Asano Country: USA Year: 2021 Genre: Action Duration: 110 min. Distributor: Warner Bros.
36 A vet in Burgundy ‘(Julie Manoukian) – April 16
In the heart of Burgundy, Nico, the last veterinarian in the area, fights to save his patients, his clinic and his family. When Michel, his partner and mentor announces his retirement, Nico knows that the worst part is yet to come. “Don’t worry, I’ve found the next generation” Except … the next generation is Alexandra, a bright, misanthropic recent graduate who has no desire to bury herself in the village of her childhood. Will Nico get him to stay?
Original title: ‘Les vétos’ Direction: Julie Manoukian Cast: Clovis Cornillac, Noémi Schmidt, Carole Franck, Matthieu Sampeur, Juliane Lepoureau, Lilou Fogli, Victor Arveiller, Paul Arveiller, Stéphane Rideau, Antoine Chappey, Christian Sinniger Country: France Year: 2019 Genre: Comedy Duration: 92 min. Distributor: Caramel Films
37 ‘Oops 2! Now where’s Noah? ” (Sean McCormack and Toby Genkel) – April 16
Is it the end of the world. A flood so immense and strong as to erase the face of the earth. But, Luckily for Dave and his son Finny, a pair of clumsy Nestrians – animals no one has ever heard of – have managed to sneak into Noah’s Ark with the help of Hazel and her daughter Leah, two Grymps.
When everything seemed to go smoothly … the little ones fell overboard! Now Finny and Leah will have to survive the flood and hungry predators to reach the top of a mountain, while Dave and Hazel must put aside their differences to get the ark to turn around and save their young. This trip is definitely not going to go from strength to strength.
Original title: ‘Ooops! The Adventure Continues ’Direction: Toby Genkel, Sean McCormack Country: Germany Year: 2020 Genre: Animation Duration: 90 min. Distributor: Flins & Piniculas
38 ‘Crock Of Gold: Drinking With Shane MacGowan’ (Julien Temple) – April 16
Immerse yourself in the life of talented and beloved Irish vocalist Shane MacGowan, lead singer and songwriter for The Pogues, an Irish folk music band with a punk spirit. The film features unreleased footage of the band and the MacGowan family, as well as animation by legendary illustrator Ralph Steadman.
Original title: ‘Crock of Gold: A few rounds with Shane MacGowan’ Direction: Julien Temple Country: United Kingdom Year: 2020 Genre: Documentary Duration: 124 min. Distributor: Sherlock Films
39 ‘Detective Conan: The Scarlet Bullet’ (Chika Nagaoka) – April 16
The Olympic games are to be held in Japan, a sporting event held once every four years. During this event, the first vacuum train, capable of reaching 1000km / h, will be brought to light, but during the celebration of this event, a mass kidnapping occurs, leaving Conan alone.
Certainly, Determined to save his friends and his beloved Ran, he asks Akai for help. For some reason, what is happening is reminiscent of an accident that occurred 15 years ago in Boston during the same sporting event, which also involved the FBI. What’s going on? Can Conan find out before the train can cause a catastrophic accident on its opening day?
Original title: ‘Meitantei Conan: Hiiro no Dangan’ Direction: Chika Nagaoka Country: Japan Year: 2021 Genre: Animation Duration: 110 min. Distributor: Alfa Pictures
40 ‘Dawn in Calcutta’ (José María Zavala) – April 16
It offers the intertwined testimonies of six people who continue to risk their lives today in the most remote places of the planet to make Christ known and loved, according to the spirituality of Mother Teresa. Therefore, With a wonderful Original Soundtrack, which even incorporates musical instruments from India, the film will surely impact the hearts of many people, especially those who remain installed in their “comfort zone” ignoring what is happening on the other side of reality. The impact of these stories will be brutal.
Original title: ‘Amanece en Calcutta’ Direction: José María Zavala Country: Spain Year: 2020 Genre: Documentary Duration: 90 min. Distributor: European Dreams Factory
41 ‘Peninsula (Train To Busan 2)’ (Yeon Sang-ho) – April 23
On this occasion, the events take place four years after the events narrated in “Train to Busan”. The virus that unleashed zombie mayhem has spread across the Korean peninsula, and in a post-apocalyptic desert, a group of survivors wanders at night fleeing the undead. It will hit theaters after passing through the Sitges Festival.
Original title: ‘Train To Busan 2: Peninsula’. Director: Yeon Sang-ho. Performers: Lee Re, Kwon Hae-hyo, Kim Min-jae, and Koo Kyo-hwan. Country: South Korea. Year: 2020. Genre: Horror. Duration: 114 min. Distributor: A Contracorriente
42 Mama Maria ’(Jean-Paul Salomé) – April 23
Patience is a wiretapping translator for the Narcotics Squad. The work is hard and poorly paid. During an investigation, he discovers that one of the traffickers he listens to is the son of the dedicated nurse who takes care of his mother. She decides to cover up for him and, with little planning, finds herself with an important stash.
With the help of her new partner, a former police dog, she seizes the opportunity and becomes Mamá María, heading a marijuana sales network thanks to her knowledge of the street and all the information she gets through her work.
Original title: ‘La daronne’ Direction: Jean-Paul Salomé Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Hippolyte Girardot, Liliane Rovère, Farida Ouchani, Youssef Sahraoui Country: France Year: 2020 Genre: Comedy Duration: 106 min. Distributor: Wanda Vision
43 Under the stars of Paris’ (Claus Drexel) – April 23
It tells the story of Christine, a woman who lives on the street, isolated from her family and friends. On a cold winter night, he meets Suli, an 8-year-old Burkinabe boy who is sobbing in front of his shelter: he does not speak French, he is lost and far from his mother. Circumstantially united by their marginal condition, they embark on the exciting adventure of searching for Suli’s mother in the magical Parisian city.
Original title: ‘Sous les Etoiles de Paris’ Direction: Claus Drexel Cast: Catherine Frot, Dominique Frot, Mahamadou Yaffa Country: France Year: 2020 Genre: Drama Duration: 90 min. Distributor: Adso Films
44 Guardians of the Night ‘(Haruo Sotozaki) – April 23
Tanjiro and his companions join the Pillar of Flames Kyojuro Rengoku to face the demon aboard the Infinity Train heading for despair.After completing training at the Butterfly Mansion, Tanjiro and his companions head on their next mission. , the Infinity Train, where more than 40 people have disappeared in a very short period of time.
Tanjiro and Nezuko, accompanied by Zenitsu and Inosuke, join one of the most powerful swordsmen among the members of the Demon Slayer Corps, the current Pillar of Flames Kyojuro Rengoku, with the purpose of facing the demon aboard the Infinity Train. . What they do not know is that they are entering a deadly trap set by Enmu, the Demon of Sleep and one of the 12 Demonic Moons, on a train bound for despair …
Original title: ‘Kimetsu no Yaiba: Mugen Ressha-Hen’ Direction: Haruo Sotozaki Country: Japan Year: 2020 Genre: Anime Duration: 117 min. Distributor: Selecta Vision
45 Zerø’ (Iñaki Sánchez Arrieta) – April 23
A man and a woman wake up in a strange, deserted and unknown place, not knowing who they are and why they are there. After that, As the days go by, and as they try to get out of that inhospitable place, they begin to remember some things that they might rather not know. Perhaps the answers to everything are Ismael, a man who controls them from a distance, without being seen.
Original title: ‘Zerø’ Direction : Iñaki Sánchez Arrieta Cast : Nuria Herrero, Juan Blanco, Cristina Perales Country : Spain Year : 2020 Genre : Thriller Duration : 94 min. Distributor : Begin Again Films
46 Wildland’ (Jeanette Nordahl) – April 23
After the tragic death of her mother in a car accident, young Ida moves to live with her Aunt Bodil and her three older cousins. She has found a haven of protection and warmth where she is loved and respected. But Ida will soon discover that violence, crime, and cruelty are not alien to her family at all.
Original title: ‘Kød & Blod’ Direction : Jeanette Nordahl Cast : Sidse Babett Knudsen, Sandra Guldberg Kampp, Joachim Fjelstrup, Elliott Crosset Hove, Besir Zeciri, Carla Philip Røder Country : Denmark Year : 2020 Genre : Thriller Duration : 88 min. Distributor : Filmin
47 Chaos Walking’ (Doug Liman) – April 30
In the not too distant future, Todd Hewitt ( Tom Holland ) meets Viola ( Daisy Ridley ), an enigmatic girl who has crashed on his planet, where all the women have disappeared and the men are affected by “the noise” – a force that exhibits all his thoughts. However, In such a dangerous environment, Viola’s life is threatened and by promising to protect her, Todd must discover his own inner strength and reveal the dark secrets of the planet.
Original title: ‘Chaos Walking’ Direction : Doug Liman Cast : Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley, Nick Jonas, Mads Mikkelsen, Cynthia Erivo Country : United States Year : 2021 Genre : Science fiction Duration : 109 min. Distributor : Entertainment One
48 ‘The Minamata Photographer’ (Andrew Levitas) – April 30
New York, 1971. After his celebrated days as one of the most revered photojournalists of World War II, W. Eugene Smith feels disconnected from society and from his career. Life magazine sends him to the Japanese coastal city of Minamata, whose population has been devastated by mercury poisoning, the result of decades of industrial neglect.
Above all, There Smith immerses himself in the community and recovers the illusion for his profession and with his camera he captures the images that will go around the world.
Original title: ‘Minamata’ Direction : Andrew Levitas Cast : Johnny Depp, Bill Nighy, Hiroyuki Sanada, Tadanobu Asano, Katherine Jenkins, Jun Kunimura Country : United Kingdom Year : 2020 Genre : Biopic Duration : 115 min. Distributor : A Contracorriente Films
49 ‘Chronicle of a storm’ (Mariana Barassi) – April 30
Maca and Vargas, two journalists with totally opposite methods, compete for the management position of a major newspaper. Certainly, A stormy night will change their lives forever.
Original title: ‘Chronicle of a storm’. Direction : Mariana Barassi. Interpreters : Clara Lago, Ernesto Alterio, Quique Fernández. Country : Spain. Year : 2020. Genre : Drama. Duration : 85 min. Distributor : Syldavia Cinema
50 ‘Nobody’ (Ilya Naishuller) – April 30
Hutch Mansell is a father of a family who endures with resignation and without defending the blows of life. A nobody. One night, when two thieves break into his house, Hutch decides not to act and does not try to defend himself or his family, convinced that only in this way will he avoid an escalation of violence. After the attack, his teenage daughter Blake makes no secret of her disappointment, and his wife Becca wanders even further away.
Original title: ‘Nobody’ Direction : Ilya Naishuller Cast : Bob Odenkirk, Aleksey Serebryakov, Connie Nielsen, Christopher Lloyd, Michael Ironside, Colin Salmon Country : United States Year : 2021 Genre : Thriller Duration : 92 min. Distributor : Universal
51 Yalda, the night of forgiveness’ (Massoud Bakhshi) – April 30
Maryam accidentally kills her husband Nasser and is sentenced to death. The only person who can save her is Mona, Nasser’s daughter. All Mona has to do is appear on a popular live TV show and forgive Maryam. But forgiving can be especially difficult as you try to relive the past.
Original title: ‘Yalda, la nuit du pardon’ Direction : Massoud Bakhshi Cast : Sadaf Asgari, Zakieh Behbahani, Arman Darvish, Forough Ghajabagli, Fereshteh Hosseini, Behnaz Jaffari Country : France, Iran Year : 2019 Genre : Drama Duration : 89 min. Distributor : Avalon
52 Earwig and the Witch’ (Goro Miyazaki) – April 30
Earwig, a 10-year-old girl, has the ability to manipulate others so that everyone does what she wants. An orphan since baby, she leads a pleasant and very happy life in a children’s home where everyone caters to their whims. Subsequently, One fine day, a strange-looking man and woman adopt her. “My name is Bella Yaga. I’m a witch, ”her new stepmother tells Earwig. “I have brought you to my house because I want you to be my assistant.”
However, For his part, the strange man only shows up for lunch. He is always in a bad mood and has a habit of saying “Don’t bother me.” For the first time in his life, Earwig will meet people who do not give in to his wishes. You will experience a series of adventures and situations that will make you discover the enormous potential that you have always kept inside.
Original title: ‘Âya to majo’ Direction : Goro Miyazaki Country : Japan Year : 2020 Genre : Animation Duration : 82 min. Distributor : Vertigo Films
53 Charulata. The Lonely Wife ‘(Satyajit Ray) – April 30
At the end of the 19th century, when India was still an English colony, Charu, a Bengali high society woman who leads an idle life, is married to Bhupati. He, who has inherited a fortune, uses his money to publish a political newspaper and is proud of not having been carried away by comfort and laziness.
Original title: ‘Charulata (The Lonely Wife)’ Direction : Satyajit Ray Cast : Madhabi Mukherjee, Soumitra Chatterjee, Shailen Mukherjee, Shyamal Ghoshal, Gitali Roy Country : India Year : 1964 Genre : Drama Duration : 124 min. Distributor : A Contracorriente Fil
54 ‘The forgetfulness that we will be’ (Fernando Trueba) – May 7
It tells the story of Héctor Abad Gómez, a prominent doctor and human rights activist in the polarized and violent Medellín of the 70s. The story tells the life of the doctor, a father of a family concerned both for his children and for the children of lower classes. favored. The Abad family breathes the vitality and creativity characteristic of education based on tolerance and love.
Original title: ‘The forgetfulness that we will be’ Direction : Fernando Trueba Cast : Javier Cámara, Aída Morales, Patricia Tamayo, Juan Pablo Urrego, Sebastián Giraldo, Whit Stillman Country : Colombia Year : 2020. Genre : Drama Duration : 136 min. Distributor : Bteam Pictures
55 ‘Children of the Sun’ (Majid Majidi) – May 14
Ali, a 12-year-old boy, and his three friends work to survive and help their families by doing small jobs in a garage and committing petty crimes for quick cash. In a miraculous turn of events, Ali is tasked with finding a hidden treasure underground. After that, he recruits his friends, but before starting the mission, they must join the School of the Sun, a charitable institution that tries to educate homeless children and is located near where the treasure is supposed.
Original title: ‘Khorshid’ Direction : Majid Majidi Cast : Shamila Shirzad, Ali Nassirian, Mohammad Javad Ezzati, Tannaz Tabatabayi, Safar Mohammadi, Ali Ghabeshi Country : Iran Year : 2020. Genre : Drama Duration : 99 min. Distributor : Caramel Films
56 ‘The Spy’s Wife’ (Kiyoshi Kurosawa) – May 14
‘The Spy’s Wife’ (Kiyoshi Kurosawa) – May 14 1940, Japan. The night before the outbreak of World War II, local merchant Yusaku Fukuhara leaves his wife Satoko at home and travels to Manchuria with his nephew. There he is a casual witness to a barbarous act and decides to take steps to reveal it to the world. After an initial misunderstanding, his wife discovers her husband’s true intentions and decides to protect him unconditionally. Who can be trusted?
Original title: ‘Spy no tsuma’ Direction : Kiyoshi Kurosawa Cast : Yû Aoi, Issei Takahashi, Ryôta Bandô, Chuck Johnson Country : Japan Year : 2020. Genre : Thriller Duration : 115 min. Distributor : Sherlock Films
57 ‘Ghosts’ (Azra Deniz Okyay) – May 14
In Istanbul, on the brink of a nationwide power surge, four characters cross paths in a gentrifying neighborhood for “New Turkey”: a mother whose son is in prison, a young dancer, a feminist artist, and a cunning intermediary. Their stories intertwine during a drug deal, offering a chilling account of contemporary Turkey.
Original title: ‘Hayaletler’ Direction : Azra Deniz Okyay Cast : Dilayda Günes, Beril Kayar, Nalan Kuruçim, Emrah Ozdemir Country : Turkey Year : 2020. Genre : Drama Duration : 90 min. Distributor : With A Pack
58 ‘Sweat’ (Magnus von Horn) – May 21
We follow Sylwia, the Polish Patry Jordan, for three days after the moment when a fissure opens in her pastel-hued fitness fiction: a disjointed confession on Instagram in which she admits how lonely her life is. Therefore, virality has a price.
Original title: ‘Sweat’ Direction : Magnus Von Horn Cast : Magdalena Kolesnik, Julian Swiezewski, Aleksandra Konieczna, Zbigniew Bielawski, Lech Lotocki Country : Poland Year : 2020. Genre : Drama Duration : 100 min. Distributor : Elamedia Estudios
59 The Year of Fury’ (Rafa Russo) – May 28
In the convulsed Montevideo of 1972, as the country fell irrevocably towards the precipice of the dictatorship, DIEGO AND LEONARDO, two scriptwriters of a well-known television comedy program, struggled to maintain their integrity in the face of pressure from their superiors to reduce the tone of their scathing political satires and avoid offending the senior military who are seizing control of the country.
Likewise, on the side of the oppressors, ROJAS, an army lieutenant who has been pressured to torture militants or guerrilla sympathizers from Los Tupamaros, exorcises his demons with SUSANA, a prostitute with whom he finds a kind of emotional refuge from his strong feeling of guilt.
Original title: ‘The year of fury’ Direction : Rafa Russo Cast : Alberto Amman, Joaquín Furriel, Daniel Grao, Maribel Verdú Country : Spain-Uruguay Year : 2020 Genre : Drama Duration : 102 min. Distributor : Filmax
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