October 12: Premieres of the week on Filmin

October 12: Premieres of the week on Filmin

Only a few premieres of the week in Filmin could join so apparently disparate names as Michael Sandel , Robert Mapplethorne or youtuber Wismichu . In one of the most eclectic premieres we’ve had in a long time, from the last sensation of horror movies, Hereditary” , to documentary masterpieces such as “A Fabrica de Nada” , a musical worker who has triumphed in half-world festivals. And if even with this is little the special channels of the Festival of Sitges or Curtocircuito You can finish making a bridge that, with us, will be short.

HEREDITARY

Why watch it?

The horror movie of the year. A disturbing exploration of fear and family relationships through a terrifying atmosphere that takes numerous influences of horror classics such as “The seed of the devil” or “The exorcist”

What is it?

When Ellen, the matriarch of the Graham family, dies, her family begins to discover strange and increasingly frightening secrets about their ancestors. The more they discover, the more they will have to face the sinister fate they seem to have inherited.

THE NUMBER ONE

Why watch it?

The winner of César plays an executive capable of overcoming obstacles in a world of men.

What is it?

Thanks to his efforts, Emmanuelle Blachey, a brilliant and determined engineer, has reached the top of the board of directors of Trident, the leading energy company in France. She has been married to a good and attentive man for 20 years and is the mother of 2 children, so Emmanuelle’s life seems almost perfect. One day, a powerful and influential women’s network offers to help you become president of a CAC 40 company. But to be on top, you’ll have to risk everything! In a world of men, the obstacles accumulate in the professional and personal life of Emmanuelle.

IN TRANSIT

Why watch it?

A suggestive romantic thriller debtor to the cinema of Douglas Sirk and Alfred Hitchcock that the director of “Phoenix” portrays the European refugee crisis during World War II.

What is it?

WWII. In Marseille, refugees from all over Europe embark for America, fleeing the Nazi occupation. Among them, the young German Georg, supplants the identity of a dead writer to use his visa, which guarantees refuge in Mexico. In Marseille he falls in love with María, a young woman who desperately seeks the man she loves, without whom she is not willing to leave …

THE 50 ARE THE NEW 30

Why watch it?

An exquisite entertainment where a woman in her fifties rethinks her life.

What is it?

Marie-Francine’s husband finds her too old and at work is a nuisance. At 50, she is forced to return home to her parents, who are still determined to treat her like a child. Given the circumstances, he has no choice but to accept a job in an electronic cigarette store. There she will meet Miguel, who is going through the same situation as her and does not dare to tell her, but the problems have only just begun …

THE FACTORY OF NOTHING

Why watch it?

Awarded at festivals such as Cannes or Seville, Pedro Pinho’s fourth feature is a free, risky and grandiose political film as Godard understood the term. An essential work of almost three hours in which drama, documentary and musical have a place.

What is it?

One night, a group of workers realize that the administration is stealing machinery and materials from their own factory. When they prepare to organize the team and production, they are forced to do nothing, in retaliation, while the negotiations for their dismissal are underway. The pressure triggers a revolt among the workers, which will affect everything around them.

MAPPLERTHORPE, WHITE AND BLACK

Why watch it?

A portrait of the life and legacy of Sam Wagstaff, collector of photographs, trendsetter and the love of life of Robert Mapplethorpe.

What is it?

told through archival images, photographs and contemporary interviews with those who knew them. Wagstaff was high class, attractive, gay and he reinvented himself after the Second World War as art curator with an extraordinary success. In the 70s he was already a friend of Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith and his mother left him a small fortune that he invested in old photographs. This burned a passion that would lead him to be considered one of the top contributors that turned photography into an art.

WESTERN

Why watch it?

Comradeship, honor, loyalty and empathy are the values ‚Äč‚Äčthat make up the extraordinary Valeska Grisebach film acclaimed by critics and awarded at multiple festivals.

What is it?

A squad of German workers set up camp in a Bulgarian village to build a hydraulic power station. Annoying the uncouth effrontery of its deployment, it offends the efficient sane with which they uproot the landscape, and they aggravate with their masculine sweats to drink the pay and to whistle acute to the step of the girls. The conflict is going to explode …

THE GREAT DEBATE

Why watch it?

An essential series with five master classes on immigration, privacy or digital revolution by Michael Sandel, Princess of Asturias Award 2018.

What is it?

Are healthy societies morally bound to welcome refugees with open arms? Is discrimination always unjustified? Is it logical that Cristiano Ronaldo wins 2000 times more than a primary school teacher? These and other questions are reflected and debated by the participants, an unorthodox group of millennials, in this great debate in which the winner of the Princess of Asturias Award 2018 of the Social Sciences, Michael Sandel, is going to turn his moral convictions upside down.

LOU ANDREAS SALOMÉ

Why watch it?

Biopic of the Russian writer, philosopher and psychoanalyst Lou Andreas-Salomé, one of the most educated women in Europe at the beginning of the 20th century where she worked with Nietzsche and Freud.

What is it?

Lou Andreas-Salomé was born in Saint Petersburg in 1861 in a wealthy family that marks marriage and ignorance as a destiny. Rebelling against that fate, in 1889 he enrolled in the University of Zurich, the only institution that allowed women, and decided that sexual relations are an impediment for women to be considered equal to men. Lou Andreas-Salomé was an exceptional woman, heterodox for the cultural and moral standards of the moment. In her writings we discover a deep vital reflection, about herself, about the condition of women and about human psychology in general.

 

SWEET COUNTRY

Why watch it?

The winner of the Golden Camera of Cannes, Warwick Thornton, returns to his native Australia with a powerfully portrayed drama that exposes the racial division of the country.

What is it?

Sam, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works for a preacher inside the Northern Territory of Australia. When Harry, a bitter war veteran, moves to a nearby ranch, the preacher sends Sam and his family to help Harry rehabilitate his cattle pens. But Sam’s relationship with the cruel and irritable Harry quickly deteriorates and ends with a violent shooting in which Sam kills Harry in self-defense.

SOMETHING JEALOUS

Why watch it?

A comedy in the midst of the crisis of the 50s, full of situations where Nathalie, the winner of César Karin Viard, will experience inexplicable jealousy by the people around her. The leading actress Karin Viard was nominated for this role at the César awards.

What is it?

Nathalie is a pleasant divorced teacher who, in the middle of middle age crisis, begins to feel an exaggerated jealousy of the people around her. Nathalie’s drastic personality change will soon have unexpected consequences for her neighbors, colleagues and friends.

WHAT GUARA AM!

Why watch it?

Amy Schumer, one of the most prominent female voices of the new American comedy, stars in this romantic comedy that triumphed in the United States.

What is it?

An ordinary girl (Amy Schumer), who faces her insecurities every day, awakes from a fall believing that she is suddenly the most beautiful and safest woman on the planet. With this new confidence in herself she feels capable of living her life without complexes or limitations, but what will happen when she realizes that her appearance has not really changed?

MY WORLD

Why watch it?

Based on the bestselling bestseller of former soccer player Daniel Baldi, “Mi Mundial” is the second highest grossing movie in the history of Uruguayan cinema.

What is it?

Fernando Torres “Tito” is a genius with the ball. With only 13 years they offer him a contract with which he could dedicate himself to what he is most passionate about, football, and take his family out of poverty. Little prepared to deal with the pressures of a professional player’s life, he leaves school and moves away from friends and from Florencia, the girl he likes. One step away from consecrating, an unexpected circumstance will force him to face the biggest challenge of his life.

ONE DAY VI 10,000 ELEPHANTS

Why watch it?

A story of fascination for Africa, the past and the memory that was nominated to Gaudí for Best Documentary and awarded at the San Sebastian Festival.

What is it?

Angono Mba, a Guinean octogenarian, recalls from the living room of his house the expedition in which he was the porter for the Madrid-born filmmaker Manuel Hernández Sanjuán and his team (Hermic Films), who took them between 1944 and 1946 to tour the Spanish Guinea documenting life in the colony and looking for a mysterious lake, where according to an African legend, you could see 10,000 elephants together. From the obsession of the Spanish filmmaker to find that lake, the adventures of an expedition through that unknown place and the contradictory feelings of both characters, this story of fascination for Africa, the past and memory emerges.

IT HURTS HUMANITY

Why watch it?

The unresolved crimes of Francoism and the need for a Law of Historical Memory that does justice to the victims are the issues that underlie this necessary documentary.

What is it?

Giving voice and visibility to the victims of Francoism, collecting their testimonies, ending the indifference of a large part of society and restoring their right to memory and justice are the objectives of the documentary project “Lesa humanity”, a documentary about memory historical and universal justice.

THE ESCAPE OF PRISONER 614

Why watch it?

Ron Perlman stars in this western in which two sheriffs who have been fired chase a convict to get their jobs back.

What is it?

Two sheriffs who have been fired chase a convict to get their jobs back. However, the escaped prisoner is not half as dangerous as the law enforcement officer who follows in the footsteps of these two clumsy agents of the law.

SNACK

Why watch it?

The popular youtuber Wismichu debuts in the cinema with this film in which he defends his vegetarianism. Filmin arrives after his highly anticipated premiere at the Sitges Festival 2018.

What is it?

Ismael decided to be a vegetarian a couple of years ago. As a result, many of the everyday situations, such as eating away from home, became extremely complicated. On any given day, looking for a bar in which to eat a sandwich suitable for him, will begin a great adventure full of drama, romance, comedy and action.

THAT DARK OBJECT OF DESIRE

Why watch it?

The last film by Luis Buñuel, in which the ingredients of all his work meet again: decadent bourgeoisie, (des) Christian education, surrealism, eroticism and perversion.

What is it?

During a train trip, from Seville to Madrid, the autumnal gentleman Mathieu tells his fellow passengers about the story of his misfortunes with the dancer Conchita. From her first encounter in Paris, Conchita plays with Mathieu’s obsession, making him go from desire to frustration and love to the most furious hatred.

DEATH UNDER THE SUN

Why watch it?

Guy Hamilton filmed in Mallorca part of this film that adapts the novel “Maldad bajo el sol” by Agatha Christie. Peter Ustinov plays the detective Hercules Poirot.

What is it?

The investigation into a fake diamond leads Detective Hercules Poirot to stay at a hotel where he meets Arlena, an actress with a tumultuous past that other guests seem to hate.

DEATH IN THE NILE

Why watch it?

Detective Hercules Poirot, played by Peter Ustinov, travels to Egypt in the film adaptation of the homonymous novel by Agatha Christie. Winner of an Oscar.

What is it?

On board a luxurious riverboat, the Karnak, ten people come together who are involved in the mysterious murder of a wealthy American heiress. While ascending the calm waters of the Nile, Hercules Poirot takes charge of the investigation and little by little goes unraveling the enigmatic crime.

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