October 19: Premieres of the week in Filmin

October 19: Premieres of the week in Filmin

A new installment of the detective literary icon interpreted by Rowan Atkinson , a road movie full of musicality and humor in the last film by the acclaimed David Trueba and José Sacristán starring in the debut feature of Pau Durà. All this and much more in our premieres of the week.


MAIGRET

Why watch it?

Rowan Atkinson, the famous Mr. Bean, radically changes the record to play detective Jules Maigret, literary icon born of the imagination of Georges Simenon who has sold more than 600 million books worldwide, in this delightful production of ITV.

What is it?

In “Maigret tends a trap”, Jules must hunt, under enormous social pressure, a serial killer that has ended the lives of five women.
In “Maigret and his dead”, the detective receives a call from a terrified man who says that someone wants to kill him. A few hours later, the body appears without life of this man and, feeling guilty for not paying attention to him, Maigret decides to look for the murderer.


ADRIFT

Why watch it?

The director of “Everest” adapts this real story about a couple of young people who were surprised at sea by one of the biggest storms ever recorded.

What is it?

Tami and Richard meet after a fortuitous encounter and decide to cross the ocean on a sailboat, but in the middle of their trip they are surprised by the most catastrophic hurricane in history. Closer than ever, they will have to survive one of the toughest challenges of their lives.

 


FORMENTERA LADY

Why watch it?

The always superlative José Sacristán plays an old hippie who must take care of his grandson in the directorial debut of actor Pau Durà.

What is it?

Samuel arrived at the Formentera hippie of the 70s and there he continues. Live without light and play the banjo in a joint. One day he receives the visit, after many years, of his daughter Anna and his grandson Marc. Anna, unemployed for a long time, says he has had to accept a job in France and is forced to leave his son on the island with Samuel.

 


AN OPEN RELATIONSHIP

Why watch it?

A subversive, feminist and romantic comedy starring Rebecca Hall and Dan Stevens that will embark on an unexpected romantic journey.

What is it?

Anna and Will are everything for each other: the first kiss, the first love, their first and only relationship. When your best friend suggests to Anna that she should go out with someone else before spending the rest of her life with just one man, it is the beginning of an unexpected romantic journey.

 


THE BERLIN PASTRY

Why watch it?

With great sensitivity the director Ofir Raul Graizer delights the audience with an intense romantic drama, a love between two men that is interrupted by the unexpected course of life.

What is it?

Thomas, a talented pastry chef from Berlin, has an affair with Oren, a young Israeli who frequently visits the city on business. When Oren dies in a traffic accident in Israel, Thomas travels to Jerusalem in search of answers. Under a false identity, it sneaks into the life of Anat, the widow of her lover, who runs a small kosher coffee shop in the center of the city. Thomas begins to work for her making cakes and other sweets that return the boring local life, but soon he will be involved in the life of Anat in a very different way than expected, so, to protect the truth, he will have to lengthen the lie to a point of no return.

 


ALMOST 40

Why watch it?

The director of “The Good Life”, “Soldiers of Salamis” and “Living is easy with closed eyes” brings us this road movie soaked in songs and a particular humor. A bright van trip through the interior of Spain, accompanying two old friends who are torn between their desires, ambitions and frustrated expectations.

What is it?

A modest concert tour reunites two young friends. She, successful singer, already retired from the scene. He, who survives as a seller of cosmetic products, intends to relaunch the musical career of his adolescent love.

 

BLESSED IGNORANCE

Why watch it?

To what extent has the Internet changed the way we live? Massimiliano Bruno tackles this question in a funny and crazy comedy with two teachers who exchange their lifestyles for a curious experiment.

What is it?

Ernesto and Filippo, two secondary school teachers, can not be more different: Filippo is a cheerful, liberal and seductive man who spends his days on social networks. On the other hand, Ernesto is a cultured man, plated to the old one who does not have a computer. Probably the last person who still has a first generation mobile phone and their teaching methods are very traditional. They are friends since childhood, but a fight and a pending sentimental issue keeps them away, until fate intervenes and they are teaching in the same school. Their opposing views inevitably lead to a new shock.

 


SON OF ANOTHER MOTHER

Why watch it?

Conflicts such as World War II can show the cruelest side of the human being, but also its most amiable part, as happens with the protagonist of this maternal film.

What is it?

Based on real events, tells the story of Louisa Gould in World War II, during the Nazi occupation of the island of Jersey. Louisa welcomes a Russian soldier who was a prisoner of war and has escaped; it hides and protects it. Louisa will have to fight to preserve the humanity of her family and take care of the Russian soldier as if she were his son.

 


MY NAZI LEGACY

Why watch it?

The masterpiece about the children of Nazis that inspired one of the most important books of the last decade, “Calle Este Oeste” by Philippe Sands.

What is it?

Three men travel together in Europe. For two of them it involves a confrontation with the acts of their parents, former Nazi officials. For the third, the writer and defender of human rights Philippe Sands, means visiting places where members of his own Jewish family were destroyed by the parents of their fellow travelers. It is the emotional and psychological exploration of three men in struggle with their past, the present of Europe and the different versions of the truth.

 

DOGS

Why watch it?

Winner of the Horizontes Latinos section of the San Sebastian Festival, the second fiction feature of the Chilean Marcela Saïd is a forceful exercise in historical memory.

What is it?

Mariana, 42, is a woman belonging to the Chilean bourgeoisie who takes riding lessons with Juan, 60, a former army colonel. One day, they arrive looking for the Colonel for his participation in crimes during the dictatorship.

 


THE FERRYMAN

Why watch it?

Narrated by Marina Abramovic, with the sound composition of Ryuchi Sakamoto, “The Ferryman” is a fascinating, reflective and unique journey across the borders of the worlds.

What is it?

A cinematographic and choreographic exploration of animistic rituals, roots, dance and sculpture, and their relevance today. Through the journey of a half-stag character, half-hunter, the film is a metaphoric, poetic and visceral ascent of six steps to a mountain, considered the place of birth and death. Filmed in stunning landscapes of volcanic islands such as Bali, Japan and Scotland, as well as in the Louvre museum, the ancestral and complex relationship of men and nature, often seen as a gateway between the visible and invisible worlds, portrayed here through a series of striking ceremonies (trance rituals, cremations and sacrifices in Bali, mountain worship in Japan) and moments of contemporary live dance.

 

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