Marisa Montiel |
Madrid (EFE).- The Spanish billboard receives the long-awaited return of the director of the acclaimed “La La Land”, Damien Chazelle, with another review of American cinema, this time, the one starring stars who crossed the silent film barrier in the 20s, with Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie defending the monumental «Babylon».
And also the return of the acclaimed Park Chan-wook, director of “La doncella” (2016), with “Decision to Leave”, a feature film that earned him the title of best director at the last Cannes Film Festival, in addition to the Spanish documentary “Jorge, a Journey of Coque Malla», written, directed and produced by Lasdelcine, María José and Cristina, Martín about the vital vicissitudes of the singer of Los Ronaldos.
Brad Pitt, the ‘Douglas Fairbanks’ of the 2000s in “Babylon”
Set in Los Angeles during the 1920s, “Babylon” tells a story of ambition and inordinate excess that traces the rise and fall of multiple characters during a time of rampant decadence and depravity in the dawn of Hollywood.
Damien Chazelle, author of films such as “La la Land” (2016) or “Whiplash” (2014) turns Margot Robbie into the new Joan Crawford and Brad Pitt into a 2000s Douglas Fairbanks, in “Babylon”, without forgetting a remarkable Diego Calva (“Narcos: Mexico”), accompanied by Tobey Maguire, Li Jun Li and Olivia Wilde, among others.
Love, suspicion and abandonment in “Decision to Leave”
Park Chan-wook, absent from theaters since 2016, presents his award-winning “Decision to Leave” in Spain, the story of Hae-Joon, a veteran detective, who investigates the suspicious death of a man on top of a mountain.
Soon, he will begin to suspect Sore, the deceased’s wife, for whom he feels an excessive attraction. Cinema for an audience avid for strong sensations, according to the Korean director himself, “Decision to Leave” is an x-ray of modern society disguised as a romantic thriller, where love, suspicion and abandonment are interconnected.
The Catalan Santi Trullenque debuts with a story of Nazis
Starring Greta Fernández, winner of the Golden Shell for her debut in “La hija de un ladrón” (2019), Roger Casamajor and Pedro Casablanc “The cold that burns” is a Nazi story that takes place in the winter of 1943, in the Pyrenees.
Sara (Fernández) and Antoni (Casamajor) live in a small town in Andorra, where every day they receive news of the Second World War. One day, a friend comes to their house to ask them to hide some Jews; But life gets complicated for them when a group of Nazis arrives in their city in search of the persecuted.
“An inheritance of death”, last wills to die of laughter
British director Dean Craig directs Toni Collette, Anna Faris, Kathleen Turner and David Duchovny in this sitcom in which impoverished sisters Macey (Collette) and Savanna (Faris) come up with an idea to get out of poverty : win over his wealthy Aunt Hilda (Turner), who is terminally ill.
But they won’t be the only ones in the family wanting to become heirs to this controlling and cantankerous matriarch.
The documentary “Jorge” reveals who Coque Malla is
The documentary “Jorge”, subtitled “A Coque Malla Journey” is the way in which Lasdelcine, Cristina and María José Martín Barcelona define the vicissitudes of the Ronaldos singer who, after the dissolution of the group while still a boy, had to reinvent himself as a singular singer-songwriter and artist.
With testimonies from Malla himself, who is accompanied by artists such as Leyva, Iván Ferreiro, Ray Loriga, Ariel Rot, Leonor Watling, Dani Martín and Alberto San Juan, the documentary follows Jorge Malla, since he was 16 years old, accompanied by his parents , signed a contract with a multinational to record an album with his group, Los Ronaldos.
JD Alcázar debuts with “8 Years”, a homosexual love story
JD Alcázar makes his feature film debut with “8 Years”, a homosexual love story starring Carlos Mestanza and Miguel Diosdado, José and David, respectively, which begins months after a breakup after many years of relationship.
Although they haven’t seen each other for months, they decide to meet again on the island of La Palma, the place where they first met.
“The amazing Mauricio”, a cat capable of anything
The British Toby Genkel and Florian Westermann make this cartoon film, “The Amazing Mauritius” based on the novel of the same title by Terry Pratchett, where Maurice, a stray cat, seeks an ally to give the perfect scam and earn a lot of money.
«Detective Knight: Redención», second installment for Bruce Willis
Edward Drake directs Bruce Willis in a new installment of the Detective Knight saga, “Redemption,” which follows “No Mercy” and anticipates “Independence.”
In this second film, Detective James Knight finds himself in the middle of an escape led by The Christmas Bomber, a brutal fanatic whose Santa Claus disciples are terrorizing the city.
Alain Guiraudie premieres on Filmin “An anonymous hero”
“An anonymous hero”, the new film by the director of “The Stranger of the Lake”, Alain Guiraudie, premieres this Friday exclusively on Filmin.
The film is set in the French city of Clermont-Ferrand, where a computer programmer becomes intimate with a prostitute older than him, just on the same night that a terrorist attack causes chaos in the region.