Madrid, Aug 5 (EFE) .- The reunion between Liam Neeson and his son in “A Villa in Tuscany” and the news of “The Suicide Squad” are some of the proposals on the movie billboard this weekend. also with proposals from Brazil, Japan, Bulgaria or Finland.
TUSCANY AND RECONCILIATION
Liam Neeson stars in “A Villa in Tuscany”, accompanied by the eldest of his two sons, Micheál Richardson. A London bohemian artist returns to Italy with his son when his wife dies suddenly. The relationship between the two is very distant, but the tragic death forces them to work as a team to sell the house that he has left them as an inheritance. Directed by James D’Arcy, this project became something personal for the actors because of the similarity of the story with the death of Natasha Richardson, the mother of the family, who passed away in 2009 after a ski accident.
THE NEW SQUAD
Based on the comics created by John Ostrander for DC Comics and directed and written by James Gunn, “Suicide Squad” is a standalone reboot and sequel to “Suicide Squad” (2016), as well as the 10th film in the DC Extended Universe. (DCEU). With a cast headed by Margot Robbie, Viola Davis, Joel Kinnaman, the film tells the story of a team of anti-heroes, made up of a group of imprisoned villains who decide to take high-risk missions in exchange for commuting part of their sentences.
Part two of the 2018 Oscar-nominated blockbuster. In “The Boss Baby: Family Business” the Templeton brothers – Tim and their little brother Ted – are grown up, but have grown apart over time. Tim is now a happily married family man and Ted, on the other hand, is the CEO of a mutual fund. But that distance between the two ends when a new boss baby with an innovative approach and an overwhelming attitude brings them together again, inspiring a new family business.
A PORTRAIT OF BRAZIL
From Brazil comes “Tres veranos”, a dramatic comedy directed by Sandra Kogut that tells the story of Edgar and Marta who, every December, between Christmas and New Years, organize a family celebration in their luxurious summer house next to the beach. In 2015 everything seems to be fine, despite some tense phone calls. In 2016 the annual party is suddenly canceled and in 2017 their lives are turned upside down. Through the gaze of an employee and a forgotten elderly father, both victims of the neoliberal nightmare, we see a portrait of contemporary Brazil just before 2018.
THE LONDON OF BREXIT
Directed by the Bulgarians Vesela Kazakova and Mina Mileva, “Little Miracles on Peckham St.” tells the story of Irina, a single mother of Bulgarian origin who comes to London from Brexit to try to work as an architect. Tired of the situation generated in the poorest neighborhoods due to gentrification and high rent prices, she tries to mobilize her community of neighbors to reject the system together. However, they live on subsidies but do not join Irina’s cause.
MATERNITY AND BLACKMARK
Directed and written by Naomi Kawase, “True Mothers” comes from Japan. Satoko and Kiyokazu are a young couple who decide to adopt a baby after a long and painful experience in fertility treatments. Six years later, they receive a threatening phone call from a woman named Hikari, who claims to be the boy’s biological mother and is willing to extort a large amount of money from them.
IT’S NEVER TOO LATE
From Finland comes “Iron Ladies”, directed by Pamela Tola. After hitting her husband with a frying pan over the head and attempting to bury him in the garden, 75-year-old Inkeri realizes that she may spend the rest of her life in prison and sets off on a last crazed trip across Finland with his sisters Sylvi and Raili. With the reunions of the past, the dances until dawn and the handsome hitchhikers discover that it is never too late to live life.
A VERY “LIVE” MUSICAL
From Havana to Miami, the animated musical “Vivo” from Netflix and Sony Pictures Animation pays tribute to the exuberance and richness of Latin rhythms with Lin-Manuel Miranda starring in both the dubbing and the soundtrack. Under the direction of Kirk DeMicco and Brandon Jeffords, “Vivo” lands on the digital platform this Friday with a brilliant cast of voices that, in addition to Lin-Manuel Miranda, includes Gloria Estefan and Zoe Saldaña. EFE
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