What To Watch In Spring: 18 Movies Not To Be Missed

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What To Watch In Spring: 18 Movies Not To Be Missed
What To Watch In Spring: 18 Movies Not To Be Missed
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A new rental season has begun: In addition to the Book and Potato Peel Pie Lovers Club, which has been postponed more than once, we will be showing Dumbo, Harmony Corin's new film The Beach Bum with McConaughey, Jordan Peel's horror We, and the long-awaited reboot of Stephen's film adaptation King's Pet Cemetery. But most of all this season will be drama, we talk about the main ones - from "The Comedian" Idov to "So Charlie Said" with Matt Smith as Manson.




Directorial debut of the acclaimed "Summer" screenwriter Mikhail Idov, co-written with screenwriter Lilya Idova. More relevant than ever (despite 1984 as the time of action) a statement on the relationship between power and creative people, told through the story of the pop humorist Boris Arkadiev, performed by Alexei Agranovich. As a bonus - the eponymous track Face on the end credits.

FOR RENT: from March 1

PRODUCER: Mikhail Idov

CAST: Alexey Agranovich, Yuri Kolokolnikov, Alisa Khazanova, Pavel Ilyin, Artyom Volobuev, Polina Aug, Semyon Steinberg

Vox suite

Vox Lux

In 1999, Celeste miraculously survives a school shooting by her classmate. At the memorial service, she sings a song written under the impression of the tragedy, and the next morning she wakes up as a celebrity. Natalie Portman plays the already matured Celeste as a world famous pop star, whose career is rapidly going downhill. The disappointing 21st Century Portrait, according to director Brady Corbett, is about the "splendor of evil" when people are "rewarded with attention for doing bad things."

FOR RENT: from 7 March

PRODUCER: Brady Corbet

CAST: Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Stacy Martin, Jennifer Ehle, Raffy Cassidy, Christopher Abbott, Logan Bruner

Private war

A private war

The film is based on the biography of the fearless Mary Colvin, a war correspondent who worked for the British Sunday Times from 1985 until her death. Rosamund Pike played the role of a journalist who lost her eye from a grenade burst, but stubbornly continues to do her job. Together with war photographer Paul Conroy (Jamie Dornan), she embarks on the most dangerous mission of her life in the besieged Syrian city of Homs. Debut of documentary filmmaker and Oscar nominee Matt Heineman.

FOR RENT: from 7 March

PRODUCER: Matt Heineman

CAST: Rosamund Pike, Jamie Dornan, Stanley Tucci, Tom Hollander, Greg Wise, Alexandra Moen, Faye Marsay

Time of retribution


Another clear proof that Nicole Kidman is one of the greatest actresses of our time. In the new film, Karin Kusama (Jennifer's Body), she plays a grown-up LAPD detective. At the very beginning of her career, the heroine found herself at the epicenter of a special operation, which unexpectedly did not go according to plan and led to tragic results. Now the past again bursts into her life, to finally put everything in its place.

FOR RENT: from March 14

PRODUCER: Karin Kusama

CAST: Nicole Kidman, Toby Kebbell, Tatiana Maslani, Sebastian Stan, Scoot McNairy, Bradley Whitford, Toby Huss

Mid 90s


One of the most highly anticipated films of this year is the directorial debut of Jonah Hill, formerly known primarily as "the funny guy" from Superbad and Macho and Nerd. Now he is slowly moving away from his comedic role and is making a film himself about what interests him: growing up, skateboarding and hip-hop. Rookie Sunny Suljik in a movie inspired by Larry Clark's Kids, with the most nostalgic soundtrack ever.

FOR RENT: from March 14

PRODUCER: Jonah Hill

CAST: Sunny Suljik, Katherine Waterston, Lucas Hedges, Na-kel Smith, Olen Prenatt, Gio Galicia, Ryder McLaughlin

Erased personality

Boy erased

The second film by actor and director Joel Edgerton tells the real story of Garrard Conley. The son of a Baptist priest living in the American hinterland, while still a teenager, realizes his homosexuality and, at the age of nineteen, takes heart and comes out in front of his parents. In response, he receives an ultimatum: either to undergo "corrective therapy", or to be expelled forever.

FOR RENT: from March 21

PRODUCER: Joel Edgerton

CAST: Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Madeline Cline, Xavier Dolan, Joel Edgerton, Troy Sivan

In the arms of lies


Young and naive Francis (Chloe Grace Moretz), like many others trying to snatch her place in New York, without a second thought returns the bag forgotten in the subway to the owner. It turns out to be a widowed eccentric piano teacher Greta (Isabelle Huppert). The women make friends, but soon Francis discovers that Greta's life turns out to be a hoax.

FOR RENT: from March 21

PRODUCER: Neil Jordan

CAST: Isabelle Huppert, Chloe Grace Moretz, Mike Monroe, Jane Perry, Jeff Hillier, Parker Sawyers, Brandon Lee Sears

High society

High life

Monte (Robert Pattinson) and his little daughter are the last survivors of a dangerous spacecraft trip outside the solar system. The criminals who flew with them, sentenced to life imprisonment, mysteriously disappear. In order to be saved, father and daughter will have to support each other as the ship rushes straight into the black hole. Claire Denis's gripping film about love and intimacy, filled with harrowing memories of a lost Earth.

FOR RENT: from April 11

PRODUCER: Claire Denis

CAST: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche, Andre Benjamin, Mia Goth, Lars Eidinger, Agatha Buzek, Claire Tran



A screen adaptation of Anna Todd's bestselling novel, which began as a fanfic about the group One Direction and gained popularity after being published on Wattpad. A diligent student, obedient daughter and loyal girlfriend Tessa (Josephine Langford) starts college and meets the mysterious and apparently not so positive Hardin Scott (Hiro Fiennes-Tiffin). An attractive bully from a wealthy family makes Tessa change her outlook on life - the most guilty pleasure of spring.

FOR RENT: from April 11

PRODUCER: Jenny Gage

CAST: Josephine Langford, Hiro Fiennes-Tiffin, Peter Gallagher, Selma Blair, Jennifer Beals, Meadow Williams, Samuel Larsen

Code "Red"

Red joan

After retiring, Joan Stanley (Judy Dench) lives quietly in a picturesque English village until her measured existence is not disturbed by the British MI5 security service. It turns out that she is one of the most influential spies of our time. Inspired by a true story, Code Red explores the sacrifice of an individual woman in the face of circumstances and the consequences of such a decision.

FOR RENT: from April 18

PRODUCER: Trevor Nunn

CAST: Judi Dench, Sophie Cookson, Stephen Campbell Moore, Tom Hughes, Alfie Allen, Kim Allen, Stephen Boxer

By the will of God

Grâce a Dieu

Winner of the Silver Bear, the new film by François Ozon is already called the French "In the Spotlight". As a child, Alexander - now an accomplished family man - was the victim of sexual abuse by a priest named Preyon. Learning about other victims, Alexander files a class action lawsuit to protect other children from abuse and try to cope with the trauma. The real story of the process taking place in our time, about which Ozone first thought to make a documentary, but as a result he made a fictional one.

FOR RENT: from April 18

PRODUCER: Francois Ozon

CAST: Melville Poupot, Denis Menoche, Swann Orlo, Eric Caravaca, Francois Martore, Bernard Verlet, Josian Balasco



As uncomfortable as it is compelling, a drama about national identity triumphantly took the top prize at the last Berlin Film Festival.Yoav, a 27-year-old Israeli traveler, arrives in rainy Paris and settles into an abandoned unfurnished apartment. While he is taking a bath, his belongings disappear, and in frustrated feelings he plunges into the bath again to meet death. But his plans are not destined to come true - an Israeli is found by a wealthy couple of intellectuals who live on the floor below, and this meeting radically changes the hero's life.

FOR RENT: from April 25

PRODUCER: Nadav Lapid

CAST: Tom Mercier, Quentin Dolmer, Louise Chevillot, Uriah Haik, Olivier Lusto, Yehuda Almagor, Gaia von Schwarze

One meter apart

Five feet apart

Another teenage love drama this spring. Like any other seventeen-year-old teenager, Stella Grant (Hayley Lou Richardson) keeps her laptop on and loves her best friends. But she has to spend all her time in the hospital because of cystic fibrosis. There she also meets Will Newman (Cole Sprouse), another patient with the same illness. Feelings instantly arise between them, but there is one important point - Stella and Will should always be at a safe distance from each other.

FOR RENT: from May 1st

PRODUCER: Justin Baldoni

CAST: Hayley Lou Richardson, Cole Sprouse, Claire Forlani, Moises Arias, Parminder K. Nagra, Emily Baldoni, Ivy Dubreuil

Once in Stockholm


Dramedi on the appearance of the term "Stockholm Syndrome", which came into circulation after the seizure of a Swedish bank in 1973, during which the hostages defended an armed robber. One of the victims is Bianca (Noomi Rapace), a married mother of two. Due to the constantly changing tactics of the robber (Ethan Hawke) - he sometimes threatens the hostages, then surrounds them with comfort - the woman begins to believe that she has feelings for him.

FOR RENT: from May 9

PRODUCER: Robert Boudreau

CAST: Noomi Rapace, Ethan Hawke, Mark Strong, Christopher Heyerdahl, Bee Santos, Torbjorn Harr, John Ralston

Vita and Virginia

Vita & Virginia

London, 1920s. Aristocrat Vita Sackville West (Gemma Arterton) and literary sensation Virginia Woolf (Elizabeth Debicki) revolve in different circles. When they finally meet, seductive Vita decides that theted and stubborn Virginia, no matter what, should become her next lover. The story of the relationship that inspired Wolfe to write Orlando.

FOR RENT: from May 16

PRODUCER: Chania Button

CAST: Gemma Arterton, Elizabeth Debicki, Isabella Rossellini, Rupert Penry-Jones, Peter Ferdinando, Emirald Fennell, Gethin Anthony

To the stars

Ad astra


One of the most anticipated and no less mysterious films of the year. Twenty years after his father (Tommy Lee Jones) went to Neptune and never returned, Army Corps engineer Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) decides to take the investigation into his own hands. He sets out on a journey to the most remote corners of the solar system and along the way faces the threat of life on Earth.

FOR RENT: from May 23

PRODUCER: James gray

CAST: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, Ruth Negga, Greg Bryke, John Finn, Jamie Kennedy

Golden glove

Der goldene Handschuh

One of the most controversial films of the last Berlin Film Festival tells the story of Fritz Honck, who lived in Hamburg in the 70s. In the new film, Fatih Akina, twenty-two-year-old actor Jonas Dassler, with the help of makeup, turns into a frightening middle-aged loser drinking alcohol in the Golden Glove bar. Here he finds his future victims - vulnerable women disillusioned with life. Unfortunately, the meeting with Fritz turns out to be final for them.

FOR RENT: from May 30

PRODUCER: Fatih Akin

CAST: Jonas Dassler, Margarete Tiesel, Katja Studt, Mark Hosemann, Adam Bousducks, Martina Eitner, Victoria Trauttmansdorff

Charlie said so

Charlie says

Another look at the history of the Charles Manson sect and the serial murders they committed. This time, the focus is on three former members, now serving a life sentence in prison.To write a paper about their crimes, a young graduate student visits women - and the longer they talk, the more they realize the horror of what happened. Charles Manson stars Prince Philip from The Crown and former Doctor Who Matt Smith.

FOR RENT: from May 30

PRODUCER: Mary Harron

CAST: Sookie Waterhouse, Hannah Murray, Matt Smith, Annabeth Gish, Merritt Weaver, Chase Crawford, Sucky Bacon

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