December is just around the corner and for you to enjoy it to the fullest, Netflix offers you a renewed list of options when it comes to movies.
The options are varied, and range from a new version of a romantic literature classic, to a great mystery with big stars and a film that promises to fight at the Oscars, to reinterpretations of a children’s classic and a great Christmas story.
So prepare your chocolate, take out your most precious “ugly sweater” (one of those with large Christmas decorations), and settle on your favorite sofa to enjoy these proposals.
“Lady Chaterley’s Lover”
Emma Corrin (Lady Di in “The Crown” season 4) and Jack O’Connell (“Skins,” “Unbroken”) star in this new adaptation of DH Lawrence’s novel of the same name. The film, directed by French filmmaker Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, will debut on Netflix this Friday, December 2.
The story centers on Constance Reid, Lady Chaterley, an aristocrat who, after losing interest in her husband, who ended up incapacitated in World War II, begins a torrid romance with Oliver Mellors, a miner with simple habits that her husband hired as a gamekeeper. The relationship will lead Lady Chaterley to question her way of life and have to choose between a life of luxury or one with the person she fell in love with. Duration: 2 hours, 7 minutes.
“Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery”
The long-awaited sequel to the blockbuster “Knives Out” (“Daggers in the back”) will arrive on the platform on December 23, after bathing in positive reviews after a limited one-week exhibition in theaters.
Daniel Craig returns as the famous detective Benoit Blanc to discover all the secrets behind another death. On this occasion, the investigator will travel to a private island in Grace, where the billionaire Miles Bron (Edward Norton) organizes a great party. With all his friends, acquaintances and his family present, the celebration goes awry when one of the attendees is found dead and no one knows who it was. The tape was written and directed by Rian Johnson, also responsible for the first installment. Duration: 2 hours and 19 minutes.
“Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio”
Following Robert Zemeckis’ failed live-action remake of the 1940 animated film, which launched on Disney+ a few months ago, Mexican director Guillermo del Toro presents his take on the famous story of the living wooden doll in a stop-and-go animated musical film. motion.
Set in Italy in the 1930s, the film takes the time to develop the story of Geppetto, a carpenter dejected and drunk by the untimely death of his son. Tormented by the loss of him, he will cut down the tree that he planted next to his grave to assemble a wooden doll, which will become aware of itself through the mediation of supernatural creatures.
The film features the original voices of Ewan McGregor as Jiminy Cricket, David Bradley as Geppetto and the introduction of Gregory Mann as Pinocchio. Debuts on Netflix December 9; duration: 1 hour, 56 minutes.
Originally titled “White Noise”, the Noah Baumbach film had its premiere at the prestigious Venice International Film Festival, where it won the Golden Lion, the event’s highest award. It will be on Netflix from December 30.
Based on an acclaimed novel by Don DeLillo, the film chronicles a year in the life of Jack Gladney (Adam Driver), a small-town college professor living with his wife Babette and their four children and stepchildren. Scarred by the fear of death, they try to lead an uneventful life until the so-called “Air Toxic Event,” a cataclysmic train accident that dumps chemical residue into the air, endangers the entire city and leaves their lives adrift. Greta Gerwig, Raffery Cassidy and André Benjamin, among others, complete the cast. Duration: 2 hours, 16 minutes.
“Scrooge: A Christmas Carol”
This story by British Charles Dickens is one of the most adapted in history. This new version is a musical directed by Stephen Donnelly, and features a stellar voice cast.
The tape, as is known, follows the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a man who is visited by different versions of himself on Christmas Eve. These special visitors will snap him out of his angry state with the world and give him a lesson about the life he is leading.
Luke Evanns (Ebenezer Scrooge) and Olivia Colman (Ghost of Christmas Past) are two of the actors who make up the English voice cast. Duration: 1 hour, 41 minutes.