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New releases to watch this weekend on Netflix and Amazon

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“The man who killed Don Quixote”, by Terry Gilliam, one of the Netflix premieres

– “The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” (available on Netflix): Terry Gilliam’s latest film (“Brazil”, “12 monkeys”) premiered at the Cannes festival in 2018 but never reached Argentine cinemas. The film tells the story of a deluded old man convinced that he is Don Quixote and who mistakes Toby, an advertising executive, for his faithful squire, Sancho Panza. The couple embark on a strange journey, jumping back and forth in time, between the 21st century and the 17th century. Little by little, both Toby and the famous knight, they are contagious of that illusory world, being unable to separate fiction from reality. The cast includes Jonathan Pryce, Adam Driver, Sergi López and Rossy De Palma.

– “Elvis Presley: The Searcher” (available on Netflix): This HBO original docuseries now comes to Netflix with interviews and archival footage revealing unknown aspects of the King of Rock And Roll. The documentary, presented in two parts, shows the idol from his childhood, his passage from poverty to wealth, the bond with his parents and his early death. Among the testimonies are Priscilla Presley, Bruce Springsteen and Tom Petty.

– “The Kkklan Infiltrator” (available on Netflix): the 2018 film written and directed by Spike Lee is now coming to Netflix. Based on a true story, the film tells the story of the Colorado Springs Police Department’s first black detective, who teams up with a Jewish colleague to infiltrate a group of white supremacists in the early 1970s. The cast is led by David Washington and Adam Driver.

– “Pretty Guardian-Sailor Moon Eternal” (available on Netflix): fans of anime and especially Sailor Moon will enjoy this movie. The story takes place in Tokyo, in April, when the Japanese capital turns all pink thanks to the cherry blossoms. Also, at that time, they celebrate the largest total lunar eclipse of the century.

– “Three meters above the sky – Season 2” (available on Netflix): the Italian production based on the novel by Federico Moccia is one of the most anticipated releases in June. The first installment focused on the romance between Ale and Summer, two teenagers who, apparently, have nothing in common, but who end up falling in love in that summer that changes their lives forever.


– “Dom” (premieres Friday the 4th on Amazon): this eight-episode Brazilian series is a crime drama inspired by a true story. Victor is a military intelligence agent who makes the war on drugs his life mission. Over the years, he faces the disappointment of an endless war and watches his own son, Pedro, succumb to the enemy he has tirelessly fought against: cocaine. Pedro becomes an addict and also one of the most wanted criminals in Rio de Janeiro: Pedro Dom.


– “Isabel” (premieres on Friday 4 on Amazon): this exclusive Amazon bioseries focuses on the intimate story of the famous writer Isabel Allende. Starring actress Daniela Ramírez (“Los archivos del cardenal”), the series portrays a woman who, willing to break the social rules of the time in order to achieve her happiness, that of her loved ones and do justice to the Political conflicts in which she is involved, finds in literature an escape route to heal and rediscover herself.

– “Feel Good – Season 2” (premieres on Friday the 4th on Netflix): the tragicomedy led by Canadian comedian Mae Martin returns with a second season. This British Channel 4 production, which garnered rave reviews, travels the universe of relationships and focuses on the desperate decisions we make to be happy.

– “Sweet Tooth” (premieres on Friday the 4th on Netflix): based on the graphic novel by Canadian Jeff Lemire, and produced by Robert Downey Jr., this series is set in a dystopian future in which a virus affected a large part of the population and caused the sudden appearance of hybrids: half human and half animal. In this context, “Sweet Tooth” tells the story of Gus, a deer boy who, after being isolated, sets out on a journey to learn more about his identity. The fiction consists of eight episodes and has as protagonists Christian Convery, Nonso Anozie and James Brolin as narrator.

– “Xtremo” (premieres on Friday the 4th on Netflix): this martial arts thriller tells of the revenge that a man is plotting for whom his own brother left for dead after devastating his family. The cast is made up of Oscar Jaenada (Luis Rey in “Luis Miguel, the series”), Oscar Casas and Teo García.

– “Godzilla II: King of the Monsters” (premieres Saturday 5 on Amazon): The sequel to “Godzilla” (2014) follows the heroic efforts of the cryptozoology agency Monarch as its members take on titanic monsters, including the imposing Godzilla, Mothra, Rodan and their nemesis, the three-headed dragon Ghidorah. The film stars Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford, and Sally Hawkins.

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