A man named Otto
Saddened Otto Andreson loses his meaning in life after losing his wife. He is ready to end everything, but his plans are disrupted by a young, lively family who move in next door. Otto meets Marisol, who challenges him to see things differently, and an unexpected friendship develops that changes his life.
A Man Called Otto, USA / Sweden, 2022, drama, 126 min., directed by: Marc Forster, starring: Tom Hanks, Rachel Keller, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Mariana Treviño and others.
Asterix and Obelix: The Middle Kingdom
The year is 50 BC, all of Gaul is occupied by the Romans. Only one village still resists the Roman usurper. And just then a cart arrives here with the Chinese princess FuYi, who asks Galy for help. In the Chinese empire, a certain Feng Tsin Qin came to power and overthrew the empress. The fame of the untranslatable Gauls seems to be known as far as Shanghai…
Asterix and Obelix: The Middle Kingdom, France 2023, comedy, 114 min., directed by: Guillaume Canet, starring: Guillaume Canet, Gilles Lellouche, Pierre Richard, Marion Cotillard, Vincent Cassel and others
Richard and Alice get into an argument on an exotic vacation and decide to fly home early. However, their small plane crashes on a deserted island, so Richard and Alice are forced to wait together for rescue. They must not only take care of their rescue and survival, but also start working together again and find a way back to each other.
Ostrov, Czechia 2023, comedy, 100 min., director: Rudolf Havlík, starring: Jiří Langmajer and Jana Plodková
Justice for Emmett Till
Fourteen-year-old Emmett is looking forward to a vacation with his cousins in Mississippi. Mom puts her son on a train and never sees him alive again. After being accused of whistling at a white woman in a store, he is kidnapped and brutally murdered by two local men. At Emmett’s funeral, Mamie insisted that the casket containing his body must remain open so that “the world would see what they did to her child”. She was able to turn her grief into actions that inspired other civil rights fighters.
Justice for Emmett Till, USA 2022, biographical drama, 130 min., directed by Chinonye Chukwu, starring: Danielle Deadwyler, Haley Bennett, Whoopi Goldberg and others.
Brothers David and Matúš lead a common life as street musicians and, in addition to fate, they are also united by a large double bass. Matúš then receives a great offer and the door to a luxurious and better world opens for him. But his ambitions remain unfulfilled, despite his success he does not feel happy. On the contrary, David finds his happiness in inconspicuous work for the needy.
Plastic Symphony, Slovakia 2022, drama, 87 min., director: Juraj Lehotský, actors: Bartosz Bielenia, Sabin Tambrea, Vojtěch Zdražil, Judit Bárdos and others.
Someone is knocking on the door
The family vacation in the cottage drowned in the woods went great. Before the four appeared on the doorstep. Looking like members of a crazy religious sect, they try to explain to the vacationers that the world as they know it will end unless they save it. They don’t really want anything complicated from them. It is enough to find a volunteer among them who will willingly do what no one else would do voluntarily for the sake of the planet.
Someone’s Knocking on the Door, USA 2023, mystery thriller, 102 min., directed by M. Night Shyamalan, starring: Dave Bautista, Jonathan Groff, Ben Aldridge, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Rupert Grint and others.
In Egypt, in the bowels of the earth, there is a 3,000-year-old city of mummies. By imperial mandate, Princess Nefer must marry Thut, but neither wants to: Nefer longs for freedom and Thut is allergic to commitment. However, the wish of the gods is inevitable and Thut will have to marry Nefer in just seven days and bring to the wedding the ring given to him by the pharaoh. How will it turn out?
The Mummy, Spain 2023, animated adventure comedy, 88 min., directed by Juan Jesús García Galocha
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