I’m 2021, ah Netflix decided to embark on a daring project by releasing one movie a week. His productions addressed various themes and reached a large audience around the world. However, many people may not have been able to keep up with every weekly release of the platform.
That’s why we’ve put together a list of the seven best Netflix movies released so far so you can stay on top of things. The selection took into account the opinion of critics and viewers.
Check it out below!
7. Trip to the Top of the Earth
Netflix has released great animations this year, being Trip to the Top of the Earth (The Summit of the Gods) one of them. Based on the eponymous manga series by writer Jiro Taniguchi, the film shows the impact that an Everest expedition makes on Makoto Fukamachi, a photojournalist who becomes involved in the story of George Mallory and Andrew Irvine, two people who tried to climb the most mountain. high in the world in 1924 and were never seen again. The production has received great praise regarding its plot and fidelity to the original text.
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6. The Mitchell Family and the Machine Revolt
The Mitchell Family and the Machine Revolt (The Mitchells vs. the Machines) arrived on the streaming service in April of this year, conquering a large audience soon after its launch.
In the plot, viewers follow the story of the Mitchell family, who are forced to interrupt their travel plans to engage in a fight against robots for the future of humanity.
The film was so highly acclaimed by audiences that it became the most watched animation on Netflix, with approximately 53 million plays in its first 28 days.
5. O Disciple
The Disciple tells the story of Sharad Nerulkar, a great devotee of Indian classical music who begins to question his efforts to become a better musician. The film not only addresses issues of insecurity and self-esteem, but also leads the audience to reflect on self-knowledge.
Since coming to Netflix, the film has received good reviews from viewers and critics, becoming one of the great Indian titles of recent times.
4. 7 prisoners
Showing that Brazilian cinema does not stop growing, Netflix launched, in November, the drama 7 prisoners. The plot tells the story of Mateus, a young man who decides to go to São Paulo in search of a job to provide a better life for his family. However, the character ends up in a system of slave labor along with other boys.
Even after a short release time, the film’s engrossing and emotional story earned it the category “Best Foreign Language Film” during the Venice International Film Festival.
Identity (Passing) is a profound drama that proves to be very important for racial discussions today. In the film, viewers follow the story of a black woman who is reunited with a childhood friend. However, she is plunged into a sea of feelings when she sees that the person in front of her is pretending to be a white woman.
The film was inspired by a historical time in the United States, between 1840 and 1940, in which many American black men passed off as white in order to have access to basic day-to-day services.
2. the lost daughter
the lost daughter (The Lost Daughter) is a film based on the book of the same name by American writer Elena Ferrante. The plot tells the story of Leda, a woman who is taking her annual vacation, but ends up finding herself extremely obsessed with a mother and daughter who are in the same place.
The plot gets even more intense when the two characters awaken the deepest and most intimate memories of Leda, making secrets, that not even she knew, come to light.
Written and directed by Maggie Gyllenhaal, the feature film is being widely acclaimed by its critics, who have praised the script and performances.
1. Dog Attack
Dog Attack (The Power of the Dog) is based on the novel of the same name by writer Thomas Savage. The story takes place in the interior of the United States, where a large farmer makes a series of threats to his brother’s new wife for not accepting her into the family.
However, when the secrets of the past begin to surface, they become the trigger for a series of catastrophic events. The film is written and directed by Jane Campion, with Benedict Cumberbatch, Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Plemons and Thomasin McKenzie in the main cast.
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