Germany & Switzerland

3.31.2022
1. Dark WoodsGermanyCrime1 SN | 6 EPS

SYNOPSIS  A high ranking police officer’s search for his missing sister spans 30 years and reveals a series of horrific murders.

WHAT  Police procedural inspired by real life events.

WHY  Most watched series on Germany’s ARD streaming platform in 2020.

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2. Faster Than FearGermanyCrime

No one knows how the killer escaped, but one thing's for certain–he will kill again and Detective Sunny Becker is on the case. In a race against time, the biggest thing holding Sunny back are her own demons.

3. Pagan PeakGermanyCrime2 SN | 16 EPS

When a gruesomely staged body is found, propped up on a mountain pass in the Alps close to the German-Austrian border, two detectives are sent to investigate. For German detective Ellie, this is the first real challenge of her career; her Austrian counterpart Gedeon though seems to have lost any ambitions in his job. Very soon, they discover more crime scenes with symbolically posed victims, reminiscent of pagan rituals. It all seems to be part of a bigger, sinister plan.

4. A Film UnfinishedGermanyDocumentary1 Hour 32 Mins

At the end of WWII, 60 minutes of raw film, shot by the Nazis, was discovered in Warsaw in May 1942. This footage became a resource for historians seeking a record of the Warsaw Ghetto. However, the later discovery of a missing reel, complicated earlier readings. A FILM UNFINISHED presents the raw footage and probes deep into the making of the now-infamous Nazi propaganda film. This documents the worst horrors of our time and exposes the efforts of its perpetrators to propel their agenda.

5. Everyone ElseGermanyDrama1 Hour 59 Mins

On the surface, Chris and Gitti appear blissfully in love while vacationing in Sardinia. But as the days wear on, their hidden fears and desires begin to reveal themselves. When they run into another couple, the tensions between them erupt.

6. In My RoomGermanyDrama1 Hour 60 Mins

Lost in life and beset by a recent passing, Armin has nowhere to go and just as much to show for himself. Fate (or something like it) intervenes when Armin awakes one morning and discovers that seemingly all of humanity has disappeared, leaving him to his limited devices and opening the door for self-discovery — but the gift of maximum freedom bears complications. Directed by Ulrich Kohler and starring Hans Low and Elena Radonicich. Screened at the Cannes Film Festival.

7. ManifestoGermanyDrama1 Hour 34 Mins

From acclaimed visual artist Julian Rosenfeldt, Manifesto features two-time Academy Award® winner Cate Blanchett in 13 must-see vignettes that incorporate timeless manifestos from 20th century art and political movements. Blanchett portrays 13 different characters—among them a homeless man, a 5th grade teacher, a Russian choreographer, a news anchor and a scientist—whom she plays in a series of tour-de-force transformations.

8. Moses and AronGermanyDrama1 Hour 47 Mins

Moses and Aaron finds Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet, through their exemplary craft, transforming a familiar Biblical tale into a borderline-surreal cinematic opera of seemingly endless possibility. In expressive, melodic tones, the fraternal pair debate God’s true message and intent for His creations, a conflict that leads their followers — in extravagantly choreographed song and dance. A new 2K restoration.

9. Searching for Ingmar BergmanGermanyDocumentary1 Hour 40 Mins

On the 100th anniversary of his birth, internationally renowned director Margarethe von Trotta examines Ingmar Bergman’s life and work with a circle of his closest collaborators as well as a new generation of filmmakers. This documentary presents key components of his legacy, as it retraces themes that recurred in his life and art and takes us to the places that were central to Bergman’s creative achievements.

10. The Chronicle of Anna Magdalena BachGermanyDocumentary1 Hour 34 Mins

Using correspondences and texts written by Johann Sebastian Bach, and read by his wife, Anna Magdalena, filmmakers Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet have crafted one of the most precise, rewarding biopics ever put to screen. Immaculately restored on the occasion of its 50th anniversary, Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach invites viewers to experience a bygone age.

11. YellaGermanyThriller Suspense1 Hour 30 Mins

In this stylish thriller, Yella narrowly escapes her violent ex-husband and starts over in a new town. She finds a job with a handsome executive, and soon a romance blooms. But her perfect new life is threatened when buried truths resurface.

12. HelveticaSwitzerlandCrime1 SN | 6 EPS

President Kathy Kunz’s power is put to the ultimate test when a hostage crisis threatens Swiss lives. But as cleaning lady-turned-spy Tina uncovers corruption at the state’s highest levels, the two women’s paths become irrevocably intertwined.

13. MonogamishSwitzerlandComedy2 SN | 16 EPS

SYNOPSIS  A long-married couple seeks help from a therapist to stimulate their love life.

WHAT  A dark, quirky comedy about sex in long-term relationships.

WHY  Winner at European Script Awards in 2018.

14. Above and BelowSwitzerlandDrama1 Hour 59 Mins

This not-quite-documentary takes place far away and out of sight, on the margins and off the grid of American society. It tells the stories of April, Dave, Cindy, Rick and a man who calls himself ‘the Godfather.’ This motley crew of individuals have been flung into periling circumstances on this rollercoaster ride called life. Through the hustle, pain, and laughter, we are whisked away to an unfamiliar world whose inhabitants are revealed to be souls not unlike our very own.

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