Women Under Pressure

3.1.2022
1. Lambs of GodAustraliaThriller Suspense1 SN | 4 EPS

This gothic horror series follows three nuns who inhabit an isolated, run-down convent. When a stranger threatens to disrupt their eccentric way of life, all hell breaks loose. Starring Essie Davis, Sam Reid, Jessica Barden and Emmy® winner Ann Dowd.

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2. PeacemakerFinlandThriller Suspense1 SN | 10 EPS

In order to broker peace, Ann-Mari Sundell must enter unfathomably dangerous situations. Navigating armed conflicts, corrupt governments, and powerful politicians are all in a day’s work. Welcome to the world of international peace negotiations.

3. Piece of My HeartFinlandCrime1 SN | 8 EPS

In Helsinki, child protection agents, Rita and Laura, work tirelessly to protect children from recurrent trauma. A case becomes personal when it forces Rita to face her own disturbing childhood while Laura struggles to find work-life balance.

4. The Accidental WolfUnited StatesThriller Suspense2 SN | 10 EPS

SYNOPSIS  A bored housewife answers a call from an unknown number only to hear the caller plead for help for his pregnant wife and then suddenly get murdered.

WHAT  The series dances around the questions of who is right and what is real.

WHY  Writer/director Arian Moayed plays Stewy on HBO’s “Succession.” Stars Tony Award Winner Kelli O’Hara.

5. HostagesIsraelCrime2 SN | 22 EPS

Originally aired as Bnei Aruba, Hostages begins with one mother’s impossible decision: kill the prime minister or watch her family die. Her family’s hostage crisis sets off a sequence of events that will reveal a far more complex political web.

6. Not Safe For WorkUnited KingdomComedy1 SN | 6 EPS

Katherine is reluctantly relocated from London to Northampton as part of public spending cuts. Here she meets a disparate yet similarly disillusioned group of workmates. Together they must readjust to their new life, their new surroundings and an inescapable new surrogate family of colleagues. Full of black humor, razor-sharp dialogue and intricately-drawn relationships, this is a timely workplace comedy drama, laced with an acerbically surreal sensibility

7. Ma MaSpainDrama1 Hour 52 Mins

Academy Award-winning actress and producer Penélope Cruz delivers an extraordinary performance in the newest film from acclaimed director Julio Medem (SEX AND LUCÍA). Honoring the high melodrama of Pedro Almodóvar and Douglas Sirk, it follows Magda as she experiences tragedies and miracles alike. Just as Magda is diagnosed with breast cancer, she meets Arturo (Luis Tosar), a devoted husband and father in the midst of unspeakable loss. Their chance encounter leads both down a path of rebirth.

8. Noemí GoldArgentinaDrama1 Hour 21 Mins

Friends, parties, new romance. Some people dive headfirst into their 20s. For Noemí Goldberg, who has unreliable friends, overbearing relatives, and an unwanted pregnancy, her 20s feel more like choppy waters she must wade through.

9. MillaFranceDrama2 Hours 7 Mins

In a delicate, even generous manner, Valérie Massadian’s new film begins as a story of two young lovers’ life on the fringes before shifting towards one of recent cinema’s finest depictions of motherhood. Milla and Leo live clandestinely, their meager furnishings and sustenance countered by a love for which there is neither a logic nor substitute. But such an existence will only last until forces of nature take hold. Where is there to go in its wake?

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