Encanto, Conversations with Friends, the Scream saga…: films and series to watch in August…

Encanto Conversations with Friends the Scream saga… films and series

In this month of August on CANAL+, horror fans will be able to scream with pleasure in front of Scream, while Encanto is likely to enchant young and old. Without forgetting the series adapted from a new novel by the author of Normal People. Hot !

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Encanto, the fantastic Madrigal family – Friday August 12

In the heart of the mountains of Colombia, the Madrigal family lives in a wonderful village, Encanto. Each of its members has a specific magic power, which it uses to help the villagers on a daily basis. Only the young Mirabel did not receive any particular gift. But the day the enchanted “casita” is threatened with destruction, Mirabel takes its destiny into its own hands…

60th Disney Animation Classic, Encanto, the fantastic Madrigal family is the latest success from the studios and can boast of having received numerous awards, such as the Golden Globe and the 2022 Oscar for Best Animated Film, just that! This immerses us in the Colombian tradition, between realism and magic.

Realized by Byron Howard, Jared Bush and Charise Castro Smiththe feature film shines with its story and endearing characters, but also and above all with its songs signed Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton) and composed by Germaine Franco. Proof, Let’s not talk about Bruno became Disney’s biggest musical hit, surpassing even Let It Go ! Ready to sing all summer?

Scream, the saga – from Monday August 22

If there is one horror saga that is in everyone’s memory, it’s it! From August 22, CANAL+ will make all lovers of Scream with a marathon of 4 films. A skilful marriage between the genres of slasher and whodunitwell sprinkled with black humor, the franchise started in 1996 under the direction of Wes Craven and quickly knew how to forge an audience of fans.

26 years later, this symbol of cinema has not aged a bit, as evidenced by the resounding success of the 5th opus released last January at the cinema. Appointment from August 22 to 25 with Sidney Prescott (neve campbell), Gale Weathers (Courtney Cox) and all the others (without forgetting Ghostface, of course), for a summer full of cold sweats!

Conversations with friends – Thursday, August 25

The fans of Normal People are thrilled. After the excellent series on this endearing couple, another novel by Sally Rooney (his very first) gets a new skin through a television adaptation. Conversations with friends this time explores the relationship between two inseparable former girlfriends, Bobbi and Frances, and a married couple.

All through 12 episodes of about thirty minutes produced by Lenny Abrahamson (Frank) and Leanne Welham (His Dark Materials), and carried by a flamboyant cast. True revelation of the series, Alison Oliver plays the cerebral and observant Frances, while Sasha Lane (American Honey) lends his features to his ex Bobby. We also find Joe Alwyn (The Favourite) and Jemima Kirke (Girls) starring in what promises to be our end-of-summer series.


Respect – Tuesday, August 9

The film follows the rise ofAretha Franklinfrom his beginnings as an altar boy in his father’s church to his international fame. Respect is the remarkable true story retracing the journey of this music icon, illuminated by the talent of Jennifer Hudson in the title role.

False Flag – Season 3 – from Monday August 15

Appreciated by critics and the public, False Flag returns for a 3rd season rich in twists and turns. After a chemical attack at the party of an Israeli high-tech company based in Cyprus, Inspector Eitan Koppel is dispatched to the scene. To help him in his investigation, computer software presents him with three suspects…

The Williams Method – Saturday August 27

Focus on the personality of Richard Williams, coach and father of world players Venus and Serena, at the heart of The Williams Method. With no experience in sports, he hatched a 78-page plan to turn his 4-year-old daughters into future champions. A film for which Will Smith won the 2022 Oscar for Best Actor.

The Event – Tuesday August 30

Golden Lion at the 78th edition of the Venice Film Festival, and adapted from the eponymous novel byAnnie Ernaux published in 2000, The Event describes how Anne, a promising student, will do anything to have an abortion in 1963. A punch signed Audrey DiwanDo not miss.

Madres Paralelas – Wednesday, August 31

Awarded the Volpi Cup for best female interpretation at the Venice Film Festival 2021, Penelope Cruz plays Janis in Madres Paralelasthe latest film from Pedro Almodovar. About to give birth, she meets Ana (Milena Smit) before creating a close bond with her, in a story that will change their lives…


THE TRANSLATOR : from 01/08
ALBATROS: from 02/08
CATCH THE FAIR ONE: from 02/08
SPOILED ROTTEN: from 03/08
HOLD ME STRONG: from 04/08
FATIMA: from 04/08
DARK WEB CICADA : from 09/08
THE APOSTLE: from 08/10
TRE PIANI: from 11/08
THE HEROICS : from 11/08
PIL: from 13/08
RED ROCKET : from 14/08
DELIVER US FROM EVIL – 1: from 08/16
PINK : from 19/08
THIN THEN 2! : from 21/08
THE VILLAINS: from 08/24
HOMELANDS: from 08/26
LAMB : from 31/08

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