Netflix movies and series of the week: Jake Gyllenhaal at the director of Equalizer …

Netflix movies and series of the week: jake gyllenhaal at the director of equalizer...

Thanks to AlloCiné, discover the films and series that will be released on Netflix between October 1 and 7.

The must-have of the week!

The Guilty (Friday October 1): Remake of the eponymous Danish film released in 2018, this breathtaking thriller features Jake Gyllenhaal as headliner. He camps a police inspector relegated to the emergency call center, who tries to save an interlocutor over a hard day rich in revelations and settling of scores. A closed-door staged by Antoine Fuqua (Equalizer, Training Day) where the actor is almost everywhere. The opportunity for him to deliver an impressive performance full of emotions.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1st

MAID: Fleeing an abusive relationship, a young mother becomes a housekeeper and fights to provide for her daughter, in the hope of a better future. This series inspired by the memories of Stéphanie Land is carried by a nice cast including Billy Burke, Andie MacDowell, Margaret Qualley and Nick Robinson.

Swallow: Lagos, Nigeria, 1980s. Under multiple pressures, Tolani embarks on drug trafficking with a resourceful friend. A decision fraught with consequences. A drama which promises to be poignant and which takes us to the hell of the cartels in Africa.

Forever Rich: A rising rap star loses all control when a humiliating video goes viral and forces him to fight for his reputation over a never-ending night. A comedy worn in particular by Jonas Smulders, discovered in 2015 in Boys.

The Seven Deadly Sins – Cursed by Light: In this anime derivative of the manga, Meliodas and his friends return to service when the recent peace is threatened by a powerful magical alliance that could destroy everything in its path.

Samba (catalog): This social satire signed by the Toledano / Nakache duo is an adaptation of the novel “Samba for France” by Delphine Coulin (2011). Omar Sy, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Tahar Rahim or Izïa Higelin (nominated for the Cesar for this role) are the headliners.

Cursed (catalog): Wes Craven (Scream) attacks the myth of the werewolf in this film released in 2003. To see and forget immediately.

It is too good (catalog): Netflix released the remake a few weeks ago, it’s time to (re) discover the original! The opportunity to see Paul Walker on screen again …

Love and other drugs (catalog): Always more of Jake Gyllenhaal with romcom where he gives the reply to Anne Hathaway.

The foam of the days (catalog): The poetic Michel Gondry adapts the work of Boris Vian to the screen and directs Romain Duris and Audrey Tautou, more endearing than ever. Let yourself be lulled by the sets of the film, awarded a César in 2014.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2

Scissor Seven (season 3): Good news for fans of this manga who were impatiently awaiting the continuation of the adventures of Seven. After leaving Chicken Island, our hero makes a few detours and finds himself in Xuanwu, where a price is put on his head.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3

Upcoming Summer: When a little lie leads to unintended consequences, Chen Chen and Zheng Yuxing form a deep friendship and face the harsh realities of the adult world. A 1.55 hour film that joins the already long list of Korean dramas available on Netflix.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 4

On My Block (season 4): End clap for one of Netflix’s best series. Two years after their separation, Ruby, Jamal, Monse and Cesar will say their goodbyes. But before that, they’ll have to face new threats … and decide whether their friendship is ultimately take or leave!

WEDNESDAY 6 OCTOBER

In the name of revenge (season 1): In this Mexican miniseries, five women with the same birthmark decide to shed light on their past and discover a tragic web of lies developed by a powerful politician.

Killer Game: Makani and his friends from Osborne High School go out of their way to identify and stop a masked killer who prey on students by revealing their innermost secrets. A horror movie to keep warm for Halloween …

Bad Sport – organized cheating (volume 1): Netflix has become an expert in documentary series and has recently offered quality programs that show us the hidden face of sport. This new acquisition reviews controversies and scandals with the support of testimonials from people who have experienced them.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7

The Billion Dollar Code: This German mini-series takes us to 90s Berlin, where an artist and a geek invent a new way of seeing the world. Years later, they sue Google for patent infringement. We find in the cast Mark Waschke, the interpreter of the enigmatic Noah of the series Dark.

It’s already available and not to be missed!

Squid Game: The Korean series has become in the space of a few days a real phenomenon, just like a La Casa de Papel a few years ago. Mix between Battle Royale (games to kill each other), Parasite (for social criticism) and the excellent Alice in Borderland, it could well become THE most viewed series on the platform in a few weeks. So why not take the plunge?

Midnight Sermons: Mike Flanagan’s new horror series (Hill House and Bly Manor) is more complex and talkative than his two previous productions, but it confirms the director’s talent for telling us deep, spiritual and poetic stories.

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