Sky and NOW: the main news from February 27 to March 5

Sky and NOW: the main news from February 27 to March 5

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February has come to an end and March is preparing to be another month full of news brought by Sky and NOW. Between TV series and films, the schedule will expand considerably, leaving viewers glued to the screen. Let's find out together the main new titles that will be available from February 27 to March 5, 2022.

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Sunday 27 February


First film by the Italian-Belgian Alessandro Tonda who directs a high-voltage film with the French actress Clotilde Hesme (Mister Chocolat) and Adamo Dionisi (Suburra, Dogman). Two Muslim students carry out an attack on a Brussels school. Adamo, an Italian immigrant in Belgium, and Isabelle, the Belgian mother of a half-Tunisian boy, are the paramedics who load one of the injured boys into the ambulance, unaware of his explosive belt.


2014 Documentary on the Hillsborough disaster. Directed and produced by Daniel Gordon, the two-hour film chronicles the disaster, the investigations and their lingering effects; it also includes interviews with survivors, relatives of victims, police officers and investigators. It was co-produced by ESPN and the BBC. The Hillsborough massacre was a football tragedy that occurred on April 15, 1989 at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, England, which resulted in the deaths of 96 people who were crushed by crowds or pushed against barriers.


Director Ben Masters recruits NatGeo explorer Filipe DeAndrade, ornithologist Heather Mackey, river guide Austin Alvarado and environmentalist Jay Kleber on a two-and-a-half-month-long 1,200-mile journey on the US-Mexico border, from El Paso to the Gulf of Mexico, on horses, mountain bikes and canoes. The intent is to document the last wilderness left in Texas and evaluate the potential impact that the construction of a new wall would have on the natural environment. But as the wilderness gives way to the more populated and busier Lower Rio Grande Valley, they come face to face with the human side of the immigration debate and step into uncharted emotional waters.

Monday February 28


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25 years after the first Space Jam, LeBron James takes the Michael Jordan's place in the wild sequel with Don Cheadle and the legendary Looney Tunes. The NBA champion and son Dom are trapped separately by a wicked algorithm in the Looneymondo. To find Dom, LeBron must play basketball with the famous characters against a ruthless team of clones. At 9.45 pm also on Sky Cinema Family.

Tuesday 1st March


Second season of the French medical drama created by Thomas Lilti, which tells the adventures of three young postgraduates inside the Poincaré hospital in Paris. While the emergency room is flooded due to a wave of bad weather, Alyson and Hugo try to manage the overcrowded Internal Medicine ward, under the authoritarian guidance of the new chief physician Olivier Brun. Chloé also wants to go back to work to take care of her patients, but to do so she must first take care of herself.


Michael Chaves (La Llorona - The Tears of Evil) directs Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson in the third installment of one of the most successful horror franchises of recent years, based on a terrifying true story of demonic possession. 1981: The Warren couple investigate an ancient curse to exonerate 20-year-old Arne Johnson, possessed by an uncontrollable demon who forced him to commit a murder.

Wednesday 2 March


Romantic comedy starring Brenton Thwaites (The Giver - The world of Jonas, Titans). An aspiring musician suffering from schizophrenia falls madly in love with a girl who soon vanishes into thin air. Not knowing if it is the fruit of his imagination or his reality, the boy embarks on an epic journey through Australia to find the woman of his dreams.


Video Killed the Radio Star returns for a new season as critics, producers and directors explore videos from some of the music industry's most iconic artists. The series highlights the visual style and musical impact of individual artists including: The Talking Heads, Thin Lizzy, Rosa Floyd, Kylie Minogue, Pink, Kate Bush, Elbow, Phil Collins, Beyoncé, Snow Patrol, Britney Spears, Adele and Coldplay.


Opioid overdose deaths have quadrupled in the United States since 2001. In 2014, Massachusetts had more than 1,250 overdose deaths of heroin; today, 85 percent of crimes on Cape Cod are opiate-related. Heroin: Cape Cod, USA is a cinematic look at the heroin epidemic currently sweeping America's small towns and communities, focusing on eight young heroin addicts in idyllic Cape Cod. The documentary features footage from Cape Cod's Parents Supporting Parents Group , where parents tell of raising their children in happy homes, only to see everything change when they start abusing drugs.

Thursday 3 March


Comedy with Kad Merad (Les choristes - The boys of the choir, Down in the North), inspired by an incredible true story. To make ends meet, a stage actor agrees to hold a seminar in prison. Surprised by the talents of some inmates, he decides to stage with them Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett and perform in a real theater. An extraordinary human adventure begins with a thousand difficulties.

Friday March 4th


Anne Fontaine (Gemma Bovery, Agnus Dei) conducts Omar Sy, Virginie Efira ( A love at the height) and Payman Maadi (A separation) in the detective story based on a novel by Hugo Boris. Virginie, Aristide and Erik are three policemen from a Parisian district. One evening they work together and are in the same patrol car for an extraordinary mission: escorting a prisoner to the airport for repatriation to Tajikistan, where he will meet certain death.


The documentary, which is called after Oasis' debut single, tells of the sudden rise to success of the brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher, united by the love for music and the desire to emerge from the gray working-class neighborhood of Burnage, in Manchester. The film touches various moments: from the birth of Oasis, in 1991, to the launch of the first album, Definitely Maybe, which strongly proposed the group on the international music scene, up to drug abuse and the controversial episode of the expulsion of Liam Gallagher from a ferry to Amsterdam for intemperance on February 18, 1994. Includes behind the scenes footage, footage, unpublished scenes and interviews, with unprecedented access to the band's archives that have forever marked British rock history.

Saturday 5th March


Exciting animated adventure that takes a little boy from a video game to an enchanted world. Harvie is determined to complete the last level of a video game but, unexpectedly, the end of the game takes him to the puppet museum where, thanks to a legendary magic disc, the puppets begin to come to life. Like in a video game, Harvie will have to rely on her skills and courage to fight against the puppet master, a monstrous old man.


Figure among the most debated and emblematic of his time, Pier Paolo Pasolini still represents today a staple of Italian and international culture, thanks to his ability to read and anticipate the transformations of contemporary society that make him an original and highly topical author. To celebrate and remember him 100 years after his birth, Sky Arte offers a program dedicated to him. In the early evening with Pasolini's Last Game and in the late evening In a future April.


The unmissable “Dollar Trilogy "In a restored version in collaboration with Sky Cinema, which includes the first western films directed by Leone and starring a young Clint Eastwood to the notes of the incisive music of Ennio Morricone: PER A FIST OF DOLLARS (restoration carried out by the Cineteca Nazionale and Ripley's Film ) of 1964 with Gian Maria Volonté, the story of a gunslinger who, having arrived in a town dominated by two families of bullies, pretends to ally himself now with one hour with the other, to ensure that they eliminate each other; FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE (restoration carried out by the Cineteca di Bologna) from 1965 with Volonté, Lee Van Cleef and Klaus Kinski, in which a bounty hunter allies himself with a gunslinger, driven by the desire for revenge, against a sadistic Mexican bandit; and THE GOOD, THE UGLY, THE BAD (restoration carried out by the Cineteca di Bologna) from 1966 with Eli Wallach and Lee Van Cleef, which tells the story of a bounty-killer (the good), a Mexican outlaw (the ugly) and a paid assassin (the villain) who, without mutual trust, get together to recover a hidden treasure. Space also for the "Trilogy of time", composed of two famous westerns and a gangster movie, all with the soundtrack written by Morricone: ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST of 1968 with Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale and Charles Bronson, in which a railroad tycoon hires a killer to seize the land of a former prostitute; in a restored version DOWN THE HEAD, the 1971 western starring Rod Steiger and James Coburn, which tells of the alliance between Miranda, a Mexican bandit, and Mallory, Irish and former terrorist of the IRA, to rob a bank, and which he won to Leone the David di Donatello for best direction; and, also available in a restored and extended version, ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA, the 1984 masterpiece starring Robert De Niro about the rise and fall of two gangsters, which earned Leone the Silver Ribbon for Best Picture and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Director. Finally, there are: the first film directed by Leone, THE COLOSSUS OF RHODES from 1961, which re-proposes the story of the huge statue built by Xerxes; and the 1973 film in which we find Leone as executive producer: MY NAME IS NOBODY in a restored version with Terence Hill who plays a young and light-hearted gunslinger who involves his hero, Henry Fonda, in the insane enterprise of beating a gang of 150 men before the old hero of the West left his land to go to Europe. For the occasion, we propose again in programming the special produced by Sky Cinema VERDONE TALE LEONE in which the director and actor remembers the teacher, friend and "adoptive father", telling anecdotes and curiosities about the genesis and making of the films, as well as memories of personal life, the birth of their friendship and their first meeting.

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