Sky and NOW: the main news from 20 to 26 March

Sky and NOW: the main news from 20 to 26 March

Sky and NOW

March is about to come to an end, but despite this there will be 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 20 to 26 March 2022.



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Sunday 20 March

THE SCANDAL CLOUZOT

Today, important filmmakers and artists claim the influence of Henri-Georges Clouzot. Gifted with a singular vision of the world, this master of suspense has been able to combine great spectacle and subtle study of the characters. Beyond the myth of the tyrannical director, this film aims to outline the contrasting portrait of a visionary, an agitator, an artist against the system.

GREETINGS: THE STORY THAT NO ONE HAS NEVER TOLD

October 16, 1968, Mexico City Olympics. The African American athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos, and the Australian Peter Norman, took the podium for the awards ceremony of the men's 200m flat. At the notes of the American hymn, Smith and Carlos bow their heads and raise their black-gloved fist, symbol of Black Power, to the sky to protest against racial segregation in the USA and make known to the world the struggle of African Americans for equality.

THE DAY SPORTS STOOD STILL

How professional gamers began to argue publicly for social justice and police reform in the wake of several cases where police killed people of color disarm.

Monday 21 March

THE GILDED AGE


CODA - THE SIGNS OF THE HEART

Three 2022 Oscar® nominations (film, supporting actor Troy Kotsur and non-original screenplay) for the award-winning film, including Golden Globe and Sundance, directed by Sian Heder, remake of the French family BĂ©lier. Teenager Ruby is the only hearing person in her family, who helps manage the fishing business every day. She also has a great talent for singing and, when the choir teacher decides to prepare her for an audition at a prestigious school, Ruby finds herself at a crossroads: follow her dreams or continue to help her family? In the cast Marlee Matlin (Children of a lesser God).

FUNARI FUNARI FUNARI

The documentary deals with 3 periods of Funari's life (80s, 90s and 2000s) as a comedy / drama in 3 acts. Each period focuses on a phase of the Funari television personality / audience, which has changed TV, society and in part the way of relating to the public and politics. The innovations introduced by Funari still maintain an interest today, for having anticipated and partly inaugurated certain current trends in entertainment politics, personalism, giving a voice to ordinary people, being at the same time an ante-litteram influencer and one of us. And it is the story of a person, the private and unofficial Funari, a nobody up to the age of 50 and then suddenly a central figure on TV and beyond. A man who has changed his skin many times, who with great clarity and great instinct has lived a fluctuating life, between successes, failures and revenge.

Tuesday 22 March

3 / 19

Kasia Smutniak directed by Silvio Soldini in a film that analyzes the theme of responsibility towards others. Camilla Corti is a divorced lawyer who lives with her 20-year-old daughter. She is in a relationship with a married man, and works tirelessly, despite her colleague continuing to take credit for her. After yet another abuse by the man, Camilla is hit by two boys on a scooter, one of whom remains on the ground, while the driver runs away. From that moment on, Camilla's obsession will be to find that driver and return her identity to the passenger, an undocumented illegal immigrant.

MADDY THE MODEL

Madeline Stuart is a fashion celebrity who walked the runway at New York Fashion Week, has over 700,000 followers on Facebook and is followed by international media around the world. This documentary follows Madeline on her journey to become the world's first professional supermodel with Down syndrome, challenging our perception of identity, beauty and disability.

Wednesday 23 March

THE GREAT WAR

Billy Zane and Ron Perlman in a war film set during the last days of the First World War. A regiment of daring African American soldiers is trapped in enemy lines. After managing to escape, one of them is invited to join a group of white troops to try to find and rescue the rescued comrades. Putting racial differences aside, the squadron will have to demonstrate how courage and unity are the keystone.

Thursday 24 March

INVISIBLE ITALIE - ST. 5

Following the traces of borders that have now disappeared, this series brings to light paths and territories that are now partly invisible, but which in the past have distinguished themselves as extraordinary places of art, culture and history immersed in beauty. From the Castelli Romani to Ancona, passing through Monferrato and Benevento, the journey of this new season of Italie Invisibili will be from Valle d'Aosta to Calabria, to discover the lost beauties of our country.

Friday March 25

THE KING - EP. 3-4

The first Sky Original prison drama continues, starring Luca Zingaretti. The series, in eight episodes directed by Giuseppe Gagliardi (1992, 1993, 1994, Non Kill), sees the beloved Roman actor protagonist in the role of the controversial director of a border prison, absolute ruler of a structure - the San Michele - in which none of the laws of the state has value, because good and evil depend solely on its judgment. Until the investigations of a prosecutor (played by Anna Bonaiuto) do not hinder his work. Il Re is produced by Sky Studios with Lorenzo Mieli for The Apartment and with Wildside, both companies of the Fremantle group, in collaboration with Zocotoco.

ZONA 414

Guy Pearce, Matilda Lutz (Revenge ) and Travis Fimmel in a sci-fi thriller, set in the near future. The services of private investigator David Carmichael are in demand when the daughter of the creator of Zone 414, a humanoid colony, goes missing. Jane helps him in his research, an advanced android with female features who, unlike other humanoids, is endowed with human intelligence, sensations and feelings.

AMAZING GRACE

To pay homage to the icon of gospel music, Aretha Franklin, who would have turned 80 today, Sky Arte proposes the unpublished documentary that tells the greatest gospel success of all time, the recording of the homonymous album. Filmed in 1972 by Sidney Pollack and standing still for over 47 years due to technical and legal issues, Amazing Grace is brought to life on screens around the world by Alan Elliot. "A miracle", defined the New Yorker, presented with unanimous acclaim from audiences and critics at the DOC NYC Festival, the Berlinale 2019 and the Taormina Film Festival.

Saturday 26 March

A PROMISING WOMAN

Oscar for the original screenplay 2021 for Emerald Fennell, director of an intense thriller with Carey Mulligan. Ever since her best friend committed suicide following a rape she suffered, Cassie pretends to be drunk at nightclubs every night to punish the potential molester. But one day she meets Ryan, a fellow student, and her life seems to take a different direction.








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