Mark your calendars, Netflix has a crazy week planned for you. The streaming platform is showing at the end of April extremely prolific with original content and the return of series that you have probably missed, such as the long-awaited finale ofozark or the aftermath of Grace and Frankie. Arthouse movies also appear on Netflix catalogs at dawn in May, among other original content. Here’s all the Netflix news for the week of Monday, April 25th to Sunday, May 1st, 2022.
Leah’s 7 Lives (April 28). This original French series follows the story of Léa who, after discovering the skeleton of a young man, wakes up in the body of another, in 1991.
Ozark – Season 4 Part 2 (29/04). Marty and Wendy Byrde are getting further and further away from each other as Marty tries to save his family from the clutches of the Mexican cartel. However, the Byrde clan will also have to face the revenge of Ruth Langmore, brilliantly embodied by Julia Garner.
Grace and Frankiecontinuation of season 7 (4/29). Grace, a businesswoman, and Frankie, a hippie, are two opposite women. Her husbands, lawyers from the same firm, announce that they love each other and plan to get married. So the 70-year-old woman begins to live together, which creates a multitude of absurd stories.
The Penthouse, War on Life (30/03). This Korean series follows a group of residents of a luxury structure who, driven by an insatiable ambition, free themselves from all morality to enjoy excessive wealth and power.
The Royals (30/04). This series aired between 2015 and 2018 features Elizabeth Hurley, William Moseley and Alexandra Park on a stage inspired by the royal family.
The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: Unexplained Conversations (27/04). In this documentary, an author returns to the death of Marilyn Monroe. He shares his many audio interviews with those around him to get some answers to this mystery.
21 angry young people: a test for the weather (29/04). This documentary by Christi Cooper places 21 young people as heroes in the fight against climate change.
The trial of Adolf Eichmann (01/05). A look back at a historic television moment, the live broadcast of the 1961 trial of Nazi criminal Adolf Eichmann.
Komi is looking for his wordsseason 2 (27/04). Popular for its elegance and beauty, Shouko Komi has difficulty communicating and his friend Hitohito Tadano soon notices. He offers to help her make her dream come true: make a hundred friends.
bubble (April 28). This Japanese sci-fi anime takes place in an abandoned Tokyo, infested with bubbles and gravitational anomalies.
Silverton Headquarters (27/04). A South African feature film, adapted from a true story and directed by Mandla Dube. The stadium? A bank robbery has failed after an anti-apartheid strike.
365 days: night (27/04). This Polish film follows a couple, Laura and Massimo, caught up in passion. But this new beginning is complicated by the family ties of Massimo and a mysterious individual determined to win Laura’s heart.
Cunning (29/04). This film, released in 2020, is directed by John Madden. It introduces Colin Firth and Matthew Macfadyen to the world of 1943, when the Allies are determined to break control of Hitler.
Before you (01/05). This feature film released in 2016 features Emilia Clarke, who plays Lou, faced with questions from the heart when she agrees to take charge of a rich cynical bachelor, paralyzed by an accident.
The Guardians (01/05). Released in 2017, this French film takes us back to the 1915s. At Parider Farm, women took over from the men who had gone to the front. Working tirelessly, his life is marked between hard work and the return of low-income men. Hortense, the dean, hires a public aid girl to help them. Francine believes she has finally found a family …
Cheetah (01/05). This Franco-Italian film directed by Luchino Visconti, released in 1963, is an adaptation of the novel by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa. He received the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1963.
The hatred (01/05). Franco-American drama in black and white, The hatred is directed by Mathieu Kassovitz, and released in 1995. This cult film offers an immersion in the bitter authenticity of cities.
Failure and death (hard to kill) (01/05). In this feature film released in 1990, the focus is on Mason Storm. Killed after being shot while investigating a corrupt politician, he recovers thanks to a nurse and plans his revenge.
David Spade: Nothing personal (26/04). Former high schooler David Spade makes his Netflix debut with the original show Nothing personal. From his distaste for crabs to his unique method of rejecting medication, the comic addresses all topics, without taboo. It was filmed at the Pantages Theater in Minneapolis.
Bullsh * t: The great lighthouse game (27/04). Presented by Howie Mandel, the show Bullsh * t: The great lighthouse game it offers participants the chance to make a lot of money, even if they don’t have all the right answers. Throughout the game, participants progress by answering questions correctly or by offering erroneous answers with enough confidence to persuade their opponents that they are right. Life, in short.
Animated series and movies
samurai rabbit (April 28). This animated series follows the adventures of a young rabbit who dreams of being a real samurai. He teams up with other warrior friends to protect his city from yokai monsters, ninjas, and evil aliens.
Pachamama (01/05). This one-hour animated film, released in 2016, tells the story of a sacred statue, stolen from a village. A brave and ardent boy, who dreams of becoming a shaman, is in charge of the investigation.
Article written in collaboration with 6Medias.