16.05 / TCM
Witness for the prosecution. United States, 1958 (112 minutes). Director: Billy Wilder. Performers: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton.
Another of Billy Wilder’s excellent works. On this occasion, he adapts a work by Agatha Christie, with its usual dose of intrigue and emotion that grows as the action progresses and which leads to an ending as unexpected as it is suggestive. Its glamorous cast, featuring the impressive work of Charles Laughton, does the rest.
16.46 / Movistar CineÑ
‘The girls of the Red Cross’
Spain, 1958 (81 minutes). Director: Rafael J. Salvia. Interpreters: Concha Velasco, Tony Leblanc, Antonio Casal.
The adventures of four girls of different origins who become friends in the course of a journey through the Red Cross helped Rafael J. Salvia to shoot this little classic of the Spanish custom comedy.
20.35 7 The 2
‘Days of cinema’ reminds Olivia de Havilland
Mythical interpreter of classic Hollywood titles such as Robin Hood, Gone with the Wind, They died with their boots on, If It Weren’t Dawn or The Heiress, among many others. This week, Days of Cinema remembers actress Olivia de Havilland, who died Sunday at the age of 104. He will also remember John Saxon, a popular secondary who worked under the direction of filmmakers such as John Huston or Vincente Minnelli. The program will also review the cinematographic billboard by the actress Ruth Gabriel. Among the outstanding titles, Father there is only one 2, with Santiago Segura; The Hunt, by Craig Zobel, or The bra, directed by Veit Helmer and with the participation of Paz Vega. Verónica Echegui’s favorite sequence and recommendations complete the program.
21.30 / The Sixth
Climatic emergency in ‘the Sixth Column’
Under the title ‘Climate emergency: Apocalypse Now’, a program already known to viewers, the Sixth column shows the palpable effects of the climate emergency in our country: lack of water for ranchers or less oil production. The footprint of our exacerbated consumption. The imprint of our lifestyle. The culture of excess as the cause of the threat. Are we in time to reverse its consequences? Climate refugees. Paradises in danger, the figure of Greta Thunberg and the voice of the owners of the future in the Sixth Column.
22.00 / Movistar Releases
Little Women. United States, 2019 (115 minutes). Director: Greta Gerwig. Performers: Saoirse Ronan, Timothée Chalamet, Emma Watson.
New version of Louisa May Alcott’s classic, Little Women, now somewhat different from the previous ones because it is more closely related to the author’s intentions and the spirit of the original work. Written and directed by actress and director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird), this Oscary BAFTA Award for Best Costume Design also contains an attractive soundtrack and, more importantly, a measured, balanced and well-cast cast. your paper.
22.00 / Movistar CineDoc & Roll
‘Songs from the Roof’ with David Bowie
David Bowie was an example and source of inspiration for many artists. He was a transgressor, innovator and sometimes controversial, a complete artist who became a legend with his early death. This Songs from the Rooftop, led by rocker Alvaro Suite, is a tribute to Bowie. Suite, along with Alfred García, Bambikina, Litus and John Franks (Smile) will interpret Heroes, Ashes to Ashes, You Feel so Lonely and Lady Stardust, some of their most emblematic themes. The artists Alejo Stivel, Johnny Burning, Alberto (Miss Caffeina), Shuarma (Elephants), Alondra Bentley, Alaska, Christina Rosenvinge, Alfred García or Bambikina, and journalists such as Fernando Neira, Sheila Blanco, Nacho Ruiz or Juanjo Ordás also participate with their testimony in this program and they talk about the influence that their music and their particular style has had on them and on music in general.
22.00 / the 2
Portuguese co-productions, in ‘History of our cinema’
Neighboring Portugal is the theme of this week in History of our cinema, which offers a double program with hispanolusa co-productions: Capitanes de abril, by María de Medeiros; and Inés de Castro, by Manuel Augusto García Viñolas, both inspired by events in the history of the neighboring country. The first will be presented by film critic Andrea Gutiérrez. Producer Javier Castro, part of the Capitanes de Abril production team, will participate in the colloquium; Antonio Saura Medrano, Vice President of the European Film Academy and producer, among other films, of Fados (which is also a Spanish-Portuguese co-production); and the historian and collaborator of the program, Luis Parés.
22.00 / # 0
Nted Wanted (Wanted) ’
United States, 2008 (110 minutes). Director: Timur Bekmambetov. Interpreters: Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Terence Stamp.
After becoming internationally known with Guardians of the Night and later Guardians of the Day, Kazakh director Timur Bekmambetov jumped into Hollywood with a vibrant free adaptation of a violent graphic novel by Mark Millar and J. G. Jones. Without a doubt, a visual spectacle.
22.05 / 1
‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’
The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Rise of Electr. United States, 2014 (152 m.). Director: Marc Webb. Int .: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx.
After the exhaustion to which Sam Raimi had led to the Spider-Man franchise, Marc Webb knew how to revive it successfully thanks to the new concept created in Amazing Spider-Man. These new adventures of Spider-Man show a compelling Peter Parker wrapped in taut action sequences. In addition, in this installment, he lives a crucial moment in the trajectory of the character that should not be revealed.
22.10 / Antenna 3
‘In the line of fire’
In the line of fire. United States, 1993 (123 minutes). Director: Wolfgang Petersen. Performers: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo.
Film built to measure by Clint Eastwood, who gives life to a bodyguard who, after the attack in Dallas against the President of the United States, has a second chance (now he will have to face a dangerous psychopath who plays a magnificent John Malkovich). Wolfgang Petersen (The Perfect Storm), with a script by Jeff Maguire (Timeline), covers the entire plot of a well-understood classicism without excesses, which gives a special warmth to the film.
22.15 / Four
‘Viajeros Cuatro’ visits Lanzarote
After visiting six attractive destinations in our country, Viajeros Cuatro leaves the peninsula and embarks for the Canary Islands to live new and intense experiences in Lanzarote, the island of fire. Hand in hand with ex-survivor Noel Bayarri and other unique hosts, the program will discover the landscape, art and gastronomy of a land sculpted by volcanic eruptions that took place in the 18th and 19th centuries. In the report prepared by Erika Barreras, the program will discover the unusual places formed by volcanic caves, craters and lava lakes, which rest on idyllic golden sand beaches, in addition to delving into the figure of the artist César Manrique and tasting surprising gastronomic proposals.
22.30 / The Sixth
Another night with de Investigation Team ’
The journalist Gloria Serra together with her team delves into current issues, and offers viewers an analysis and coverage of the current events of investigative journalism. The space will offer this Friday deliveries already known to the audience as Kalashov, the number 1 prisoner, The Strait Cartel, The Clan of the Irish and The Coast of Crime.
23.00 / DARK
About ‘Tales for a Friday night’
Tonight, DARK, the only specialized horror channel in Spain, premieres, with a double episode, Tales for a Friday Night, a collection of short stories that carefully combine intrigue, fantasy and terror. In an atmosphere that refers to classics such as Tales from the crypt or The Unknown Dimension, each episode has a presenter who introduces us to the story on duty. The stories told are independent of each other but with the same cast. In all the episodes there are six characters who change their characterization but who retain the same name and some features of their personality.
23.39 / TCM
‘The show begins’
All that jazz. United States, 1980 (118 minutes). Director: Bob Fosse. Performers: Roy Scheider, Jessica Lange, Ann Reinking.
Very interesting film that narrates the career of musical director Joe Gideon (role perfectly played by Roy Scheider), a man as graceful with the success of his professional productions as he is hapless in his love affairs. The renowned filmmaker and choreographer Bob Fosse (Lenny and Cabaret) was commissioned to produce this dramatic musical, which won, among other awards, four oscars (artistic direction, music, costumes and editing) and the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Festival. Totally essential.
0.15 / A 1
‘In the name of the Father’
In the name of the father. United Kingdom, 1993 (127 minutes). Director: Jim Sheridan. Performers: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Emma Thompson.
London, mid-seventies. IRA terrorism shows its most ruthless face, hitting both the British Army and the civilian population hard. In such an environment is located this magnificent film, made by Jim Sheridan (The Boxer) and starring, masterfully, by Daniel Day-Lewis. The history of the Guildford Four, who were imprisoned for attacks they had not committed, is shown in great detail. An outstanding exercise in political denunciation.
0.19 / Hollywood
‘Angels and Demons’
Angels and demonds. United States, 2009 (133 minutes). Director: Ron Howard. Performers: Tom Hanks, Ewan McGregor, Ayelet Zurer.
Filmmaker Ron Howard directs the adaptation of Dan Brown’s first novel, although the second adventure starring investigator Robert Langdon (The Da Vinci Code) came before the cinema. Now Tom Hanks faces more powerful enemies than the Templars, the Illuminati, who threaten to end the Church.