15.05 / Teleport
Great moments of Spanish sport
Today’s appointment with some of the most remembered events in Spanish sport includes, among others, the memory of the 2007 Melbourne World Swimming Championships, where Gemma Mengual won a silver medal in the Solo Technician final. Later, the 15th stage of the 2005 Vuelta will arrive (16.10), with the victory of Roberto Heras at the Valgrande-Pajares station. At 18.40 the final of the Conde de Godó 2009 will be broadcast, played by Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer. At 20:15 it will be the turn of basketball, with the 1989 Cup final that faced Real Madrid and Barcelona. To finish, at 22.00, it will be possible to watch the return match of the 1998 soccer Super Cup that Barcelona and Mallorca played.
18.55 / Paramount Channel
USA, 1997 (102 minutes). Director: Guillermo del Toro. Performers: Mira Sorvino, Jeremy Northam, Giancarlo Gianni.
Guillermo del Toro tackled his second film, after the excellent Cronos, and turned to a terrifying tale of claustrophobic aromas at the expense of some terrifying cockroaches that inhabit the tunnels and subsoils of the New York subway. Mimic is a good example of the narrative talent of its author, who delves into unhealthy environments and accurately plays with the mechanisms of suspense. Many would like it already.
19.40 / DMAX
The work of border agents
This week’s installment of ‘Border Control: Spain’ continues in its efforts to show the work of the Security Corps at the country’s busiest customs and borders, sea and land. Spain is an important transit nation for goods and travelers from all over the world, so that its borders become one of the hottest spots on the continent.
20.30 / TCM
Ladri di biciclete. Italy, 1948 (80 minutes). Director: Vittorio de Sica. Interpreters: Lamberto Magiorani, Enzo Staiola, Lionella Corelli.
Along with Rossellini’s Rome, Open City, Bicycle Thief becomes the cornerstone of the neo-realist movement. Its relevance steeped world cinema for decades in a revolution that focused its stories on everyday events, becoming independent of the production structures of the major studios and reflecting the determining factors of the social context. Bicycle thief is one of the many possible stories in an Italy torn apart by war, and a plea against non-solidarity. It is the miracle of pure cinema, the one that can capture the very essence of life.
21.00 / The Sixth
The future summer tourism, to examination in ‘The objective’
How will the Spanish live the summer holidays, marked by the blow of the Coronavirus? This is the question posed by The objective, which will include interviews, among others, with the president of the Canary Islands, Ángel Víctor Torres, who will explain how the archipelago faces the crisis; with Francisco de la Torre, mayor of Malaga who, together with Granada, had to wait one week longer than the rest of the Andalusian region to go to phase 1, and with the president of the Valencian Community, Ximo Puig.
21.25 / La 2
‘Essentials’ pays tribute to Manuel Alejandro
The documentary The force of the seas. Manuel Alejandro, songwriter, reviews the long career of one of the most successful composers on the planet. Raphael, Rocío Jurado, Julio Iglesias, Isabel Pantoja, Marisol, Plácido Domingo, Nino Bravo, Amaral or Bunbury are some of the artists who have performed their songs. The artist was born in Jerez, but from a young age he went to live in Madrid, where his career would intersect with that of Raphael, or that marked the beginning of his meteoric artistic ascent. Manuel Alejandro, always far from the spotlight and with a modest character, assures himself: “I am a simple songwriter. The dictionary of the Royal Academy says that a writer is a bad writer. We are actually bad writers. “
21.55 / TCM
The Outlaw Josey Wales. USA, 1975 (130 minutes). Director: Clint Eastwood. Performers: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Chief Dan George.
Clint Eastwood already anticipated in his second western as director the masterpiece that he would manage to film 15 years later: Without forgiveness. Although The Outside the Law moves in a less elegiac register, it shows a filmmaker who knows how to connect with the classics of the genre, who shoots with conviction and energy both the landscapes and the characters in the portrait of the vengeful Josey Wales, who seeks to the murderers of his wife and daughter in the midst of the tragedy of the Civil War and its consequences.
22.00 / Neox
New premiere episode of ‘The Simpsons’
Neox opens in Spain a new installment of the 30th season of The Simpsons, which tells how Homer and Marge go out to celebrate their anniversary and leave the children in the care of the grandfather. The problems start when they get ready to hang out with some toy soldiers, who unleash a panic attack on their grandfather caused by an undiagnosed post-traumatic stress syndrome. This will lead the family to embark on a journey through their past.
22.30 / La 2
Spain, 2017 (105 minutes). Director: Paco Plaza. Interpreters: Sandra Escacena, Bruna González, Claudia Placer, Iván Chavero, Ana Torrent.
A shocking horror story in which Paco Plaza combines the paranormal with a surreptitious tale of teenage awakening and the feeling of loss. Furthermore, he takes the risk of enveloping terror in a customary environment and achieves a majestic film, full of unhealthy atmospheres and murky images.
23.40 / 1
Inception. USA, 2010 (150 minutes). Director: Christopher Nolan. Performers: Leonardo DiCaprio, Marion Cotillard, Ellen Page, Joseph Gordon-Lewitt.
Christopher Nolan and his ostentatious images enter the world of dreams. Origen’s wired intrigue suggests that some subjects may be able to catch the sleeper’s subconscious. The director’s merit is to create a staging that does not turn into dream universes, but portrays the interior of dreams as a realistic and recognizable place, even if it works by its own rules. Combining elements of adventure cinema, thriller and science fiction to play with different narrative levels, the film also creates close and credible characters and progressively accelerates its plot until reaching an exceptional climax.