What to watch on TV today? Friday, April 2, 2021 | TV

13.35 / Sundance

Cassandra’s dream

Cassandra Dream’s. EE UU, 2007 (104 minutos). Director: Woody Allen. Int.: Ewan McGregor, Colin Farrell, Tom Wilkinson.

Cassandra’s dream, The third work in Woody Allen’s so-called “English trilogy” looks again at careerism and crisis of conscience. Not with an air of Hitchcockian intrigue, as in Match point, and away from the comedic rhythm of Scoop. The ominous notes of Philip Glass’s melodies will punctuate a narrative that will move along the path of tragedy, investigate the torment and anguish of the sinner and lash out social patterns sustained in appearances and the desire for economic advancement. A splendid drama, black and sordid, that traps the petty bourgeois desires of two brothers and turns them into nightmares.

17.35 / #0

Shark

Jaws. United States, 1975 (119 m.). Director: Steven Spielberg. Performers: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss.

When you strive to be a filmmaker and not a showman, Spielberg knows how to dilute the debate between commercial cinema and quality cinema. Shark, the film that launched him to stardom continues today as haunting as the first day thanks to its clever combination of horror and adventure film codes. And it becomes a film in which there is no extra or missing shot, which is always worth shuddering.

21.00 / The 2

Via Crucis, from Rome

For the second consecutive year, due to the sanitary restrictions imposed by the pandemic in Italy, all the religious acts of Holy Week will be celebrated within the Vatican walls. Tonight, La 2 broadcasts live the traditional Via Crucis, celebrated by Pope Francis, which will take place in St. Peter’s Square.

21.00 / Discovery Channel

The ancestral history of Saudi Arabia

The documentary The architects of ancient Arabia, that today broadcasts the Discovery Channel, portrays the discovery of a set of archaeological jewels in which a group of experts has discovered the trace of a society of more than 7000 years of antiquity settled in the valley of AlUla, in ancient Arabia. Narrated by Jeremy Irons, the documentary follows a team of Saudi and international archaeologists alongside a local historian, in order to reveal these new finds in a hitherto unexplored land.

21.30 / The Sixth

‘Influencers’ traffic, in ‘laSexta Column’

The space ‘the sixth column’ reissues a delivery titled From Spain to Andorra, who fixes his gaze on some of the ‘youtubers’ who go to Andorra to pay less taxes. Is it fair to pay taxes in foreign countries? Does the Spanish regulation need an update? These are some of the questions the show raises.

22.00 / TCM

Marty

EE UU, 1955 (86 minutos). Director: Delbert Mann. Intérpretes: Ernst Borgnine, Betsy Blair, Esther Minciotti.

The love story between a butcher and a teacher. This is what it offers Marty, a film that disarms the viewer with its unusual simplicity, and that in its day imposed a new path in North American cinema by betting on naturalism and formal nudity in the name of daily and sensitive stories starring close and ordinary characters like those who they live in this unclassifiable work. An exquisite script, a model of dramatic construction, by the teacher Paddy Chayefsky and the sensitive staging work of Delbert Mann join the surprising work of Ernest Borgnine, away from his usual characters, which offers an interpretive recital, a must study for any person. aspiring actor.

22.05 / Paramunt Network

Passion of Christ

The Passion of the Christ. USA, 2004 (130 minutes). Director: Mel Gibson. Performers: James Caviezel, Maia Morgenstern, Monica Bellucci.

Despite the controversy, Gibson’s intentions in this film could not be more transparent: a mystical tale anchored in a realistic iconic setting. In fact, in its quest for truthfulness, the film is spoken entirely in Aramaic and Latin.

22.10 / Antenna 3

Fourth program of the new edition of ‘Who wants to be a millionaire?’

Famous faces are still present on the set of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? On this occasion, Juanra Bonet will have Xavier Sardá, Loles León and Lucía Etxebarría as contestants. The four participants will try to get the highest possible prize and all proceeds will go to the charity of their choice.

22.15 / The 1

‘Two couples and a destination’ travels to Girona

In the last show Two couples and a destiny, Jesulín de Ubrique, Chenoa, La Terremoto de Alcorcón and Pedro Delgado set sail for Girona after passing through Madrid. The first two will live the backpacking experience and enjoy a bath in nature, both figurative and literal, and will spend the night surrounded by spectacular views over the Bianya Valley. The latter, for their part, will travel with a suitcase for the first time and will discover the best coves of the Costa Brava on a journey by sea and also through time.

22.30 / The 2

Tribute to Juan Echanove and Antonio Vico, in ‘History of our cinema’

Under the heading ‘Echanove y Vico’, the space History of our cinema will broadcast the movies Sighs of Spain (and Portugal), by José Luis Garcia Sánchez, (1995), in tribute to actor Juan Echanove, on his 60th birthday, and My uncle Jacinto, by Ladislao Vajda, (1956), starring Antonio Vico and whose premiere marks 65 years. The first will be presented by Elsa Fernández Santos, film critic from The country, and in the colloquium will participate Echanove himself, and the actor Antonio Vico, grandson of the protagonist of the second and author of the book La Carbonell and the Vicos.

0.20 / Hollywood

Life imprisonment

10/23/2014 Life Sentence, the exceptional film starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman, celebrates the 20th anniversary of its theatrical release.  More than ideal moment to review 20 curious facts of the film directed by Frank Darabont SOCIEDAD CULTURA COLUMBIA PICTURES
10/23/2014 Life Sentence, the exceptional film starring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman, celebrates the 20th anniversary of its theatrical release. More than ideal moment to review 20 curious facts of the film directed by Frank Darabont SOCIEDAD CULTURA COLUMBIA PICTURES
COLUMBIA PICTURES / Europa Press

The Shawshank Redemption. USA, 1994 (140 minutes). Director: Frank Darabont. Performers: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman.

Frank Darabont recovered the prison genre in a few years in which it remained forgotten, thanks to a great novel by Stephen King turned into an extraordinary film that bets on a formal sobriety under which a dramatic drive beats unleashed. Life imprisonment flows with an emotional cadence and makes unforgettable the friendship of the leading couple, Morgan Freeman, an inmate seeking to escape his fate, and Tim Robbins, the inmate attorney whose spirit never bends.

0.35 / Movistar Drama

King of Kings

Kinf of Kings. EE UU, 1961 (163 minutes). Director: Nicholas Ray. Intérpretes: Jeffrey Hunter, Siobhan McKenna, Hurd Hardfield.

Superproduction by Samuel Bronston in which Nicholas Ray infuses the film with contemporary connotations and reflections on his usual thematic obsessions, such as violence, doubt and the essentials of the search for freedom. An indisputable work.

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