What to watch on TV today? Saturday May 29, 2021 | TV

11.15 / The 1

Armed Force Day

On May 30, the Armed Forces Day is celebrated in Spain, which is celebrated every year on the nearest Saturday, with the aim that the public get to know the armies and their professionals better. The commemorative events for the Day of the Armed Forces are held this morning. Their Majesties the Kings will preside over the tribute, in the Plaza de la Lealtad in Madrid, which will consist of a remembrance of the fallen and a brief military parade. It can be followed live on all RTVE channels. The broadcast will begin in La 1 with an interview with the Minister of Defense, Margarita Robles.

15.00 / Movistar Drama

‘Eastern promises’

Eastern Promises. United States, 2007 (100 minutes). Director: David Cronenberg. Performers: Viggo Mortensen, Naomi Watts, Vincent Cassel.

A chauffeur, a bully, a nurse, an orphan girl and the ins and outs and secrets of the Russian mafia in an almost spooky London are the protagonists of this violent story, which exudes talent from all sides. The almost always inspired David Cronenberg embraces the best codes of film noir and imparts a lesson in good storytelling, supported by the great work of an Oscar nominated Viggo Mortensen. Essential.

15.40 / Four

‘The forbidden kingdom’

Forbidden Kingdom. United States-China, 2008 (100 minutes). Director: Rob Minkoff. Cast: Jet Li, Jackie Chan, Liu Yifei.

With the Chinese legend of The monkey king as a backdrop and before shooting the commercial The Haunted Mansion, Rob Minkoff featured Jet Li and Jackie Chan (two famous experts in martial arts cinema) to shoot this conventional action installment, with a kung-fu lover traveling back in time to ancient China to live a thousand adventures . One more.

15.40 / 0#

‘Shall We Dance? (¿Bailamos?)’

Shall We Dance? United States, 2004 (106 minutes). Director: Peter Chelsom. Interpreters: Richard Gere, Jennifer López, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci.

Richard Gere as a dissatisfied husband, Jennifer López as the distant dancer and Susan Sarandon as the jealous wife of the former are the protagonists of this musical comedy directed by Peter Chelsom (Serendipity). Adaptation of the modest Japanese film of the same title, which reached very good numbers in the United States, which had plenty of conventions and lacked imagination. In charge of its choreography the Australian John O’Connell (Love is in the air and the award-winning Moulin Rouge).

15.45 / The Sixth

‘V for Vendetta’

Germany-United Kingdom-United States, 2005 (127 minutes). Director: James McTeigue. Cast: Hugo Weaving, Natalie Portman, John Hurt.

Until England in 2020, turned into a totalitarian and fascist state, the debutant James McTeigue moved to set the action of this attractive fable, adapted from the homonymous cult comic by Alan Moore and David Lloyd. You fight for freedom for a film written and produced by the Wachowski brothers (The Matrix). At the head of the cast, a very correct Hugo Weaving, accompanied by Natalie Portman, John Hurt.

16.16 / TCM

‘Desert centaurs’

The searchers. United States, 1956 (114 minutes). Director: John Ford. Cast: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Natalie Wood.

The irrational hatred that a former Confederate officer, lonely, misunderstood and vindictive is taking to the Indians over the years leads to madness in this highly acclaimed film by master John Ford. The great John Wayne, in a totally unusual role within his fruitful filmography, stars in this wonderful story, considered by all to be a true masterpiece of the genre.

17.35 / Four

‘The search’

National Treasure. United States, 2004 (125 minutes). Director: Jon Turteltaub. Performers: Nicolas Cage, Jon Voight, Sean Bean.

Treasure hunter Benjamin Franklin Gates is obsessed with finding the riches of the Templars. For six generations, his family has tracked clues in America. Now you have taken a big step. Typical adventure film seasoned with exciting scenes and the starring role of Nicolas Cage very much in the style of Jerry Bruckheimer productions that reached good numbers at the box office (it grossed more than thirty million dollars on the weekend of its opening).

18.31 / TCM

‘Lawrence de Arabia’

Lawrence of Arabia. United Kingdom, 1962 (230 minutes). Director: David Lean. Performers: Peter O’Toole, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quinn.

Based on the autobiographical account of TH Lawrence The seven pillars of wisdom, this exceptional adventure production definitely raised Peter O’Toole to stardom (at that time almost an unknown), perfectly supported by actors of the stature of Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn and Omar Sharif. Seven deserved Oscars and unforgettable moments of action for the best film that David Lean signed in a career that includes titles such as The Bridge on the River Kwai Y Doctor Zhivago.

18.33 / Movistar CineÑ

‘Sir’

Spain, 1995 (80 minutes). Director: Imanol Uribe. Interpreters: Andrés Pajares, María Barranco, Emilio Buale.

The natural park of Cabo de Gata served as the setting for this attractive black comedy with which Imanol Uribe, a renowned director, who has to his credit films such as Días coundos or El rey pasmado, takes a look at the problem of social marginalization and racial prejudice. Twenty-four hours in the life of a quiet family that finds, after an untimely car breakdown, the company of a wet back, a role played by the newcomer Emilio Buale, serves as the plot of this interesting film. An anti-racist allegation that was awarded the Golden Shell and Best Photography (Javier Aguirresarobe) at the San Sebastián Festival.

21.00 / Movisar Champions League

English final in the Champions League

From the Do Dragao stadium (Porto), broadcast of the final of the Champions League played by Manchester City and Chelsea. After winning the Premier League, the team led by Pep Guardiola, who lost PSG in the semifinals, will try to win their first title in the top European team competition. Chelsea, meanwhile, already won this competition in the 2011-12 season and comes to this appointment after getting rid of Atlético de Madrid, Porto and Real Madrid. The match will be refereed by the Spanish referee Mateu Lahoz.

21.00 / The Sixth

‘laSexta noche’ welcomes Miguel Ángel Revilla

This Saturday, after more than a year without stepping on a set, he returns to the sixth night, Miguel Ángel Revilla, president of Cantabria. In addition, Iñaqui López will analyze the current panorama together with Luis María Ansón. This week the musical note will be put by Rafa Sánchez (ex from La Unión) and they will have Boticaria García on what councils of influencers you must not pay attention.

21.30 / The 1

‘Weekly report’ runs through Ceuta

The crisis opened by Morocco with Ceuta adds tension to relations between the authorities of Rabat and Spain, which have never been easy. Weekly report, in the report One border, two worlds, He has toured the autonomous city to see what the situation is there a week after the massive entry by sea of ​​thousands of people from Morocco. Police and military tell us that in the hardest moments the main objective was to “protect lives”, that the response was proportionate. The program will also talk about the Valley of the Fallen, in Wall hangers, dig the memory, and the Srebrenica massacre, in Where are you going, Bosnia?

22.00 / The 2

‘The Square’

Suecia, 2017 (142 minutos). Director: Ruben Östlund. Intérpretes: Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West, Terry Notary, Christopher Læsso.

The weakness of human nature or contemporary art installations are the subject of study in this dramatic comedy written and directed by Ruben Östlund. The film is based on an exhibition that the filmmaker created in 2015 for the Vandalorum design museum in Värnamo (Sweden) and has a truly compelling interpretive cast. The acid story mercilessly satirizes a world that almost always moves on the edge of surrealism. The Palme d’Or at the Cannes festival, the Goya for the best European film and the nomination for the best foreign film at the Oscars and the Golden Globes guarantee the quality of this original proposal.

22.00 / Telecinco

Tensions in ‘Top Star’

“Now I’m going to speak because I understand more than you. That from the start ”. This is how blunt Isabel Pantoja will be shown due to differences of opinion with a person from the audience on the set in this new gala from Top Star. How much is your voice worth? It will be Risto Mejide himself who intervenes in the conflict, which emerged in an exciting gala in which nine artists grouped together in these categories will sing: ‘My land’, in which three great defenders of their roots will perform; ‘Teach me to sing’, which will feature three contestants who have grown up surrounded by musical talent in their respective families; and ‘Vivo por ella’, in which one of the artists will make Isabel Pantoja cry with her version of She is my mother, of his brother Agustín.

22.00 / DMAX

Hitler’s bunker in ‘Dismantling history’

It is one of the most notorious buildings of World War II: the top secret underground bunker of the Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler. But where is it really? What engineering challenges did Hitler face when building it? Was it completely impregnable, as its architects expected? And what happens to the bunker once Nazi Germany is defeated and the war is over? The documentary Dismantling history, shows how today, investigators are uncovering the true story and revealing that Hitler’s bunker in Berlin was just one of several secret bunkers scattered across occupied Europe, each larger and better protected than its predecessor.

22.10 / Antenna 3

‘Wonder’

United States, 2017 (113 minutes). Director: Stephen Chbosky. Performers: Jacob Tremblay, Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson.

With an effective cast, led by Julia Roberts (surrounded by Owen Wilson and the boy Jacob Tremblay), this emotional drama is presented that delves into the life of Auggie Pullman, a young man who was born with a serious facial malformation and who has to face a difficult challenge: attending class for the first time. This third film as director of Stephen Chbosky after The advantages of being an outcast Y The four corners of nowhere was nominated for the Oscar and the BAFTA 2018 for the best makeup and hairstyling for the wonderful characterization of the child protagonist.

0.30 / Antenna 3

‘Dirty Dancing’

United States, 1987 (95 minutes). Director: Emile Ardolino. Performers: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Gray, Jerry Orbach.

Musical with an erotic charge that reached great popularity at the end of the eighties, becoming a classic of the cinema of the time, and that served as a launching pad for its protagonist, Patrick Swayze. A really interesting soundtrack for a kind youthful love story that isn’t holding up too well over the years.

0.30 / The 2

‘The theme night’, they spy on us

This week, under the title of The spies of the world, Themed night is approaching a world under surveillance. Facial recognition cameras, emotion detectors, citizen assessment system, autonomous drones. The obsession with security in some countries is giving rise to a new form of regime: digital totalitarianism. To put a little light on this complicated world, he will broadcast two documentaries, Big Brother: global surveillance and, upon completion, Office 39, Kim Jong-Un’s Gold Mine.

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