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The best films to stream in the UK this April

Michelle Pfeiffer exudes delightful poison in French Exit and Lee Isaac Chung's big-hearted autobiographical drama Minari

By Wendy Ide   April 2021

Photo: Courtsey of Tobias Dautmas and Sony Pictures

Notturno, Mubi, 5th March

Visionary documentary filmmaker Gianfranco Rosi follows the Oscar-nominated Fire at Sea with a multi-faceted portrait of the struggle of daily life in the war-torn border regions of the Middle East. Filmed over the course of three years in Iraq, Kurdistan, Syria and Lebanon, this bleakly arresting film combines intimate glimpses of unimaginable pain—a traumatised Yazidi boy stutters his way through art therapy classes, attempting to exorcise the memories of Islamic State brutality—with Rosi’s eye for moments of striking beauty.

Minari, planned for 19th March

A Korean immigrant family grapples with the challenges…

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