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With so many options, you may need a little help deciding what to watch. So check out these three suggestions including a British romance drama, western drama and a 2017 biographical drama film.
THE PURSUIT OF LOVE on Showmax
This is an adaptation of Nancy Mitford’s celebrated 1945 novel and the directorial debut of actress Emily Mortimer.
Set between the two World Wars, this miniseries follows the adventures and misadventures of the fearless Linda Radlett played by Lily James and her best friend and cousin, Fanny Logan, played by Emily Beecham as seek out the ideal husband.
Binge it right now on Showmax.
THE POWER OF THE DOG on Netflix
Written and directed by Academy Award-Winning filmmaker, Dame Jane Campion, this powerful drama has been described as a masterpiece and hailed as Benedict Cumberbatch and Kirsten Dunst’s best performances to date.
The story is about two wealthy ranch owner brothers: Kind-hearted George who falls in love with widow and inn owner, Rose and then there’s Phil, who dislikes Rose because he thinks she is only after his money and mocks Rose’s son for his effeminate manner.
However, as tensions rise and the story unfolds, we learn something more about cynical Phil than meets the eye.
Watch on Netflix.
PAPILLON on Netflix
Starring Charlie Hunnam and Rami Malek, this is a remake of the 1973 film starring Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman and based on the autobiographical novel by Henri Charriere, nicknamed Papillon.
Papillon was a French convict who was framed for murder and sent to the infamous Devil’s Island penal colony. There he meets Louis Dega, a counterfeiter who in return for protection, agrees to finance any attempt at escape.
This movie is 4 years old but still worth the watch. Stream it on Netflix.