From true classics like Taxi Driver and There Will Be Blood to award-profitable Netflix Originals like Roma and The Irishman, there’s lots to select from on the service. Los lunes al sol, starring Javier Bardem, tells the story of a group of men left unemployed after the closure of their shipyard in Northern Spain. The movie—Mondays in the Sun in English—was nominated as the Best Foreign Language Film at the 2002 Oscars. It also gained several trophies on the 2003 Goya Awards (Spain’s equivalent to the Academy Awards) together with Best Director, Actor, and movie.
Cuarón, co-writing along with his brother Carlos Cuarón, uses the format of a road trip movie to not only discover the culture, historical past, and people of Mexico but also to discover the fickle nature of male friendships and sexuality. Bernal shines in one of his earliest roles, as does Luna (both are actually comparatively … Read MoreRead More