The weekend we’ve all been waiting for has arrived. Weekend plans for many of us include calming down, relaxing, getting away from the constant hustle and bustle and having fun if possible. But how? Is it possible to fit them all into a weekend? Moviegoers know the answer! This week we’re here with our weekly list of movie suggestions that will sadden you from time to time, lift your spirits from time to time, and in any case allow you to discover new worlds.

1. ll Conformista – The Conformist – (1970) – IMDB: 7.9

One of the immortal works of Italian cinema, The Conformist tops our weekly list of recommended films. Written by Bernardo Bertolucci, one of the leading exponents of cinema, and shot by the same master, the film focuses on the exciting and adventurous story of the “conformist”, as the title suggests.

Jean-Louis Trintignant plays the conformist (Marcello) in this unforgettable Italian classic. Names such as Stefania Sandrelli, Dominique Sanda, Pierre Clementi and Gaston Mochin accompany Trintignant with their amazing performances.

Fully adopting the ideology of Mussolini’s Italy, Marcello (Jean-Louis Trintignant) is sent on a very important and secret mission after becoming a member of a body working for the government. However, this task will make the conformist question the ideology surrounding his whole life.

2. Network – Network – (1976) – IMDB: 8.1

Network, one of the most iconic films in the world, is number two on our weekly list of recommended films. The 1976 film, directed by American director Sidney Lumet, starred Faye Dunaway, William Holden and Peter Finch. The script for this unusual film was written by Paddy Chayefsky. The film managed to win 10 Oscar nominations and four Oscar statuettes during the period of acquaintance with the audience. The plot of the film in brief is as follows:

Howard Beal (Peter Finch) is an experienced on-screen news anchor. However, the name of this television veteran was losing its popularity every day, and almost no one watched him. For this reason, Howard Beal, who receives the news that he will be “fired” from a friend on the TV channel, finds an ingenious way to increase his ratings. An experienced TV presenter announces that he will commit suicide on his next broadcast during the live broadcast! Yes, the ratings have gone up, but this brilliant idea makes Beal the target of a hitman…

3. Wild Bunch – Wild Bunch – (1969) – IMDB: 7.9

The picture of the American director Sam Peckinpah in 1969 “The Wild Bunch” is one of the most “tough” feature films of the 60s. The film features names such as William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Edmond O’Brien, Ben Jonson and Warren. , fluctuates greatly.

Unlike classic western storytelling, The Wild Bunch, which explores the world from a very interesting point of view, is a very important work that inspired many films after it with its style of storytelling, as well as its use of cameras and editing, which is quite progressive compared to the period in which it was taken.

4. The World According to Garp – Garp’s Little World – (1982) – IMDB: 7.1

Master actor Robin Williams stars in the 1982 comedy-drama film directed by American director George Roy Hill, based on the book of the same name by John Irving.

The memorable comedy movie name of Robin Williams is accompanied by names like Mary Beth Hurt and Glenn Close. The film, which was an international success at the time of its release, tells the story of Garp (Robin Williams) as he tries to become a writer in order to win the heart of the girl he has fallen in love with, his mother, a nurse who studies lust, and a number of interesting characters around them. Garp’s World looks at the good things of the West from a different perspective with its humorous elements that it uses quite appropriately and often in a veiled way.

5. Charlie Wilson’s War – Charlie Wilson’s War – (2007) – IMDB: 7.0

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Directed by American director and director Mike Nichols, “Charlie Wilson’s War” follows the true story of a Texas congressman named Charlie Wilson who provided material resources and weapons to Soviet-occupied Afghanistan. With world-famous names such as Julia Roberts, Tom Hanks and Philip Seymour Hoffman, the film grabs attention with a fluid storytelling style that combines Cold War era vibes with elements of comedy and drama.

6. Die Blechtrommel – Tin Drum – (1979) – IMDB: 7.5

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Die Blechtrommel, sixth on our weekly list of recommended movies, is a war drama from German director Volker Schl├Ândorff. The production, which met the audience in 1979, managed to win the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, as well as the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in the same year.

Adapted from the 1958 book of the same name by Nobel Prize-winning German writer G├╝nther Grass, the film focuses on the struggle of a boy named Oskar (David Bennent) who is aware of the growing corruption in Nazi Germany in order to stay away from that corruption. .

7. We are not angels – We are not angels – (1989) – IMDB: 6.1

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At the bottom of our weekly list of recommended films is the comedy-drama We’re Not Angels by Irish writer, screenwriter and filmmaker Neil Jordan. The film’s cast consists of world famous names such as Robert De Niro, Sean Penn and Demi Moore.

Two friends named Ned (Robert De Niro) and Jim (Sean Penn), who for some unknown reason ended up in prison in “depressed” America in the 1930s, somehow manage to escape from prison and rush to a remote frontier town. At the same time, the townspeople are waiting for two religious figures to guide them. Ned and Jim don’t pass up the opportunity to hide in the service of God! But unexpected events will complicate the adventure of the two friends more and more.

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