Beginning Nov. 18 and running through the rest of 2022, Film Movement is offering 35% off an annual subscription to its subscription streaming service Film Movement+.
Regularly priced at $59.99 per year, the annual subscription is on sale at $39 (or $3.25 per month). Consumers can visit www.filmmovementplus.com to sign up for the discounted annual plan by using the promo code PLUS35.
Launched in 2018, Film Movement+ offers cinema aficionados 500-plus feature films and shorts from festivals around the world — Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Toronto, Locarno, Sundance and SXSW to name a few — along with exclusive North American premieres not available anywhere else, new films each week, original content, and partnerships with organizations such as the Alliance for Women Film Journalists.
Film Movement+’s deep catalog is highlighted by some of the most acclaimed foreign art house titles, American independent films and documentaries of the past several decades, including Theeb, the 2016 Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Film; After the Storm, a family drama from 2018 Palme d’Or winner Hirokazu Kore-eda; Takeshi “Beat” Kitano’s crime dramas Violent Cop, Boiling Point and Hana-Bi; North American exclusives, such as Mario Martone’s The Mayor of Rione Sanita and Yujiro Harumoto’s Official Berlinale Selection A Balance; as well as films from directors such as Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Lee Isaac Chung, Maren Ade, Jessica Hausner, Andrei Konchalovsky, Andrzej Wajda, Diane Kurys, Ciro Guerra and Melanie Laurent.
The company’s Film Movement Classics line, featuring new restorations of acclaimed films, is also represented on the service and includes Bille August’s Pelle the Conqueror, an Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Language Film in 1996, and The Great Silence, the landmark spaghetti western from Sergio Corbucci films, as well as films from such notables as Ang Lee, Eric Rohmer, Luchino Visconti, Stanley Kwan, Peter Greenaway, Marleen Gorris, Takeshi Kitano, Arturo Ripstein, King Hu and Ettore Scola.
The service’s most watched films of 2022 include:
- Tokyo Decadence (director Ryu Murukami, Japan, 1992)
- Bad Roads (director Natalya Vorozhbit, Ukraine, 2020)
- Once Were Warriors (director Lee Tamahori, New Zealand, 1994)
- Confessions of a Young American Housewife (director Joseph W. Sarno, U.S., 1975)
- The Pillow Book (director Peter Greenaway, U.K., 1996)
- Nina Wu (director Midi Z, Taiwan/Malaysia, 2019)
- The Real Thing (director Koji Fukada, Japan, 2020)
- Bille (director Inara Kolmane, Latvia, 2018)
- The Pencil (director Natalya Nazarova, Russia, 2019)
- A Call Girl (director Damjan Kozole, Slovenia, 2009)
- Where I’ve Never Lived (director Paolo Franchi, Italy, 2017)
- Blizzard of Souls (director Dzintars Dreibergs, Latvia, 2019)
- Come Undone (director Silvio Soldini, Italy/Switzerland, 2010)
- The Waiter (director Steve Krikris, Greece, 2018)
- Amour Fou (director Jessica Hausner, Austria/Luxembourg/Germany, 2014)
- Atlantic (director Jan-Willem Van Ewijk, Germany/Belgium/Morocco, 2014)
- Oh Lucy! (director Atsuko Hirayanagi, U.S./Japan, 2017)
- Antonia’s Line (director Marleen Gorris, Netherlands, 1995)
- Dead Pigs (director Cathy Yan, China, 2018)
- A Girl Missing (director Koji Fukada, Japan, 2019)