The best Spanish movies on Netflix in 2022

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Spanish cinema on Netflix always surprises, and 2022 will be no different. A group of promising films will arrive next year to show that domestic fiction is not only in perfect health, but on fire. The world is watching us and our cinema responds with frantic thrillers that keep you on the edge of the sofa, romantic dramas that will go around the world thanks to their successful literary base, socially conscious dramas that make us look at the world of a different way. , futuristic landscapes that show us the consequences of the problems of the present and comedies to burst out laughing and to recommend without stopping. Wow, everything, and with stars of our national screens such as Carmen Machi, Quim Gutiérrez, Mario Casas, Inma Cuesta, Roberto Álamo, María Pedraza and more.

All this and more is what projects love ‘The Snow Maiden’, adaptation of the novel by Javier Castillo which will star Milena Smit (Almodóvar’s new daughter thanks to ‘Parallel Mothers’, who is nominated for the upcoming 2022 Oscars). In the book, we follow a journalism student who investigates the disappearance of Kiera Templeton, a three-year-old girl whose trace is lost during the Thanksgiving parade in New York in 1998. The mysteries also accumulate in the new film. of Patxi Amezcua, provisionally titled ‘Infiesto’, and which is located just at the start of the state of alert. Something looks like us! In this list we will also comment on everything we know about the new ambitious and international project of the Pastor brothers (“Hogar”): a Spanish spin-off of the film ‘A blind’, with Sandra Bullock in 2018 and directed by Susanne Bier. Now his catastrophic world will spill out onto the streets of Barcelona in a film that will have a cast led by the great Mario Casas. And we can’t wait to see what it looks like.

Without further ado, here we compile the best Spanish movies we’ll see in 2022 on Netflix, from already completed premieres like the terrifying ‘El páramo’ to hilarious comedies like ‘Amor de madre’, which will arrive in time for spring. Don’t worry, we’ll update everything we know about them: their release date, synopsis, cast and more. We don’t want to miss a single detail. Which of these new productions are you most looking forward to?

“The Desert” by David Casademunt

To the best horror movies on Netflix we can add this film by David Casademunt, starring Inma Cuesta, Roberto Álamo, Asier Flores and Alejandra Howard. It premiered on January 6 on the platform.

The film tells the story of a family that lives in isolation from the rest of the world, but even that distance won’t protect them from what’s to come. The calm of his daily life is altered by the presence of a terrifying creature which will test not only their survival skills, but also the very relationship between them

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‘Through my window’ by Marçal Fores

The film, based on the international literary phenomenon written by Ariana Godoy (who is also writing the screenplay) and directed by Marçal Fores, arrived on Netflix on February 4. And beware, there will be others: ‘Through my window’ will have two sequels.

The synopsis says:Raquel has been crazy all her life for Ares, her attractive and mysterious neighbor. She looks at him without being seen and it is because, to her great regret, they have not exchanged a word. Raquel has a very clear goal: to make Ares fall in love with her. But she’s not an innocent girl and she’s not ready to lose everything along the way, let alone herself.” With this story, it’s destined to become one of the best romance movies on Netflix.

“Glass Girls” by Jota Linares

Maria Pedraza (‘Elite’) stars in this new film by Jota Linares (with whom he previously worked on ‘Who Would You Take to a Deserted Island?’, also on Netflix), a psychological drama around the world of dance.

It opens on April 8.

The movie, which will compete for the Biznaga de Oro at the Malaga Festival, follows a dancer who has to replace a colleague who has just committed suicide. White of all the jealousy and cruelty of her companions, Irene (Pedraza) finds a friend in one of the company’s new dancers, but their relationship will become obsessive. The story is written by himself. Jota Linares and Jorge Naranjo and produced by Juan Solá, Nacho Manubens, Toni Sevilla and Mark Albela de Federation Spain. Complete your transaction Mona Martinez, Marta Hazas and Anne Wageneras well as a cast of professional dancers making their acting debut, led by Paula Losada.

“A Mother’s Love” by Paco Caballero

This comedy directed by Paco Caballero will take us on vacation hand in hand with a mother and a son, who will play Carmen Machi and Quim Gutierrez. It is produced by Morena Films and Lab Cinema, and will arrive on Netflix in the spring of 2022. In its cast we will also find Yolanda Ramos and Justina Bustos.

It opens on April 29.

With a screenplay by Cristóbal Garrido and Adolfo Valor, follow a young man who has just stood at the altar and sees how his mother decides to accompany him on his honeymoon. Will it become one of Netflix’s best comedies?

“The Criminal Readers Club” by Carlos Alonso Ojea

The first slasher Spanish Netflix is ​​just around the corner. Directed by Carlos Alonso Ojea and with a screenplay by writer Carlos García Miranda based on his own novel, “The Criminal Readers Club” promises strong emotions in the realm of terror among teenagers. Filming has started and at the moment there is no release date. Produced by Brutal Media, the film features young talents Veki Velilla, Álvaro Mel, Priscilla Delgado, Iván Pellicer, Ane Rot, Carlos Alcaide, Hamza Zaidi, María Cerezuela (winner of the best new actress award at the Goyas 2022) and has the participation of Daniel Grao.

The story follows eight young students who meet weekly in a book club to share their passion for horror literature. After being accomplices in a fatal accident and having signed a pact of silence, the group of young people will be threatened by an anonymous writer who wants to reveal his dark secret in a very original way: by publishing a bloody horror novel based on them on social networks. networks. . What if fiction began to slip into reality?

‘A blind’ (working title) by the Pastor brothers

From the producers of international phenomenon ‘Blind,’ the post-apocalyptic film starring Sandra Bullock, is coming now an expansion of the universe that wowed audiences in 2018. We know the context: a mysterious force has decimated the world’s population, pushing anyone who looks at it to commit suicide, so the survivors must wear blindfolds to protect themselves.

Now, Sebastián and his daughter Anna must embark on their own path of survival through the deserted streets of Barcelona.. But as they forge tenuous alliances with other survivors and seek refuge, a threat more sinister than the unseen beings arises. This ambitious production will be directed by Alex and David Pastorand featuring Mario Casas, Georgina Campbell, Diego Calva, Alejandra Howard, Naila Schuberth, Patrick Criado, Celia Freijeiro, with Lola Dueñas, Gonzalo de Castro, Michelle Jenner and Leonardo Sbaraglia.

‘Nowhere’ (working title) by Albert Pintó

Directed by Albert PintoProtagonized by Anna Castillo and produced by Miguel Ruzthis promises to be one of Netflix’s Spanish-language fiction highlights next year.

The film takes place in the near future and is about Nada, a young pregnant woman who escapes from a country at war hiding in a container aboard a freighter. Halfway through, a violent storm throws the container into the sea. Imprisoned in the metal coffin, Nada gives birth to her daughter. Now, weakened by childbirth, adrift, without food or water, she must fight to survive and save the girl.

‘Infiesto’ (working title) by Patxi Amezcua

Written and directed by Patxi Amezcuathis Vaca Films production is also included in the Netflix schedule for 2022. It stars Isak Ferriz and Iria del Rioand filming began on October 28 in Gijón.

The film begins on the first day of the state of alert, where two inspectors are called to a small mining town in the Asturian mountains where a young woman presumed dead for months has appeared. As the world crumbles and personal tragedies strike everywhere, detectives soon realize that the virus may not be the only dark force at work. Perhaps we will soon be able to count it among the best thrillers of Spanish cinema.

“A Man of Action” by Javier Ruiz Caldera

filmmaker Javier Ruiz Caldera (“Superlopez”) will sign a film on Netflix based on the real figure of the Navarrese Lucio Urtubia, known as anarchist robin hood, and whose title is ‘A man of action’. It’s featured Juan Jose Ballesta and Miki Esparbe.

“The life of Urtubia, brigand, forger, anarchist and above all mason, was a fabulous inspiration to build a fast, fun and exciting film“, said the director in a statement when the project was announced. Produced by La Pulga y el Elefante SL for the platform, it will be shot between Spain and France and will take place between the 50s and 80s.

“Phenomena” (Carlos Theron)

Directed by Carlos Theron and written by Fernando Navarro and Marta Buchaca, it will be shot over the next 9 weeks between Toledo and Madrid as the main locations. Belén Rueda, Gracia Olayo, Toni Acosta and Emilio Gutiérrez Caba lead a cast completed by Ivan Massagué, Óscar Ortuño, Lorena López and Antonio Pagudo.

“At the end of the 90s, Sagrario (Belén Rueda), Paz (Gracia Olayo), Gloria (Toni Acosta) and Father Girón (Emilio Gutiérrez Cava), formed a research team specializing in paranormal phenomena: the Hepta group. Although the group isn’t having their best time, they agree to investigate an antique store where strange things are happening. But what seemed to be a case like any other, will become the most difficult of their lives. And only together can they solve it.

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