Films To Watch On Netflix and Amazon Prime in July
Posted on 7 July, 2017 by Team Wishberry
With the rains keeping us indoors this month, it’s a blessing that the Internet is loaded with some amazing films to catch online. We dived into what Netflix and Amazon Prime has in store for us, and came up with this list of good indies to catch online in July.
Also take a look at our list of series to watch on Netflix and Amazon Prime in July:
The Invisible Guest (Contratiempo)
Directed by Oriol Paula, The Invisible Guest is the story of a young businessman who wakes up in a locked hotel room next to the body of his dead lover. He hires a prestigious lawyer to defend him, and over the course of one night, they work together to find out what happened.
Directed by Geetu Mohandas Liar’s Dice has won multiple National and International Awards. The plot follows the story of a migrant labourer who is on a hunt looking for her missing husband along with her 3-year-old daughter and her pet goat.
Five Lebanese women struggling with various issues in life - adultery, virginity, marriage, homosexuality and old age, find solace in the company of each other. Directed by Nadine Labaki the film screened at the Directors’ Fortnight section at the Cannes Film Festival and competed for the Caméra d'Or.
Five-year-old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, away from home and family. After surviving alone in Kolkata, Saroo gets adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories and Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home. Directed by Garth Davis the film is based on the book ‘A Long Way Home’ by Saroo Brierley.
To The Bone
A 20-year-old young woman struggling with anorexia joins a group home for youths, which is led by a non-traditional doctor. Starring the brilliant Lily Collins and Keanu Reeves the story focuses on embracing life as it is.
Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the underwater mystery to the world.
Set in the early 1960s, a migrant teenager from Puerto Rico finds himself in the middle of a drug trafficking business, in an attempt to help his struggling family. He is quickly enslaved by drug use leaving his family desolate to find a way to help him.
The Incredible Jessica James
An aspiring playwright in New York strikes up a new relationship with a recently divorced guy while on the rebound from a break-up. Starring Jessica Williams and Chris O'Dowd the film closed the Sundance Film Festival to a standing ovation in 2017.
Daughters of Destiny
Daughters of Destiny directed by Vanessa Roth tells viewers the unforgettable story of a school that has changed countless lives for the better since 1997. The film captures the journey of Shanti Bhavan - the school that has provided free education for some of India's most impoverished and underrepresented children.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
If you haven’t caught the classic yet, now is your time! The Good, the Bad and the Ugly directed by Sergio Leone is set to the backdrop of the Civil War. Two men, Blondie and Tuco, form an uncomfortable alliance while looking for treasure. The duo must also outwit Angel Eyes, an outlaw who wants to plunder the riches for himself.
Directed by the critically acclaimed Asghar Farhadi, The Salesman follows the story of a young married couple that are forced out of their apartment. Soon, the couple manage to find a new flat but life turns upside down when a stranger attacks the wife. Thence the husband sets out on a mission to seek revenge at all costs.
Directed by John Madden and starring Jessica Chastain, Miss Sloane follows the story of a lobbyist who is willing to bend the rules for her clients. When asked to help oppose a bill that imposes regulations on firearms, she soon finds new enemies who threaten her career and the people she cares about.
Did we miss out on any film that deserves to be on this list? Do let us know in the comments below!