Every year, BAFTA is always filled with films whose quality cannot be doubted. For this year, a total of 48 feature films were nominated for several categories. Curious what films to watch? Let’s take a look at the following five film recommendations!
Don’t Look Up (2021)
The film, which is nominated for “Best film”, tells the story of two astronomers who want to warn the world that a meteor will hit the earth and potentially cause the end of the world.
This film is a must watch because it is filled with world-class actors and actresses, from Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, to Timothée Chalamet. Even Ariana Grande, who we usually know through her songs, also did not want to lose to compete acting with these famous actors and actresses.
Curious, right? The film can be watched on the Netflix movie streaming service.
Last Night in Soho (2021)
Being one of the nominees in the “Outstanding British film” category, this film tells the story of a fashion design student named Ellie who in her dream meets a mysterious woman who lives in the 1960s.
Last Night in Soho is very suitable to watch for viewers who like things that smell like the 60s, from music to fashion . Although this film looks colorful, keep in mind that this film directed by Edgar Wright is a psychological thriller genre that is guaranteed to give the audience goosebumps.
Drive My Car (2021)
Drive My Car is one of five foreign language films that are included in the “Best film not in the English language” category. This film by Ryusuke Hamaguchi tells the story of an actor who is looking for a driver to drive his car. The actor finally met a woman in her 20s and they shared stories about many things.
This Japanese film is really worth watching for those of you who love the drama genre. Instead of presenting a petty romance story, as is common in films where the main characters are a man and a woman, this film actually gives us a unique perspective on family life.
Luca’s film became one of four films that were nominated for “Best animated film”. This animated film, a collaboration between Disney and Pixar, tells the story of Luca, a sea monster who can turn into a human when on land.
This film is a must watch for those of you who like films with the theme of friendship. Overall, this film is very heart -warming because it describes how innocent teenagers are in making friends and making friends with them. This movie can be watched via the Disney+ streaming site
If the four films above are fictional stories, the Cow film is a documentary that is included in the “Best documentary” category. This film tells the story of the life of a cattle named Luma, and contains the daily life of the cow.
Cow presents the reality of how the livestock industry works through a quite unique perspective, namely by taking cows as the main character. This documentary is worth watching for all those who are curious about what life is like for cattle.
Starting from animation, social and environmental issues, to documentaries are available at BAFTA 2022. For those who haven’t watched it yet, stream it immediately on your favorite viewing platform, OK. Djamin has no regrets!