Seven movies to debut this week

DAILY SABAH
ISTANBUL
Published 18.08.2017 21:26
Seven movies to debut this week

'Dangal'

Directed by Nitesh Tiwari and starring Aamir Khan, Sakshi Tanwar, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra in the leading roles, the Bollywood blockbuster "Dangal" opens this week.

The production tells the success story of a former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his daughters. Mahavir gives wrestling education to his daughters against all odds.

'The Hitman's Bodyguard'

Starring Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds in the leading roles, "The Hitman's Bodyguard" focuses on the story of skillful Michael Bryce who has to defend his enemy and a hit man who is always in trouble.

Making various references to the unforgettable film "The Bodyguard" with Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston, the film also stars figures like Salma Hayek, Elodie Yung and Gary Oldman in addition to Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds.

Written by Tom O'Connor, the comedy-action U.S. production was directed by Patrick Hughes.

'The Hunter's Prayer'

Directed by Jonathan Mostow and starring Sam Worthington and Odeya Rush, "The Hunter's Prayer" tells the story of a young assassin who helps a young woman to take revenge of her family's death.

'Final Portrait'

"Final Portrait" depicts the era in which the prominent artist Alberto Giacometti, played by Geoffrey Rush, worked on his last sculpture.

Written and directed by Stanley Tucci and starring Geoffrey Rush, Armie Hammer, Clemence Poesy, Tony Shalhoub and James Faulkner, the film starts with the American young novelist James Lord's visit to Giacometti's studio in Paris in 1960s.

Giacometti convinces the novelist to spend a few hours at his studio to be able to draw his portrait, however, things take longer than expected and the portrait cannot be completed for weeks.

'Annabelle: Creation'

Directed by David F. Sandberg, "Annabelle: Creation" tells the story of a group of orphan girls who were haunted by a cursed toy, Annabelle, and the nun responsible for the girls.

Written by Gary Dauberman, the U.S. production stars figures like Miranda Otto, Javier Botet, Stephanie Sigman, Talitha Bateman and Alicia Vela-Bailey.

'Plan B'

Co-directed by Michael Popescu and Ufuk Genç, "Plan B" focuses on the adventure of a three friends who are experts in martial arts and found themselves in the middle of a conspiracy about Berlin's gangland.

Written by Rafael Alberto Garciolo, the film stars Can Aydın, Cha-Lee Yoon, Phong Giang, Eugene Boateng and Julia Dietze.

'Eiga Doraemon: Nobita no nankyoku kachikochi daibouken' (Doraemon the Movie 2017: Great Adventure in the Antarctic Kachi Kochi)

Written and directed by Atsushi Takahashi, animation "Eiga Doraemon: Nobita no nankyoku kachikochi daibouken" focuses on the ice age adventure of the robotic cat Doraemon and its friends.

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