MUBI Picks at Posteritati | Hari Nef | MUBI

Hot on the heels of starring in Greta Gerwig’s highly anticipated BARBIE and new HBO show The Idol, actress Hari Nef joins us at Posteritati to share some of her favorite posters from her dazzling selection of films from the MUBI vaults. Watch picks by filmmakers like Shirley Clarke, Jean-Luc Godard, Martine Syms, and more on MUBI here.

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FALLEN LEAVES. Aki Kaurismãki's timeless, hopeful and ultimately satisfying love story about two lonely souls’ path to happiness – and the numerous hurdles they encounter along the way. Official Selection of the Telluride, Toronto and New York Film Festivals, and winner of the Jury Prize at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival.

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Getting sucked into an infinite loop of drugs, men and dizzying mystery? That’s one cure for writer’s block! Frolicking and squabbling across the beaches, clubs, and rooftops of Mexico, Sebastián Silva and Jordan Firstman play hilarious versions of themselves in this absurd and sexy meta-comedy.

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Bumpy journeys across the British Isles don’t come more timely than this. Playing with turbulent, limbo-like airspace between London and Dublin, directorial duo Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor make profound use of poetic license to investigate what it means, in a fast-changing present, to belong.

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Paired with Al Pacino for the first time onscreen, De Niro plays elusive prey to labile hunter in a masculine melodrama where two souls become fatally entwined. Novelistic in scope, Michael Mann’s epic Los Angeles crime saga is a film with a powerhouse reputation that has only continued to grow.

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A ticking time bomb of tempestuous emotions, Valentina Maurel’s visceral, award-sweeping debut burns with the intensity of teenage girlhood. Thrashing against the sensual blues of San José, Costa Rica, a combustible father-daughter bond is ruled by a whirlpool of poetry and violence, love and rage.

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An out-of-this-world nightmare birthed from metal and flesh, Shin’ya Tsukamoto’s cult horror classic frenetically rejects the drudgery of so-called normal life. Surrendering to the tactile allure of the machine, the human body undergoes extreme transformations, set to a frenzied industrial score.

Now streaming here.

Visionary director Djibril Diop Mambéty (Touki Bouki) makes a feisty assault on economic imperialism in this loose adaptation of Friedrich Durrenmatt’s play, The Visit. Relocated to a Senegalese town, Hyenas is a comic, cutting critique of globalization conveyed with playful, imaginative flourish.

Now streaming here.

Juxtaposing overwhelming sorrow with an underlying joy, Abderrahmane Sissako intertwines the cruel realities of occupation with buoyant, moving moments that overwhelmingly emphasize the strength of the human spirit. Timbuktu is a political film of defiance, resilience, and poetry.

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Thirty years before Call Me By Your Name, this lavish period drama from Merchant Ivory encapsulated their uniquely tender and direct perspective on gay love. Featuring a young Hugh Grant in a passionate, heartbreaking performance, this visionary piece of queer cinema has left its mark.

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