Dark Romance. A Child’s Grief. Suspense.

From domestic noir to domestic animals, the themes range far and wide on OTT this week. Sukanya Verma makes her recommendations:


Where to watch? Amazon Prime Video
Language: Hindi

Deepika Padukone and Siddhant Chaturvedi give into their impulses resulting in repercussions much darker than they are prepared for in Shakun Batra’s sensual exploration of messy love affairs.


Where to watch? Amazon Prime Video
Language: Tamil (with subtitles)

Karthik Subbaraj’s father-son story looked at through the prism of righteousness pits Vikram and real-life beta Dhruv Vikram.


Child of Kamiari Month
Where to watch? Netflix
Language: Japanese (with subtitles

Anime fans rejoice, Child of Kamiari Month reflects on grief through a young girl’s journey to the mythical land of Izumo, a year after she loses her mother.


Where to watch? Disney Hotstar
Language: Korean (with subtitles)

Set in late 1980s dictatorial South Korea, two university students fall in love against all odds across 16 emotionally-charged episodes of this brand new K-drama.


Where to watch? Amazon Prime Video
Language: English

Steven Soderbergh directs Zoe Kravitz in a suspenseful thriller about a techie in possession of criminal evidence overcoming her agoraphobia and reporting it to the authorities.

Freedom Fight
Where to watch? SonyLIV
Language: Malayalam (with subtitles

Another week, another anthology. Five social issue stories revolving around the theme of freedom find expression in creative voices ranging from Jeo Baby to Francis Lou.


Malli Modalaindi
Where to watch? Zee5
Language: Telugu (with subtitles)

Dating after divorce forms the crux of Malli Modalaindi where a man’s casual romance with his ex-wife’s lawyer takes a serious turn.


Where to watch? Mubi
Language: English

Andrea Arnold’s stunning documentary on the routine and challenges of the farm animal raises some essential, ethical, questions.


The Sky is Everywhere
Where to watch? Apple TV+
Language: English

Inspired by Jandy Nelson’s young adult novel of the same name, The Sky is Everywhere is about how an American high schooler’s love for music and nature helps her heal after her big sister dies suddenly from an heart ailment.


The Privilege
Where to watch? Netflix
Language: German (with subtitles)

Rich teenagers attending an elite private school discover a killer fungus and other creepy truths in a horror tale from Germany.


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