Screen scene: Films, series to stream this week

Screen scene: Films, series to stream this week
“The Mire” is a Polish crime drama set in the early Eighties. (Supplied)
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Updated 17 April 2020

Screen scene: Films, series to stream this week

Screen scene: Films, series to stream this week

Rising High 




“Rising High” is on Netflix. (Supplied)

Starring: David Kross, Frederick Lau, Janina Uhse 

Where: Netflix 

German crime movie with some touches of humor. Two real-estate conmen team up with banker Nicole Kleber in a hugely successful get-rich- quick scheme. But their lies catch up with them, and they each have to decide what is really important to them. 

Earth And Blood 




“Earth And Blood” is on Netflix. (Supplied)

Starring: Sami Bouajila, Eriq Ebouaney, Samy Seghir 

Where: Netflix 

This French action-thriller, directed by Julien Leclercq, follows sawmill owner Said and his teenage daughter Sarah who become tangled up with an organized crime syndicate when they try to sell their family business and discover that someone has stashed cocaine in the sawmill. 

Sergio 

Starring: Wagner Moura, Ana de Armas, Garret Dillahunt, Will Dalton 

Where: Netflix 

Movie based on the life of UN diplomat Sergio Vieira de Mello, who worked in several of the world’s most-unstable regions. He takes one last assignment — in Baghdad, which quickly turns into a life-and-death struggle. 

The Mire 

Starring: Andrzej Seweryn, Dawid Ogrodnik, Zofia Wichlacz 

Where: Netflix 

Polish crime drama set in the early Eighties. When their town is rocked by news of a double murder, two journalists are suspicious of the police’s handling of the case and begin their own investigation. 

The Last Dance 

Starring: Michael Jordan, Scott Burrell, Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman 

Where: Netflix from April 20

An in-depth look at the Chicago Bulls in the NBA’s 97-98 season, when this extraordinary team won its third consecutive championship amid a chaotic and divisive atmosphere behind the scenes. It was basketball legend Michael Jordan’s final season with the Bulls.