What to watch on TV this week? Our pick of the best movies airing on free-to-air channels from 15 to 21 August 2022.
We report in our column like every week Tonight on TV Best feature films in prime time programming on free-to-air channels.
Best Movies in Prime Time
August 15 to 21
Monday, August 15 21.00 on Cine34
August is ok
from Sergio Martino Corn Mauro Di Francesco, Gianni Ciardo, Sabrina Salerno, Alessandra Mussolini, Claudio Liotti, Ferruccio Castronuovo, Ennio Drovandi, Luisa Maneri
Summary: In a hotel on the Riviera, two mechanics, Giusto and Severo, who have come to town to deliver a Ferrari Mondial to a wealthy commander on vacation, try to attract some girls by posing as wealthy entrepreneurs and staying at a hotel.
Tuesday 16th August 21.00 on Cine34
Traveling with my father
from Alberto Sordi Corn Alberto Sordi, Carlo Verdone, Angelo Infanti, Giuliana Calandra, Eddie Angelillo, Ugo Bologna, Margie Evelyn Newton, Tiziana Pini, Angela Cardil, Giuseppe Mannajuolo, Victoria Cini, Esther Carloni, Orsetta Gregorelli, Frances Gregoretti Dear Beauty
Summary: Armando, a vital man with a happy soul, drags his son, shy and awkward, on vacation with him, with the idea of making him appreciate the pleasures of life.
Wednesday 17 August did ore 21.00 Su La5
Little big love
from Carlo Vancina Corn Barbara Snellenberg, Raoul Boa, Daniel Fallery, Paul Freeman, Sarah Alexander, Alessio Avenali, Adam Barker, Tilly Blackwood, Bettina Giovannini, Godfrey James, Jason Morrell, Julian Rind-Tutt, Shane Rimmer, Catherine Simschel, Jace, Liz, Liz Mark Sinden, David Warner, Francesca Ventura, and Susanna York
Summary: Sofia wants the freedom to choose, so she decides to escape to Sardinia. Here he meets Marco, a young windsurfing instructor, with whom he falls in love.
Thursday 18th August did ore 21.30 on First TV on Channel 5
from Giorgio Tirabasi Corn Giorgio Tirabassi, Ricky Memphis, Marco Giallini, Pasquale “Lillo” Petrolo, Valerio Mastandria, Roberta Matte
Summary: 40-year-old Ruffetto and Nello are two eccentric thugs who, after serving four years in prison for a coup, live in a neighborhood on the outskirts of Rome. The two tirelessly plan a heist. Change their normal life. It is not so easy to take back the business and, above all, bring it to a successful conclusion: in this way, they are convinced that fate is not on their side …
Friday 19 August did ore Rai 3 at 21.20
from Antonio Albanese Corn Antonio Albanese, Alex Fontja, Aud LeGastalois, Daniela Piperno, David Anzalone
Summary: Mario Cavallaro wakes up every morning the same way, in the same house, in the same neighborhood, in the same city of Milan. He had just turned fifty. Order, punctuality, punctuality, respect, decorum, low voice, Mario likes everyone to be in their place. His life is divided between the stocking shop he inherited from his father and his sole passion, a vegetable garden planted on the terrace of his house. Every change scares him, when he sells his old bar to an Egyptian and when Oba, a daring Senegalese sock seller, shows up in front of his shop. Too much is too much, and Mario has a solution that’s both simple and crazy at the same time: “Put things in order”. So, he decides to kidnap the Oba and bring him back to his home, Milan-Senegal. After all, he thinks, if everyone does that, the immigration problem will be solved, set up the navigator. But down the road this paradox can become very complicated. The Oba will consent to his “deportation” as long as Mario takes his sister Dalida home. Could this be serious trouble or the beginning of a new unexpected union?
Saturday 20th August Rai 3 at 21.20
Once upon a time in the west
from Sergio Leone Corn Henry Fonda, Claudia Cardinale, Jason Robards, Charles Bronson, Gabrielle Ferzetti, Paolo Stoppa, Woody Stroud, Jack Elam, Keenan Wynn, Frank Wolff, Lionel Stander, Marco Zuanelli, Aldo Berti, Marilo Carteni, Claudio Giannino Mele, Claudio Scarchilli, Enrico Morcella, Umberto Morcella, Tullio Palmieri, Renato Pinciroli, Frank Leslie, Stefano Imparato, Spartaco Conversi, Bruno Corazzari, Paolo Figlia, Livio Andronico, Salvatori, Salvatori Basile, Benito Stefanelli, Dino Testi Zamboni, Luigi Magnani, and Giovanni Ivan Scrattaglia
Summary: Brett McBain, a widower of Irish descent, lives in the Kansas desert with his children. Here he hopes to be happy with his second wife, Jill, who is about to arrive from New Orleans.
Sunday, August 21 9.30 pm on Channel Five
But what a lovely surprise
from Alessandro Genovesi Corn Claudio Bisio, Frank Mattano, Valentina Lodovini, Ornella Vanoni, Renato Posetto, Chiara Bachetti
Summary: The film tells the story of Guido (Claudio Bisio), a high school romantic dreamer and literature professor whose life falls apart when his girlfriend of many years leaves him for another man. Paolo (Frank Mattano), his former lazy student, now physical education teacher, has become his best friend and will do everything to help him get out of the crisis, from summoning his parents in Milan to Naples. Thanks to a meeting with new neighbor Sylvia, Guido’s situation seems to be smiling again. Sylvia is not only beautiful, but also understands sports. Apparently the perfect woman. But does the perfect woman exist? Our protagonists will have to deal with this question.
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