15 Best Movies of 2020 You Don't Want to Miss

The strangest and most problematic year in several decades turned out to be, in spite of everything, quite decent for the cinema. 

Though, Hollywood hastened to move almost all blockbusters planned for 2020 into an uncertain future., many prestigious festivals either went online or did not take place at all. Film distribution around the world almost collapsed. But the original, unusual, thoughtfully, and aptly expressed,  both on the topic of the day and on the eternal themes of cinema, even in these difficult circumstances, managed to find a way to the viewer. 

Chlorine has compiled a list of 25 movies of 2020 that impressed us the most. Let’s explore the list together.

#1 She Dies Tomorrow | Thriller/Drama | July, 2020

She Dies Tomorrow - Official Trailer

After waking up convinced that she is going to die tomorrow, Amy's carefully mended life begins to unravel. As her delusions of certain death become contagio...

There is no apocalypse more terrifying than the confusion of feelings. Especially when it is also contagious.

Amy Simetz's overwrought, hallucinogenic, captivatingly hysterical in tone "She dies tomorrow," tells about a mysterious deadly virus, the first symptom of which is the unexpected and inexplicable knowledge of imminent, too-soon death.

#2 Malmkrog’ | Drama/Fantasy | October, 2020 (Russia)

Malmkrog | Trailer | Berlinale Encounters 2020

Recipient of the award for Best Director in the Encounters Competition 2020: Cristi Puiu.The trailer for "Malmkrog" by Cristi Puiu, starring Frédéric Schulz-...

Epic, almost four hours in time and dizzying in the density of dialogues. Disclosure of philosophical, historical, and theological conflicts that have been tearing the Russian world apart.

The conflicts of more than a century and a half is masterfully depicted in the Romanian Cristi Puiu's ''Malmcrog''. Based on the works of Vladimir Solovyov.

#3 Da 5 Bloods’ | War/Drama | June, 2020

Da 5 Bloods | Official Trailer | Netflix

From Academy Award® Winner Spike Lee comes a New Joint: the story of four African-American Vets - Paul (Delroy Lindo), Otis (Clarke Peters), Eddie (Norm Lewi...

Every really big American director is obliged to make a film about Vietnam sooner or later. Well, Spike Lee's approach to this topic is unlike any previous film. 

Lee not only reinterprets the experience of African American soldiers in the Vietnam War but also brings to the surface the entire murky tradition of war cinema in principle.

#4 Residue | Drama | July, 2020

Residue trailer from director Merawi Gerima

Making his feature directorial debut at the 2020 Slamdance Film Festival is writer-director Merawi Gerima's Residue.When Jay arrives home, he finds his neigh...

Merawi Gerima's debut film ''Residue'' is definitely a worth-watch. 

After graduation, a black filmmaker returns to the historically black streets of Washington where he grew up.  He wants to write a script about his childhood. But to his surprise, he returns to an unrecognizable neighborhood.

#5 Never Rarely Sometimes Always | Drama | June, 2020

NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS - Official Trailer [HD] - At Home On Demand April 3

An intimate portrayal of two teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania. Faced with an unintended pregnancy and a lack of local support, Autumn and her cousin Skyl...

In the context of the gender wars that are shaking the modern world and the media industry, Eliza Hittman's opportunistic drama ''Never Rarely Sometimes Always'' tells the story of a schoolgirl who got an unexpected pregnancy. 

The girl sets on a long and difficult trip from Pennsylvania to a New York abortion clinic, where, unlike her home state, she does not need parental permission for the operation.


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