Cinemundo, Saturday, 8:50 p.m.
April 1945. Everything points to the victory of the Allies, which will culminate with the end of the Second World War. Behind enemy lines, deep in German territory, Sergeant Don “Wardaddy” Collier is in charge of a small group of brave men and a single tank. The goal is to kill as many enemies as possible and get out of this hell alive. Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman, Jon Bernthal, Michael Peña, Jason Isaacs and Scott Eastwood bring this war movie written and directed by David Ayer to life. It is broadcast during a marathon dedicated to Brad Pitt, on the occasion of the actor’s 58th birthday. Before Furygo in the air spy game (at 4:30 p.m.) and Moneyball – Risk Game (6:35 p.m.); after, Snatch – Pigs and Diamonds (11:05 p.m.) and intimate danger (00:55).
RTP2, Saturday, 11:38 p.m.
Manoel de Oliveira films this search for a thesis on Shakespeare in Arrábida. American investigator Michael (John Malkovich), accompanied by his wife, Hélène (Catherine Deneuve), searches the convent library for clues proving that the British playwright was, after all, Jewish and Spanish, and that a of his Italian ancestors passed through Portugal. But the couple is not alone in the convent: other tenants weave the plot of sudden events and bizarre arrests.
The Fall of the American Empire
RTP1, Saturday, 23:50
With Alexandre Landry, Maxim Roy and Rémy Girard in the lead roles, a comedy written and directed by Denys Arcand. Pierre-Paul Daoust has a doctorate in philosophy but survives on his driver’s salary. One day, after witnessing a robbery, he takes two bags full of cash and hides them in his van. He, who has never dared to commit the slightest illegality, thus becomes wanted by the police.
The breadwinner (original)
RTP2, Sunday, 1:25 p.m.
Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, it’s a drama set in a war, rated for ages 12 and up. We are in 2001. Afghanistan is under the Taliban regime. Parvana is an 11-year-old girl whose life changes when her father is wrongfully accused and imprisoned. The mother, prevented from working because she is a woman, finds herself without the means to meet the needs of her children. Parvana then makes a brave decision: cut her hair, wear boy’s clothes and look for work. Along with the loss of innocence, he faces the discovery of a world full of injustices, where survival is difficult and depends almost exclusively on solidarity. Nora Twomey directs this adaptation of the work of the same name by Canadian activist Deborah Ellis.
Cinemundo, Sunday, 20:05
Comedy performed by Ron Howard. Business partners pattern car and lifelong friends Ronny (Vince Vaughn) and Nick (Kevin James) practically live each other’s lives with their respective partners Beth (Jennifer Connelly) and Geneva (Winona Ryder). Everything seems to be going well until Ronny sees his best friend’s wife with another man. Determined to set the record straight, he eventually discovers that she’s not the only one keeping secrets.
Ruth and Alex
RTP1, Sunday, 00:39
Ruth (Diane Keaton) and Alex (Morgan Freeman) live in a nice apartment in Brooklyn. There they shared the last 40 years of their lives. The five floors without a lift, which you have to climb both each time you leave, are the main reason for an important decision: to move. Despite their reluctance to let go of so many memories, both are determined to begin a new phase in a smaller house and less crowded part of town. What they can’t imagine is the hell it can become. Based on Bestselling Heroic measuresby Canadian writer Jill Ciment, a film about aging, directed by Richard Loncraine from a screenplay by Charlie Peters.
Iran seen from the air
Odyssey, Saturday, 7:34 p.m.
The natural and human landscapes of Iran are shown from the air, through images of mountains, deserts and The Eastern Plains – the three episodes that make up the documentary series and which are now broadcast at once.
On the traffic route with Mariana Van Zeller
National Geographic, Saturday, 10:30 p.m.
Preview of the second season of the journey to the underworld of the black markets, which enters clandestine networks to meet those who are dedicated to the trafficking of drugs, weapons, sex, animals or even ideologies. The conductor is Mariana van Zeller, who with this program became the first Portuguese to have a series in her own name on the channel. On filming during the pandemic, the award-winning journalist told Lusa that the health crisis has added challenges to an already complicated task and the effects are visible on the ground, with a sharp rise in black markets. “We realized that it’s more relevant and important than ever to do a show like this,” he concluded. To see on Saturday.
Investigation: shipwrecks in the ocean
National Geographic, Sunday, 10:30 p.m.
Start. The wrecks of three German submarines occupy the first episode of this documentary series which promises to reveal “the accounts of the last moments of the ships and those who were on board at the time of the disasters”. For this, it has contributions from divers and archaeologists, personal testimonies and reconstructions using the latest technologies. See Sunday.
RTP1, Sunday, 2:15 p.m.
What marks has the pandemic left on sexuality? Supported by studios conducted during periods of confinement – revealing, for example, the increase in the use of dating apps and the search for sex toys, as well as anxiety and dissatisfaction – Linha da Frente ” has entered, without secrets, into the intimacy of Portuguese”, announces RTP. the salt of life is a report by journalist Sandra Vindeirinho, with an image by João Serra Martins and an edit by Vanessa Brízido.
Adele – One Night
RTP2, Saturday, 22:02
Start. In mid-November, the British artist performed in this special, recorded in Los Angeles, in which she sang some of the songs from the new album for the first time, 30, to mix with others of the previous discs. The lineup’s ten songs are interspersed with an interview with Oprah Winfrey, in which Adele shares stories from her music and her (Inseparable) personal life.
Junior Eurovision Song Contest
RTP1, Sunday, 3 p.m.
Direct. Simão Oliveira, winner of the children of the voice, travels to Paris to represent Portugal in the youth version of the Eurovision Song Contest. competes with The guy, written by Fernando Daniel and Diogo Clemente. The program is commented by Nuno Galopim.
The Fantastic Voyage of Marona (V. Orig.)
RTP2, Saturday, 1:39 p.m.
Winner of the Grand Prize at the 2020 Monstra Animation Festival (where it also won the Audience Award and Best Original Soundtrack Award, composed by Pablo Pico), Romanian director Anca Damian’s feature film is a fable about a little dog who, when crushed, remembers the different houses she has passed through and the owners to whom she has shown her loyalty.
In the grip of Christmas (V. Port.)
Disney Channel, Saturday, 9:15 p.m.
Start. This family comedy follows the “Groundhog Day” formula – illustrated in the film The charm of time, with Bill Murray – and applies it to Christmas. The date repeats itself again and again, from the moment when a 12-year-old girl, disenchanted by the changes in her family, expresses the desire to start this day again, as before.
The Croods (V port)
Syfy, Sunday, 9:30 p.m.
The Croods are a prehistoric family who have always lived in a cave where they were born. When a natural accident grinds the cave to dust and all, the clan is forced to embark on their first big family journey, discovering a fascinating and colorful world they really want to live in. An animated family comedy, written and directed by Kirk DeMicco and Chris Sanders.