“Comedies à la Carte”, European comedies to watch on VOD

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Walk This Way is a project to promote and incorporate movies to their distribution in the European Union through VOD (video on demand).

This initiative, in constantly growing, promote the consumption of European productions. This year Walk This Way is reaching its third catalogue and they are including more than 30 films to watch online and legally not only in its region, but also in Latin America, Japan and the United States.

For this Summer season, and starting this month, they have refreshed the catalogue with a series of European comedies to enjoy online and using the preferred VOD platform. Movies are available in their original version with subtitles.

Available Titles

News from Planet Mars (2016)

This film by director Dominik Moll is a comedy that tells the story of Philippe Mars, a reasonable man in an unreasonable world. His son is turning into a hard-core vegan while his daughter becomes a pathological overachiever. Meanwhile, his sister is selling oversized paintings of their naked parents. Available in: United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, Spain, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Luxemburg, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Dyke Hard (2014)

It is a Swedish film by director Bitte Andersson that is settled in 1986. Dyke Hard is the name of a failed lesbian rock band travelling to a battle of the bands competition in the big city. The journey is filled with bizarre encounters with cyborgs, ghosts, ninjas, and so on. Available in: United Kingdom, Ireland and Spain.

Not My Day (2014)

A crime pastiche comedy by German director Peter Thorwarth. Till is a bank teller in his mid-30s, who lives an average and boring life. Although he is happily married, he and his wife are in danger of falling into a rut after years of harmony. But when a bank robber storms his branch and takes him hostage, everything changes. Things get more complicated when the kidnapper takes off his mask and Till recognises him as Nappo, a conman who has escaped prison. Available in: United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Spain, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and the Netherlands.

WinWin (2016)

WinWin is a film by Austrian director Daniel Hoesl, a comedy about the financial crisis, which focuses on a group of investors who work for an American hedge fund that buys Austrian companies. They travel around the world on private jets, meet with the most important politicians in each country, and have the power to decide the destinies of millions of people on the planet. Director illustrates the influence of this group satirically, portraying them as demi gods of global capitalism who can solve everything with their smartphones and posh clothes. Available in: United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, France, Spain, Luxembourg and Belgium.

One Man and his Cow (2016)

This comedy by French filmmaker Mohamed Hamidi tells the adventure of Algerian farmer Fatah and his beloved cow Jacqueline. When he receives an invitation for the Agricultural Fair in Paris, he decides to leave the countryside for the first time and take a boat to Marseilles-with Jacqueline. Once in France, the strange couple cross the country by foot until they get to the fair. The bizarre surprises they encounter will move you and, of course, make you laugh. Available in: United Kingdom, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland.

Miss Sixty (2014)

Another German comedy by Sigrid Hoerner that focuses on Louise and Frans, a woman and a man in their 60s who confront a mid-life crisis and look for a new beginning. She decides to get pregnant and looks for a sperm donor, and he wants to re-start his career as a gallery-owner by discovering the next rising star in the contemporary art scene. When Louise and Frans’ paths cross they both struggle to redefine themselves-and love is not part of the equation. But fighting love is never easy. Available in: United Kingdom, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Love at First Child (2015)

This French comedy by Anne Giafferi tells the story of Gabrielle, a single mother of a seventeen-year-old daughter, Claire. When Claire gets pregnant by Simon, he decides to not become involved with the baby. Gabrielle decides to ask Simon’s father for help. The first encounter between the two of them is explosive, but Gabrielle will not stop until she reaches her mission. Available in: United Kingdom, Ireland and Spain.

All films can be watched through VOD platforms like Google Play, iTune, Amazon, Sony, XBox and Filmin.

Time to laugh and enjoy a good series of European comedies!

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