MOVIES & TV-SERIES

MOVIE OF THE MONTH

PLATZSPITZBABY

CH, 2020

100 Min., Drama

R: Pierre Monnard

D: Sarah Spale, Jerry Hoffmann, Luna Mwezi

From 23.09.2020

Inspired by the bestseller PLATZSPITZBABY by Michelle Halbheer & Franziska K. Müller.

 

Spring 1995: After the dissolution of the open drug scene in Zurich, eleven-year-old Mia and her mother Sandrine move to an idyllic little town in the Zurich Oberland. But the new home is no paradise for Mia. Because Sandrine is heavily addicted to drugs and should never have been given custody. Mia takes refuge in a fantasy world with an imaginary friend. She talks to him during the lonely hours and makes fantastic plans for an island life with her mother, far away from drugs. In a children's gang Mia finds a kind of surrogate family and more and more the strength to rebel against her all-dominant mother.


© 2020 Ascot Elite

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From 04.09.

THE HIGH NOTE

USA, 2020

114 Min., Drama

R: Nisha Ganatra

D: Dakota Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Kelvin Harrison Jr.

Dakota Johnson and Tracee Ellis Ross headline this musical comedy-drama set amidst the glitz and glamor of the Los Angeles music scene.

 

Grace Davis (Tracee Ellis Ross) is a middle-aged singing icon who hasn’t released a new record in a decade. Maggie (Dakota Johnson) is Grace’s overworked personal assistant who has long dreamed of becoming a music producer. While Grace’s manager (Ice Cube) would rather her play it safe and perform the same show night after night, Maggie and Grace believe the time has come to sing a new tune.


© 2020 Focus Features

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From 04.09.

THE HUNT

USA, 2019

90 Min., Horror

R: Craig Zobel

D: Betty Gilpin, Hilary Swank, Wayne Duvall

Producers Jason Blum ("Get Out," "The Purge" series) and Damon Lindelof ("Lost," HBO's "Watchmen") join forces for the action-thriller "The Hunt," directed by Craig Zobel ("Z for Zachariah") and written by Lindelof and his fellow "Watchmen" collaborator Nick Cuse.

 

The provocative thriller follows a group of twelve strangers who find themselves in a battle for their own survival after they are kidnapped and hunted for sport by a group of elites. One of the hunted, Crystal (Betty Gilpin), flips the switch on the hunters and begins to fight her way toward the mysterious woman (two-time Academy Award® winner Hilary Swank) at the heart of the plot.

 

© 2019 Universal City Studios LLLP & Perfect Universe Investment Inc.  

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From 17.09.

BODY CAM

USA, 2020

97 Min., Thriller, Horror

R: Malik Vitthal

D: Mary J. Blige, Nat Wolff, David Zayas

While investigating the bizarre murder of a fellow officer, veteran Renee Lomito (Mary J. Blige) discovers a mysterious figure in their body cam footage. Haunted by visions of the event, she suspects something supernatural is targeting the cops in her unit. Now, in a race against time to find the one person she thinks can stop these killings, Rene uncovers a sinister secret among the police force surrounding the shooting and cover up of an unarmed youth. Nat Wolff also stars in this intense action thriller.

 

© 2020 Paramount Pictures

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From 01.09.

THE PROFESSOR - RICHARD SAYS GOODBYE

USA, 2018

90 Min., Drama, Comedy

R: Wayne Roberts

D: Johnny Depp, Rosemarie DeWitt, Odessa Young

After learning about his terminal diagnosis, a college professor decides to live his life to the fullest by drinking, smoking and expressing real thoughts for the people around him. While going through the stages, he come to terms with the great truth of his life as he mends broken relationships, embraces the people in his life and learns to ignite his inner good spirit.

 

© 2018 Praesens-Film

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PC Tipp LOVES UPC TV

The independent “PC Tipp” magazine took a closer look at our TV Box and is delighted. Here is the article with lots of helpful tips and tricks.

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“The TV Box from UPC makes the best of digital television and offers functions that go far beyond classic TV viewing. An especially convenient option is recording all the episodes of a series.”

PC Tipp

May, 2020

“The highlight of the app: you can continue watching a programme at home, right where you got interrupted on the train. Also other features such as profiles getting aligned, or the PIN for parental control.”

PC Tipp

May, 2020

“UPC deserves a compliment for this: besides the TV Box, almost all functions are also available on the app.”

PC Tipp

May, 2020

Questions about UPC TV 

How can I access the new OnDemand area on the UPC TV Box?

To access the new OnDemand Section on the UPCTV Box, please start by pressing the home button on your UPCTV remote control.

Then select the ‘’Filme & Serien’’ tab to enter the store.

There you will find an array of new content exclusively available to UPC customers, with the first Discover section showing you the latest and greatest new, favourites and suggested titles.

To watch simply click on your desired film or series, which brings you the next page giving you all the information you need about that title.

Click on the selected price, enter your 4 digit numerical code and start to enjoy – This will be billed directly to your next month’s invoice and you will have 48hrs to re-watch your purchase.

Now sit back and enjoy your new entertainment experience with UPC TV.