Roku has announced MUBI integration for all of Latin America. With this, users will be able to enjoy the best of the seventh art through rigorous selection, this includes new board members to winners of the industry’s most important awards.
Films from around the world, cinematographic content for all tastes, retrospectives of the greatest directors of the seventh art, content from the most important film festivals and much more with all the power of streaming and the ease of use offered by the Roku platform.
To celebrate the arrival of MUBI, we bring you a careful, literally hand-crafted selection with must-have recommendations for enjoy the fascinating world of cinema through your Roku.
DRIVE MY CAR
Winner of the Oscar, BAFTA and Golden Globe for Best International Film, Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s adaptation of Haruki Murakami is a film of captivating delights. Detailing the effects of the past, present, memory and imagination on artistic creation, Drive My Car is thrilling.
Two years after the death of his wife, Yusuke Kafuku is offered to direct a play at a theater festival in Hiroshima. There, he meets the reserved Misaki, assigned as his driver. while spending time together, Kafuku begins to face the mystery of his wife that is silently haunting him.
An unforgettable first. Shiva Baby strikes the right balance between angst and comedy. Led by Rachel Sennott’s towering performance, the film’s grand formal construction speaks of family, religion and sugar daddies with a dark, sex-positive, comedic outlook.
Danielle, a student, faces a series of awkward encounters during a shiva, a Jewish gathering in times of mourning. Apart from his controlling familyis shaken by the appearance of an ex-girlfriend and the unexpected arrival of her secret dad, accompanied by his wife and baby.
Pleasure by Ninja Thyberg will be available exclusively on MUBI from June 17, 2022.
Bella arrives in Los Angeles from Sweden with the dream of being the next porn superstar. But when her ruthless ambition leads her into increasingly dangerous territory, Bella struggles to reconcile her dreams of empowerment with the realities of the darker side of her industry.
TITANIUM (now available on MUBI)
Julia Ducournau and her Palme d’Or-winning film explode on MUBI like a twisting helix of chrome, flesh and jaw-dropping Cronenberg-like gothic. bold and carefree, Titanium is a Molotov cocktail of gender politics, family compassion and female desire.
A young man with a bruised face is found in an airport and he claims to be called Adrien Legrand, a boy who disappeared ten years earlier. As the young man reunites with his father, a series of terrible murders accumulate in the region.
IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE (now available on MUBI)
Hong Kong, 1962. Touched hands, stolen glances, tremors of desire in the crimson corridors. With a dazzling restoration, Wong Kar Wai’s masterpiece Suspended Love returns, with brilliant music by Shigeru Umebayashi. One of the greatest cinematic love stories.
Hong Kong, 1962, Chow Mo-wan and Su Li-zhen move into neighboring apartments on the same day. Their encounters are courteous and formal, until a discovery about their respective partners ignites the flame of an intimate relationship. A masterful evocation of romantic desire.
As part of the launch of MUBI in Latin America and with Roku, they have generated a must-see promotion for art cinema fans and invite all users to participatemubi.com/rokuto get 30 days free of service.