Top foreign language shows and movies on Netflix in October from 'Serious Men' to 'Òlòturé'
Another month has passed by and Netflix has added more foreign language content to its library. October brings an exciting mix of horror productions, comedies, romance, dramas and thrillers that promise to keep you afloat for the entire month. Here a compilation of the foreign language content you can look forward on the streaming site in the month of October.
'You Cannot Hide'
According to the official synopsis of the Spanish novella series, "A nurse and her daughter flee her husband's drug-trafficking past in Mexico and assume new identities in Spain, but still face danger in Madrid." Starring Blanca Soto and Eduardo Noriega, the 10-episode series is written by José Luis Acosta, Eduardo Díez and José Camacho.
'You Cannot Hide' or 'No te puedes esconder' will be coming to Netflix on October 1, 2020.
The upcoming Nigerian crime drama film comes from Kenneth Gyang. Starring Sharon Ooja, Beverly Osu, Ada Ameh and Blossom Chukwujekwu, 'Òlòturé' is a viscerally depicted, unsettling thriller that tells the story of a young, naïve Nigerian journalist who goes undercover to expose the shady underworld of human trafficking. According to the official synopsis of the film, "unused to this brutal environment, the main character Òlòturé finds warmth and friendship with the prostitutes she lives with. But, in her quest to uncover the truth, she pays the ultimate price — one that takes her to the verge of no return."
'Òlòturé' will be available to stream from October 2, 2020.
Directed by one of India's foremost directors Sudhir Mishra, 'Serious Men' stars Netflix India's favorite star Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the lead role alongside Indira Tiwari, M Nasser and Aakshath Das, Sanjay Narvekar and Shweta Basu Prasad. "Tormented with his 'under-privileged' societal status, an ambitious underachiever capitalizes on his son's newfound fame as a boy-genius to improve his family's fortunes," the official synopsis read. But the story doesn't end here. "Little does he realize that the secret he harbors will destroy the very thing he loves the most." The film is based on the book of the same name by Manu Joseph.
The film will be available to stream on Netflix on October 2, 2020.
'The Binding' ('Il legame') is an upcoming Italian Netflix Original paranormal-horror directed by Domenico Emanuele de Feudis. According to the official synopsis of the movie, "During a visit to Southern Italy to see her future mother-in-law, a mother must fight against an evil malevolent curse that is trying to claim her daughter."
Starring Riccardo Scamarcio, Federica Rosellini, and Sebastiano Filocamo, the movie will be available to stream on Netflix on Friday, October 2, 2020, onwards.
'You've Got This'
According to the official synopsis of the movie, "Alex, an advertising creative wants to be a dad at all cost, but his wife is a lawyer on top of her career, and being a mother isn't part of her plans. An unexpected guest will challenge their love."
The goofy romantic comedy stars Mauricio Ochmann and Esmeralda Pimentel in lead roles. It will be available to stream on Netflix from October 2, 2020, onwards.
'To the Lake'
Netflix's upcoming Russian sci-fi series follows a group of people surviving after a global plague. Sounds familiar? Based on the bestselling novel by Yana Vagner, this chilling thriller is directed by Nika Award nominee Pavel Kostomarov. The series stars Viktoriya Isakova, Kirill Käro and Aleksandr Robak and will arrive on the streaming site on October 7, 2020.