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According to the list published by letterboxd, we present you the best films released in the first part of 2022 around the world
P.s: For this list, films needed a minimum of 1,000 ratings on Letterboxd
Everything Everywhere All at Once (2022)
Directed by Daniel Scheinert, Daniel Kwan
THE UNIVERSE IS SO MUCH BIGGER THAN YOU REALIZE.
An aging Chinese immigrant is swept up in an insane adventure, where she alone can save what’s important to her by connecting with the lives she could have led in other universes.
Kadaisi Vivasayi 2021 ‘கடைசி விவசாயி’ Directed by M. Manikandan
THE LAST FARMER
Maayandi, the only farmer in a village that has abandoned farming, is charged with a petty case that leads to his imprisonment.
Marcel the Shell with Shoes On (2021)
Directed by Dean Fleischer-Camp
Marcel is an adorable one-inch-tall shell who ekes out a colorful existence with his grandmother Connie and their pet lint, Alan. Once part of a sprawling community of shells, they now live alone as the sole survivors of a mysterious tragedy. But when a documentary filmmaker discovers them amongst the clutter of his Airbnb, the short film he posts online brings Marcel millions of passionate fans, as well as unprecedented dangers and a new hope at finding his long-lost family.
The Quiet Girl 2022 ‘An Cailín Ciúin’ Directed by Colm Bairéad
A quiet, neglected girl is sent away from her dysfunctional family to live with relatives for the summer. She blossoms in their care, but in this house where there are meant to be no secrets, she discovers one.
Top Gun: Maverick 2022 Directed by Joseph Kosinski
After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell finds himself training a detachment of TOP GUN graduates for a specialized mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen. Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to fly it
RRR 2022 ‘రౌద్రం రణం రుధిరం’ Directed by S. S. Rajamouli
A fictional history of two legendary revolutionaries’ journey away from home before they began fighting for their country in the 1920s.
Ngeri-Ngeri Sedap 2022 Directed by Bene Dion Rajagukguk
Pak Domu and Mak Domu, who live with Sarma, want their three children: Domu, Gabe and Sahat who have been wandering for a long time to come home to attend traditional events, but they refuse to go home because their relationship is not harmonious with Pak Domu. Pak Domu and Mak Domu devised a ‘horrifyingly delicious’ strategy, they both pretended to fight and wanted a divorce, in order to get the attention of their children.
The Batman 2022 Directed by Matt Reeves
In his second year of fighting crime, Batman uncovers corruption in Gotham City that connects to his own family while facing a serial killer known as the Riddler.
Lullaby 2022 ‘Cinco lobitos’ Directed by Alauda Ruiz de Azua
Amaia, who has just become a mother, decides to return for guidance after her partner is temporarily away, to her parents’ house along the Basque coast.
Alcarràs 2022 Directed by Carla Simón
For as long as they can remember, the Solé family has spent every summer picking the peaches in their orchard in Alcarràs, a small village in Catalonia. But this year’s crop may well be their last, as they face eviction. The new plans for the land, which include cutting down the peach trees and installing solar panels, cause a rift in this large, tight-knit family. For the first time, they face an uncertain future and risk losing more than their orchard.
Vikram 2022 ‘விக்ரம்’ Directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj
Amar is assigned to investigate a case of serial killings. When Amar investigates the case, he realizes it is not what it seems to be and following down this path will lead to nothing but war between everyone involved.