Ovid.tv Adds Indies

(Above: ‘Number One Fan.’ Source: Ovid.tv)

Ovid.tv, a recently launched subscription streamer offering arthouse, documentary and social issues films, will add 14 titles this Friday, May 3.

Among the films:

Trouble Every Day (2001)
French director Claire Denis’ erotic horror film involves an American couple, Dr. Shane Brown (Vincent Gallo) and his wife, June (Tricia Vessey), who travel to Paris for their honeymoon. In reality, Shane is obsessed with finding neuroscientist Dr. Léo Sémeneau (Alex Descas) and his wife, Coré (Béatrice Dalle). The film includes “graphic depictions of carnal lust as a cannibalistic disease.”

Trouble Every Day. Source: Ovid.tv

Time Regained (1999)
Marcello Mazzarella plays Marcel Proust, with the renowned French writer, on his deathbed, reflecting on past experiences. The story is based on Proust’s In Search of Lost Time. Directed by Raúl Ruiz, the cast also includes Catherine Deneuve, John Malkovich, Emmanuelle Béart, Vincent Perez and Chiara Mastroianni.

Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe (2016) Directed by Maria Schrader, the film stars Josef Hader as author Stefan Zweig, who flees Austria for South America to escape encroaching Nazism.

Number One Fan (2014)
Sandrine Kiberlain plays a divorced beautician who is a big fan of the singer Vincent Lacroix (Laurent Lafitte). One day Vincent knocks on her door, asking for help. Jeanne Herry directed.

O Amor Natural (1996)
Heddy Honigmann directed this documentary about Brazil’s relationship with the poetry of Carlos Drummond de Andrade.

Dark Star: H. R. Giger’s World (2014)
Directed by Belinda Sallin, this documentary examines the life and art of Swiss surrealist H.R. Giger, who designed the creature for the Alien film franchise.

The Strange Little Cat (2013)
A series of events unfolds at an extended family-dinner gathering. Directed by Ramon Zurcher.

The Strange Little Cat. Source: Ovid.tv

For a full list of upcoming May releases and more about Ovid.tv’s complete catalog of over 350 films, visit Ovid.tv.

Available in the US, with plans to launch in Canada this fall, Ovid.tv can be streamed on its website or via Amazon FireTV, Roku, Apple and Android devices. The service costs $6.99 per month, or $69.99 annually, with a seven-day free trial.

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