Last updated: 2019-08-18
Looking for movies which you might have missed on Netflix, here’s the list of hidden gems on Netflix Canada. These movies can be missed easily in the vast selection of Netflix (and by their complex algorithm) but are definitely worth a watch.
Happy as Lazzaro
Available From: 2018-11-30
Purehearted teen Lazzaro is content living as a sharecropper in rural Italy, but an unlikely friendship with the marquise's son will change his world.
Actor(s): Adriano Tardiolo, Agnese Graziani, Alba Rohrwacher, Carlo Tarmati, Luca Chikovani, Natalino Balasso, Nicoletta Braschi, Pasqualina Scuncia, Sergi Lopez, Tommaso Ragno
My Happy Family
Available From: 2017-12-01
A middle-aged wife and mother of two shocks her traditional, multigenerational Georgian household when she announces she's going to live by herself.
Actor(s): Berta Khapava, Dimitri Oragvelidze, Giorgi Khurtsilava, Giorgi Tabidze, Goven Cheishvili, Ia Shugliashvili, Mariam Bokeria, Merab Ninidze, Tsisia Qumsishvili
Den 12. mann
Genre: Drama, War
Available From: 2018-12-30
Based on true events, this story follows a Norwegian saboteur's harrowing struggle to reach safety after escaping a Nazi attack during World War II.
Actor(s): Alexander Zwart, Daniel Frikstad, Eirik Risholm Velle, Eric Dirnes, Hakon T. Nielsen, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Mads Sjogard Pettersen, Marie Blokhus, Thomas Gullestad, Vegar Hoel
The Night Comes for Us
Genre: Action, Thriller
Available From: 2018-10-19
After sparing a girl's life during a massacre, an elite Triad assassin is targeted by an onslaught of murderous gangsters.
Actor(s): Abimana Aryasatya, Asha Kenyeri Bermudez, Dian Sastrowardoyo, Dimas Anggara, Iko Uwais, Joe Taslim, Julie Estelle, Salvita Decorte, Sunny Pang, Zack Lee
Available From: 2018-10-18
An Israeli couple gets news of their soldier son's death, sparking a series of tragicomically absurd events.
Actor(s): Karin Ugowski, Lior Ashkenazi, Sarah Adler, Shira Haas, Yehuda Almagor, Yonaton Shiray
The Other Side of the Wind
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Available From: 2018-11-02
On the last day of his life, a legendary director struggles to complete a new project and contemplates his legacy in this layered film by Orson Welles.
Actor(s): Cameron Mitchell, Edmond O'Brien, John Huston, Lilli Palmer, Mercedes McCambridge, Norman Foster, Oja Kodar, Paul Stewart, Peter Bogdanovich, Robert Random, Susan Strasberg
Genre: Crime, Drama
Available From: 2017-10-20
A simple yet proud rancher in the year 1922 conspires to murder his wife for financial gain, convincing his teenage son to participate.
Actor(s): Bob Frazer, Brian d'Arcy James, Dylan Schmid, Kaitlyn Bernard, Molly Parker, Neal McDonough, Thomas Jane
In This Corner of the World
Genre: Anime, Drama
Available From: 2018-03-15
Suzu marries into a family living outside of Hiroshima and quickly settles into her new life, until World War II challenges her ability to survive.
Actor(s): Barbara Goodson, Christine Marie Cabanos, Daisuke Ono, Kira Buckland, Mayumi Shintani, Megumi Han, Minori Omi, Nanase Iwai, Natsuki Inaba, Non, Shigeru Ushiyama, Yoshimasa Hosoya
Ethel and Ernest
Genre: Animation, Drama
Available From: 2018-11-01
Based on author Raymond Briggs' memoir, this animated film honors his parents' steadfast marriage amidst 20th-century Britain's most critical events.
Actor(s): Brenda Blethyn, Jim Broadbent, June Brown, Luke Treadaway, Pam Ferris, Peter Wight, Roger Allam, Simon Day, Virginia McKenna
Available From: 2016-09-29
When his estranged father returns, a hairdresser is forced to quit performing at the local drag club.
Actor(s): Hector Medina, Jorge Martinez Castillo, Jorge Perugorria, Laura Aleman, Luis Alberto Garcia, Luis Manuel Alvarez
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