De Volkskrant TV’s selection for Sunday 7 May

Every day, the editors of De Volkskrant recommend the best programs and films on TV. These are from Sunday.

Neil Sethi in Jon Favreau’s Jungle Book.picture .

Jungle Book

BBC1, 3.05pm

(Adventure film, Jon Favreau, 2016) The anthem of Bear Baloo is in it. As well as swinging I want to be like you – now sung by Christopher Walken – can be heard. It is often very exciting Jungle Book It may be a completely new film based on the stories of Rudyard Kipling, Disney saw no reason to rewrite the greatest hits 1967 movie success to throw into the sea. The biggest shift is in the technology: no hand-drawn backgrounds this time around, but groundbreaking computer animation. With the exception of Mowgli (newcomer Neil Sethi), pretty much everything is there Jungle Book digitally fabricated. It’s hard to believe that the Indian wilderness and its inhabitants look so tangible.

Carmen Jones

BBC2, 3.40pm

(musician, Otto Preminger, 1954) Famous opera Bizet Carmen (1875) was often photographed. one of Do not forget Versions is Otto Preminger’s (self-produced) 1954 adaptation, with an all-black cast. The role of fiery Carmen was played by Dorothy Dandridge, Joe’s lover was played by the recently deceased Harry Belafonte, who was better known to the general public as a singer of Calypso and thanks to Carmen Jones You will also become a movie star. Both don’t sing in their own voice: Dandridge was dubbed by opera singer Marilyn Horne, Belafonte by Leverne Hutcherson.

Harry Belafonte and Dorothy Dandridge in Otto Preminger's Carmen Jones.  picture .

Harry Belafonte and Dorothy Dandridge in Otto Preminger’s Carmen Jones.picture .

Coronation ceremony

BBC1, 9 p.m

The day after the coronation of Charles III, this historic event is celebrated with a concert at Windsor Castle. to Coronation ceremony It will feature a 70-piece orchestra and choir of 300 singers from across the UK from a variety of backgrounds. They welcome stars of various genres, such as Take That, Katy Perry, Lionel Richie, opera star Andrea Bocelli, and bass baritone Bryn Terfel. In addition to Charles and Camilla, the audience consisted of 20,000 invited guests and ordinary Britons.


Canvas, 9:35 p.m

In Eritrea, Kiki (Evelyn Rasmussen Osazawa) lives a comfortable life with her husband and daughter, which is turned upside down when Kiki’s sister-in-law shows up. She has escaped from the army and the soldiers are excited at her heels. Soon the whole family is on the run and dependent on people smugglers. In parallel with the story of Kiki tells the Finnish series shipping (My comfortAbout her father, Sami, who lives in Helsinki. Sami’s bus is stolen by petty thief Riko (Johannes Holopainen), who notices a Syrian family hiding inside.


NPO 2, 10:07 p.m

In order to meet its climate goals, the Netherlands is rapidly becoming more sustainable. This includes using less fossil fuels and more using green electricity, which is often locally generated. However, our power grid is not designed for this growth, which means that new businesses, schools and neighborhoods sometimes have to wait a long time for electricity to be delivered. So the network must be strengthened quickly. pointer Tonight says network managers are running afoul of regulations that are seriously delaying new builds and innovative solutions.

Snow White and the Huntsman

5 only, 10:10 p.m

(Fantasy, Rupert Sanders, 2012) Two hundred years after the publication of Schneewittchen und die sieben Zwerge (1812) by the Brothers Grimm, the passive, needy princess no longer exists. When Kristen Stewart is in this substitute-Lord of the rings She escaped from the tower where her vain stepmother held her, struggling through the sewers and into the dark forest. She stands her ground against a giant troll and fends off fearsome insects. The fisherman, who is a notorious drunkard, sees how quickly she gets to her feet.

Kristen Stewart in Snow White and the Huntsman by Rupert Sanders.  picture .

Kristen Stewart in Snow White and the Huntsman by Rupert Sanders.picture .

Turkish voice

NPO 3, at 10.50pm

Dutch Turks were able to vote in the Turkish presidential elections last week. In the previous elections, the conservative President Erdogan received nearly three-quarters of the vote in the Netherlands. The 35-year-old film director Suzan Yucel, a Turkish citizen and from the Netherlands, follows Turkish issues such as inflation, corruption, progressive restrictions on freedom of the press, women, and LGBT people. in her documentary Turkish voice She talks with the Dutch Turks and investigates in Türkiye how it will use its vote against it.

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