New movies to stream from home this week.

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Does Lisa Azuelos love America? I’m not sure, but based on the evidence from the movie “I love America“- as the French filmmaker has described as 99 percent” my life “- she certainly seems to have a soft spot for American films, especially the conventions of romantic comedies and their Hollywood happy endings. Azuelos’ calculation may be a bit off, but the film, which reunites her with her cinematic muse and alter ego Sophie Marceau (star of the director’s “LOL” and other collaborations), closely follows the contours of Azuelo’s own biography. It begins with Marceau (also called Lisa here) moving to La La Land after her mother’s death, as Azuelos did. When she was first there – and with her adult children back in France, just like Azuelos’ – the film’s 50-year-old “Lisa” begins a hot romance with a 29-year-old (!) She has met via a dating app (Colin Woodell ), after the insistence of her lonely gay BFF Luka (Djanis Bouzyani), who herself could use a bit of Lisa’s luck in love. Be patient: Good things will come to anyone who does not give up on this meringue-like candy if they can endure how often Lisa and Luka call each other “bébé”. How closely does everything in the film relate to Azuelos’ life? So what? It hardly feels like nogens real life, to be honest. But is that not why many of us go to the movies – or in this case Amazon Prime Video – in the first place? Not rated. Available on Amazon. Contains strong language, nudity, sensuality, drug use and smoking. In French and English with subtitles. 102 minutes.

The upcoming Geraldine Viswanathan (“The Broken Hearts Gallery”) and Karan Soni (“Always Be My Maybe”) star in “7 days“a romantic comedy about two young people whose blind date – set up by their old-fashioned Indian parents – turns into a week of togetherness as covid forces them to take shelter in place. The Hollywood Reporter calls it” charming “. Not rated. Available on demand. 86 minutes.

In the thriller “Aviaries”Two women (Malin Akerman and Lorenza Izzo) fleeing the remote desert campus of a cult they have joined are pursued by the cult leader (Chris Messina). R. Available on demand. Contains strong language and some violence. 96 minutes.

Knus”Is a gay high school rom-com about two teenage girls (Auli’i Cravalho and Rowan Blanchard) who find love on the track team. Megan Mullally and Aasif Mandvi also star. TV-MA. Available on Hulu. 90 minutes.

The sequel to the cyber-thriller “Fortress: Sniper’s Eye”Reunites Bruce Willis with Chad Michael Murray. R. Available on demand. Contains violence and strong language. 87 minutes.

Franz Rogowski (“Great Freedom”) stars in “Lucifer, ”An Austrian horror film about a childish man whose quiet life in the Alps with his hyper-religious mother is turned upside down when a developer begins to build a ski lift near their remote home and triggers nightmarish consequences. According to the New York Times, the film evokes “palpable unrest that rattles the nervous system.” Not rated. Available on Mubi. In German with subtitles. 103 minutes.

The documentary “The Mystery of Marilyn Monroe: The Unheard Tapes“Is built around hundreds of hours of recorded interviews conducted by the investigative journalist Anthony Summer, author of” Goddess: The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe. “ TV-14. Available on Netflix. 101 minutes.

From Director Barry Levinson (“Rain Man”), “The survivorTells the true story of Auschwitz survivor Harry Haft (Ben Foster), who was forced by his prisoners to compete in gladiatorial boxing matches with his fellow prisoners. The Chicago Sun-Times calls Foster’s performance “joking work.” R. Available on HBO Max. Contains disturbing violence, strong language and some nudity. 129 minutes.

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (“Game of Thrones”) and Katrine Greis-Rosenthal participate in the Danish drama “A taste of hunger, ”A romance about an ambitious power couple within the Copenhagen foodie scene. The result, according to Variety, “is certainly not fast food, but it’s not good dinner either.” Not rated. Available on Amazon, Apple TV Plus, Google Play, Vudu, FandangoNow, DirecTV and other on-demand platforms. In Danish with subtitles. 103 minutes.

Matt Walsh and Eva Longoria star in “Unplug, ”A romantic comedy about a man and a woman who try to bring a spark back to their relationship via a rustic vacation without children, phones or social media, only to discover that things are not going as planned. According to the Austin Chronicle, the film is “hampered by its ricocheting tone and undercut by sequences that probably elicited laughter during the initial reading, but all too often fall flat in the finished product.” R. Available on demand. Contains strong language, sex and brief use of substance. 94 minutes.

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