Rust & Bone (De rouille et d'os)

Rust & Bone
  • 2012
  • France / Belgium
  • 2h
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jacques Audiard
  • Written by: Craig Davidson (short stories), Jacques Audiard (screenplay), Thomas Bidegain (screenplay)
  • Cast: Marion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts
  • Language: French

The director of The Beat That My Heart Skipped returns with a much anticipated adaptation of a short story collection by Craig Davidson. The action centres on a young man, Alain (Schoenaerts) with no money and no responsibilities, who has to deal with a sharp change of circumstance when he gets a girl pregnant.

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Put in charge of his young son, Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family.

Alain's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident. Bruising and tender melodrama from director Jacques Audiard featuring Marion Cotillard.

Cert 15, 2012, 120mins, French with subtitles

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(Seniors/unwaged/students £4.50 or £25 for all 7)

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Rust and Bone

3 Oct 20124 stars

Thought-provoking drama from the director of A Prophet, starring Marion Cotillard

Expectations are high when it comes to a new Jacques Audiard film, for the simple reason that on the building evidence of his last three films Read My Lips, The Beat That My Heart Skipped and A Prophet, he might be the best writer/director currently…

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