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Two Days, One Night (Deux jours, une nuit)

Two Days, One Night
  • 2014
  • Belgium/Italy/France
  • 95 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Jean-Pierre Dardenne/Luc Dardenne
  • Written by: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
  • Cast: Marion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione, Pili Groyne
  • Language: French
  • UK release: 22 August 2014

Sandra (Cotillard) is told that unless she can persuade her co-workers to forgo their much-needed bonuses, she will be made redundant; she has only a weekend to win them over. Unfussy, compassionate and topical drama from the Dardenne brothers, with a touching performance from Cotillard as the steely, pill-popping heroine.

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Interview: Dardenne brothers discuss their new film Two Days, One Night

19 Aug 2014

Jean-Pierre and Luc discuss their inspirations and choosing Marion Cotillard as a leading lady

What was the inspiration for the film? Luc: The original idea came 12 years ago, when we read about a real-life case in a big French factory. There was a worker whose production output wasn’t good enough for the other workers to get their bonuses, so…

Two Days, One Night

18 Aug 20144 stars

Marion Cotillard stars in a compassionate drama from the Dardenne brothers

Two Days, One Night has jokingly been described as the Dardenne brothers' version of High Noon. You can see why as an individual is set apart from a community and faces a ticking deadline towards a moment that could mean life or death. The threat here…

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