Two Days, One Night: Opening Night Film & Party

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Belgium | 2014 | 95 minutes | Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

October 23, 2014

French Cinema Now: Opening Night Film & Party

Belgium's Official Oscar submission from the legendary Dardenne brothers. Two Days, One Night tells the story of Sandra (Marion Cotillard) a working-class mother who loses her job, but who has a fighting chance - and one weekend - to get it back. Her efforts lead to rich, powerful scenes and surprising psychological insight. Though most of us associate Cotillard (La Vie en Rose, Midnight in Paris, Rust and Bone) with alluring sexuality, here she unpretentiously embraces Sandra's everydayness in a marvelous performance, one that perfectly harmonizes with the skillful, poignant, observational style of master filmmakers Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne. French Cinema Now Opening Night Film and Party!

Opening Night Party (following the screening)
Bastille Cafe and Bar
5307 Ballard Ave NW

  • Original Language Title: Deux jours, une nuit
  • Director: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
  • Principal Cast: Marion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione, Gourmet, Catherine Salee
  • Country: Belgium, France, Italy
  • Year: 2014
  • Running Time: 95 minutes
  • Producer: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, Peter Bouckaert
  • Screenplay: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
  • Cinematographers: Alain Marcoen
  • Editors: Marie-Helene Dozo
  • Awards: Sydney Film Festival 2014 (Grand Prize)
  • Filmography: The Kid With a Bike (2011); L’enfant (2005); Le Fils (2002); Rosetta (1999)
  • Language: French
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • US Distributor: Sundance Selects
  • International Sales: Wild Bunch