Gerringong Pics and Flicks | Friday, 10th April 2015 | Lunch Box

Picture1Please note change to our usual date | April screening will be on 10th April 2015

Explore human emotions around issues of work and survival.

Starring Marion Cotillard, Oscar nominee for leading actress, in this French film.

The Dardenne brothers, Luc and Jean-Pierre, have made some of the most affecting films of the past couple of decades with two Palm d’Ors to their credit. Their latest is TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT, starring Marion Cotillard as Sandra, a young working class wife and mother, who, just as she is recovering from depression and preparing to go back to work, learns on Friday afternoon that her factory co-workers have voted to accept a one thousand euro bonus by agreeing to her redundancy. A last-minute plea to the manager by a friend ensures a recount first thing Monday morning. Sandra has the weekend to try to convince her fellow employees to change their minds and support her. Everyone has a reason for wanting or needing the cash, some understandable, some selfish. But many of them feel torn by their decision. (Margaret Pomeranz, At The Movies, ABC)

Initial release: May 21, 2014 (France)

Directors: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

Running time: 95 minutes

Awards: European Film Award for Best Actress

Screenplay: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

Rotten Tomatoes Critic Concensus:  Another profoundly affecting work from the Dardenne brothers, Two Days, One Night delivers its timely message with honesty and clear-eyed compassion.

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Tickets go on sale at Gerringong Town Hall at 7.20pm with the film starting at 8.00pm. After the film, stay for our Gerringong Pics and Flicks world famous Tea, Coffee and Cakes ($3.00) and take the time to discuss the film or anything else you like in a relaxed social atmosphere.

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