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Two Days, One Night
February 2018

In Two Days, One Night, Marion Cotillard plays a working mother fighting to save her job at a small company, and she accomplishes a breathtaking transformation.

- A. O. Scott, The NYTimes

Two Days, One Night
February 2018

No sex, no chases, no cyberterrorism. Just people interacting.

- Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

Two Days, One Night
February 2018

It’s a reflection of the particular genius of the Dardennes and the mesmerizing personal power of leading lady Marion Cotillard that “Two Days, One Night” winds up possessing such inexorable power.

- Ann Hornaday, Washington Post

Two Days, One Night

Two Days, One Night

Date: February 25, 2018

Location: UICA


Two Days, One Night (Deux Jours, Une Nuit) (Belgium/France/Italy) is a 2014 drama film written and directed by the Dardenne brothers, starring Marion Cotillard and Fabrizio Rongione. In Belgium, Sandra is a factory worker who discovers that her workmates have opted for a bonus in exchange for her dismissal. She has only a weekend to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses in order to keep her job.

This program is free and open to the public and begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, February 25th in the UICA theater.

A panel discussion with a film scholar and history/cultural representative takes place after the film viewing, followed by a reception with complimentary food and beverages reflecting the regional cuisine of the film's origin.

Panel Discussion for Two Days, One Night

Moderator: Michel Pichot

Panelist(s): Spencer Everhart and Stéphane Bédère

 

More about Chiaroscuro's 12th Season:

2018 Series Theme: Borders

Using a variety of narrative, cinematic and thematic devices, each film explores the idea of borders - geographical, interpersonal, metaphorical, or otherwise. The 2018 Series presents an award-winning roster of five celebrated films from around the world.


Reviews

In Two Days, One Night, Marion Cotillard plays a working mother fighting to save her job at a small company, and she accomplishes a breathtaking transformation.

- A. O. Scott, The NYTimes

No sex, no chases, no cyberterrorism. Just people interacting.

- Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

It’s a reflection of the particular genius of the Dardennes and the mesmerizing personal power of leading lady Marion Cotillard that “Two Days, One Night” winds up possessing such inexorable power.

- Ann Hornaday, Washington Post

Two Days, One Night Official Trailer

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