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Two Days and One Night


Stuart, former work/mate of mine died of a heart attack last month. He was 38, had suffered from depression from the age of 11 and during his all too short life he got through a lot of drugs and even more booze. 750 more words

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Two Days, One Night

Two Days, One Night (Dir. Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, 2014)

Industrial relations in Belgium might not seem like the greatest seed bed for a tense and interesting drama, but the Dardenne brothers have wrought one from this peculiar industrial dispute.  433 more words

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Blackpaint 460 - Saatchi Abstracts, Auerbach at the Tate and Cotillard at the ICA

Saatchi Gallery – Pangaea: New Art from Latin America

Three striking painters in this exhibition:

Aboudia, from the Ivory Coast – graffiti style conglomerations with the usual features; smears, splatters, cartoon characters, slogans, livid colours.   673 more words

Painting, Traditional, Modern And Abstract, Conceptual Art

Two Days, One Night: put yourself in my place

Marion Cotillard as Sandra in Two Days, One Night

In Two Days, One Night, the new film from Belgium’s Dardenne brothers, Sandra, a young married woman with children returns to work at a solar panel factory after a nervous breakdown, only to find that the management have made her co-workers an offer they can’t refuse: agree to her sacking, or lose a €1000 bonus. 1,222 more words

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Review - 'Two Days, One Night'

Release Date: 22nd of August
Certification: 15
Running Time: 95 Minutes
Director: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
Starring: Marion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione, Pili Groyne, Simon Caudry, Catherine Salée… 555 more words

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Review: Two Days, One Night

For all the empty optimism in the media about economic recovery and “turning a corner” (personally, I think that I may have turned four corners, thus ending up back where I started), the mood outside my window still seems very dour indeed. 477 more words

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Cinema Review - Two Days, One Night

When Sandra (Marion Cotillard) learns that she is to be made redundant from her job, she seems defeated. Her husband, however, has different ideas, and encourages Sandra to approach her colleagues over the space of a weekend, to suggest that they vote for her to keep her job. 433 more words

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