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Rust & Bone (De rouille et d'os)

MOVIE SYNOPSIS
Rust & Bone (De rouille et d'os)


Ali finds himself with a five year-old child on his hands. Sam is his son, but he hardly knows him. Homeless, penniless and friendless, Ali takes refuge with his sister in Antibes where things improve immediately. She puts them up in her garage and takes the child under her wings. During a night club brawl Ali runs into Stephanie who trains killer whales. He drives her home and leaves her his phone number. He is poor, she is beautiful and self-assured. When one of her training sessions ends in tragedy, a call in the night brings them together again. When Ali sees her next, she is confined to a wheel chair because she has lost her legs and with them quite a few illusions. Ali helps her without pitying her and Stephanie gains new strength to continue living her life in a positive way.
Related reviews:
12/20/2012
I wish you could see Rust and Bone, French director Jacques Audiard's beautiful melodrama, without knowing what happens at the half-hour point. But if you've seen the magazine interviews with Marion Cotillard, or write-ups of the film, pro and con, or even its trailer, you already know. » Read more
 
Cotillard says 'Rust and Bone' depicts tragedy, love

MPAA rating:
R
for strong sexual content, brief graphic nudity, some violence and language
Cast:
Corinne Masiero; Matthias Schoenaerts; CĂ©line Sallette; Marion Cotillard; Bouli Lanners; Jean-Michel Correia; Armand Verdure
Directed by:
Jacques Audiard
Genre:
Drama
Running time:
01:55
Release date:
2012
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