in about 100 words or less
Belgium / France / Italy 95m, Colour
Director: Luc Dardenne & Jean-Pierre Dardenne; Cast: Marion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione
Two Days, One Night is a simple but powerful drama about a woman who is faced with losing her job after suffering a mental breakdown. Sandra, a young mother must convince the majority of her fellow workers to turn down bonus and the promise of continued overtime work after their employer realizes that Sandra could be made redundant. In making her case to each of her co-workers, Sandra’s situation is confounded by the responses she receives, furthering her anxiety (Klaus Ming February 2015).