RUST AND BONE (De rouille et d’os)

(FRANCE/BELGIUM 2012, 122 MINS, 0-16SV, IN FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES/ENGLISH)

Screened in Competition at the Cannes & Toronto Film Festivals!

A Bafta & Golden Globe Nominated Film!

Winner Best Film – BFI London Film Festival!

Marion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts & others in an acclaimed romantic drama, based on the novel by Craig Davidson, & co-written & directed by Jacques Audiard (of A Prophet fame).  Music by Alexandre Desplat. “Fireworks” by Kate Perry.

✍ “Blending taut storytelling with a subtle but scrupulously detailed visual style, this French box-office hit tells the story of a drifting back-alley boxer who crosses paths with Stephanie, a killer-whale trainer at an amusement park.  As a result of a tragic accident, the unlikely pair falls into a tender, tentative courtship.” TORONTO INT. FILM FEST

✍ “An edgy, fearlessly emotional romance.” LOS ANGELES TIMES

✍ “Visually beautiful & poetic.” HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

✍ “Emotionally gripping … two powerful lead performances.” FILM.COM

✍ “Rust & Bonehas heart & soul.” ST LOUIS POST-DISPATCH

✍ “A remarkable film by a master filmmaker.” USER REVIEW

✍ “A tremendous love story … deserves to be awash with awards.” THE GUARDIAN, UK

✍ “A rare combination of high art & beautiful filmmaking with visceral power & gut-level emotional reality – it’s like a symphony of fists, or a brutal assault by angels.” BOXOFFICE MAGAZINE

✍ “One of the most transportingly romantic movies of the year.”

5* SAT ARGUS