Two Days, One Night
Filmfest 2014

Always masters of narrative economy, the Dardennes kick off TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT with a ringing phone that brings Sandra the news that her job at a local solar-panel factory is due to be eliminated as part of a downsizing initiative. The decision was made by a vote of Sandra’s 16 co-workers, who were forced to choose between saving her job or their own €1,000 annual bonuses. Only two voted in Sandra’s favor. Now her only recourse is to organize a second vote by secret ballot and hope for a different outcome. It is already Friday afternoon, and Sandra has until Monday morning to rally the seven additional votes she needs...
Scott Foundas, Variety, 20 May 2014

tags: Work, Francophone, Society, Politics, Feature film

Cast: Marion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione, Pili Groyne, Simon Caudry, Catherine Salée, Baptiste Sornin, Alain Eloy, Myriem Akheddiou, Fabienne Sciascia, Timur Magomedgadzhiev, Hicham Slaoui, Philippe Jeusette

Credits

Screenplay: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

Director of Photography: Alain Marcoen

Film Editor: Marie-Hélène Dozo

Production Designer: Igor Gabriel

Costume Design: Maïra Ramedhan-Levi

Sound: Benoit De Clerck, Jean-Pierre Duret, Thomas Gauder

Producer: Jean-Pierre Dardenne

Production Company: Les Films du Fleuve

Co-Producer: Luc Dardenne, Denis Freyd, Valerio De Paolis, Peter Bouckaert

World Sales: Wild Bunch

Distributor: Alamodefilm

Director: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne