Rust and Bone (123 mins)
Audiard takes a tricky subject – the relationship between a woman embittered and mutilated after a work accident and an impoverished bouncer with a five-year-old son – and manages to avoid both sensationalism and sentimentality. Boasting superior performances from Marion Cotillard and Matthias Schoenaerts as a pair burdened by excess emotional baggage, the film is impressively tough but tender
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Featuring Marion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts, Armand Verdure, Céline Sallette
Directed by Jacques Audiard
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