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Rust and Bone

Rated R for strong sexual content, brief graphic nudity, some violence and language.

R In Theaters 11/23/2012 , 120min.
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53%
Viewer score based on 6 ratings
74%
Critic score based on 38 reviews

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July 13, 2013
mroemmich
Perhaps it was my copy but subtitles where not consistent throughout so story difficult to follow. The performances were good but story line was all over the place. Fighting/security/son/accident.....all of these things did not tie together...movie was more about him than anything and I felt they missed the boat on all of it.
March 27, 2013
jj00000000142976
2 hours I would rather have back. Disappointed that I had no interest in either of these characters.
March 07, 2013
herdkmh
if human 'bone' is broken, it can't be complete cured. how vulnerable humans are. why did it well rust. nonetheless life has a value to live and is enough beautiful! why I recollect Endo's inscription? \"Humanity is so sad, Lord, and the ocean so blue.\"
January 20, 2013
bunkkers
I guess I needed to read the fine print. Did not know it was all sub titles. Not a bad movie though. Maybe something I would not pay for again.
January 07, 2013
ajldenver
I really liked this movie and I keep thinking about it. The characters are very real and the acting is impressive.

Critic Reviews powered by Metacritic ™

NPR
Jacques Audiard's Rust and Bone is an unapologetic melodrama rendered in what you might call semi-stylized neo-expressionistic realism, and it works like gangbusters. Full Review
A.O. Scott
The New York Times
Rust and Bone is a strong, emotionally replete experience, and also a tour de force of directorial button pushing. Mr. Audiard is a canny showman, adept at manipulating the audience's feelings and expectations with quick edits and well-chosen songs. Full Review
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
Turns out to be one of the most transportingly romantic movies of the year, one that finds the most stirring emotion in struggle rather than in ginned-up melodrama or easy resolution. Full Review
Claudia Puig
USA Today
This gritty examination of physical and psychological wounds offers a superb performance by Marion Cotillard, who speaks volumes with her eyes, and a less convincing one by her lead co-star. Full Review
David Fear
Time Out New York
Lyrical touches and the most moving use ever of Katy Perry's "Firework" almost cancel out a cheap-shot third-act tragedy, yet it's the actors that save the film from soaping itself into Euro-miserablist irrelevance. Full Review

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