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Plot, Details & Awards

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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Plot & Details

It all begins in the North of France. Ali suddenly finds himself with a five-year-old child on his hands. Sam is his son, but he hardly knows him. Homeless, penniless and friendless, Ali takes refuge with his sister in Antibes. There things improve immediately. She puts them up in her garage, she takes the child under her wing and the weather is glorious.

Ali first runs into Stephanie during a night club brawl. He drives her home and leaves her his phone number. He is poor, she is beautiful and self-assured, a princess: his complete opposite.

Stephanie trains killer whales at Marineland. When a performance ends in tragedy, a call in the night again brings them together. When Ali sees her next, his princess is confined to a wheel chair: she has lost her legs and quite a few illusions. He simply helps her, with no compassion or pity. And she comes alive again.

Awards

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2012 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Foreign Language Film Nominated
2012 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Actress Marion Cotillard Nominated

Golden Globes

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2012 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Foreign Language Film Nominated
2012 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Actress - Drama Marion Cotillard Nominated

Toronto International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2012 Toronto International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2012 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Foreign Language Film Nominated
2012 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Best Actress Marion Cotillard Nominated

Cannes Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2012 Cannes Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

Independent Spirit Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2012 Independent Spirit Awards Best Foreign Film Jacques Audiard Nominated

Toronto International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2012 Toronto International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

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