• One Day (2011)

One Day

Release Date: August 19th, 2011

DVD Release Date: November 29th, 2011

PG-13 |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

On July 15, 1988 -- the day of their college graduation -- two people from opposite sides of the tracks begin a lifelong friendship. Emma (Anne Hathaway), an idealist from a working-class family, wants to make the world a better place. Dexter (Jim Sturgess), a playboy, thinks the world is his oyster. For the next 20 years, the two friends reunite on the 15th of each July, sharing dreams, tears and laughter -- until they discover what they've been searching for, each other.

Cast: Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, Patricia Clarkson, Ken Stott, Romola Garai, Rafe Spall, Jodie Whittaker, Tom Mison

Director: Lone Scherfig

Genres: Romance

Production Co: Color Force

Keywords: 1990s, Heartwarming, Melodramatic, 2000s, Friendship, London, Passionate, Growing up, Love, 1980s, Daughter

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    Danish director Lone Scherfig skillfully adapts David Nicholls' best-selling romantic novel to the screen. show more

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    In this frustrating fizzle, the friendship does keep struggling to change into a love affair. But year after year, July 15 after July 15, it's the same old same old - two increasingly tedious people talking self-conscious talk. show more

  • 50
    Carrie RickeyPhiladelphia Inquirer

    As in "An Education," Scherfig's settings are unshowy, imparting period flavor without overwhelming what is, ultimately, an underwhelming film. show more

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