Rust & Bone

Rust & Bone

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Director Jacques Audiard’s follow-up to his acclaimed Oscar-winner A Prophet, Rust & Bone is a harrowing drama starring Marion Cotillard and impressive newcomer Matthias Schoenaerts.

Cotillard plays Stéphanie, a killer whale trainer who suffers a terrible accident.

Her life takes a turn for the better when she befriends Alain (Schoenaerts), a troubled street fighter struggling to raise his young son.

Screened in competition at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, Rust & Bone was lauded as a passionate drama that refuses to succumb to convention.

Cotillard in particular was singled out for praise for her affecting turn as Stéphanie – a performance that never strays into melodrama.

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Release Dates

UK Cinema release
November 2nd 2012
UK Blu-ray release
February 25th 2013

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