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One Day (2011)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 19 August 2011 (USA)
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After spending the night together on the night of their college graduation Dexter and Em are shown each year on the same date to see where they are in their lives. They are sometimes together, sometimes not, on that day.

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Marie (as Josephine De La Baume)
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Emma and Dexter meet on the night of their university graduation. We see them every year on the anniversary of that date - July 15th. Emma is smart but success doesn't come quickly for her, whereas for Dexter, success and women come very easily. Through the years they grow apart as their lives take different directions and they meet other people. But as they grow apart from those other people and their lives start taking opposite directions again, Emma and Dexter find that they belong with each other. Written by napierslogs

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Twenty years. Two people.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, partial nudity, language, some violence and substance abuse | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Siempre el mismo día  »

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,079,566 (USA) (19 August 2011)

Gross:

$13,766,014 (USA) (16 September 2011)
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Trivia

There were some conversations about casting an American actress to play Dexter's English mother, but Lone Scherfig really liked the sense of experience, worldliness and flirtatiousness that Patricia Clarkson brought to the part. See more »

Goofs

(at around 25 mins) At the beach, the relative positions of the two characters change from head-to-head to head-to-toe as they lie on the sand. See more »

Quotes

Emma: A tortilla is either corn or wheat. But a corn tortilla folded and filled is a taco, whereas a filled wheat tortilla is a burrito. Deep fry a burrito, it's a chimichanga. Toast a tortilla, it's a tostada. Roll it, it's an enchilada.
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References Silent Witness (1996) See more »

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Joy
Written by François Feldman (as Feldman) / Thierry Durbet (as Durbet)
Performed by François Feldman
Courtesy of Universal Music Division Mercury (France)
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd.
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Romantic and moving drama.
6 December 2011 | by (São Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

One Day is a mixture of romance/drama in the right measure, which shows a couple of friends who had their lives marked by day July 15.

All the drama takes place in just one day of the year, and every year their life and their personality changes, leaving them increasingly distant. And each year that these differences make the inevitable distance, their love becomes more evident. Beautiful, charming, touching and romantic, with an end a little obvious, but still beautiful. Excellent performances, photography, script and soundtrack. Anne and Jim made a great couple.

I recommend for anyone who loves a well told drama.


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