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Rust and Bone (2012)
"De rouille et d'os" (original title)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  17 May 2012 (France)
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Put in charge of his young son, Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Alain's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.

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Anna
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Martial
Jean-Michel Correia ...
Richard
Mourad Frarema ...
Foued
Yannick Choirat ...
Simon
Fred Menut ...
Le patron d'ELP Sécurité
Duncan Versteegh ...
Soigneur d'orques
Katia Chaperon ...
Soigneuse d'orques
Catherine Fa ...
Soigneuse d'orques
Andès Lopez Jabois ...
Soigneur d'orques
Océane Cartia ...
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Put in charge of his young son, Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Alain's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for strong sexual content, brief graphic nudity, some violence and language | See all certifications »

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Rust and Bone  »

Box Office

Budget:

€15,400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$27,154 (USA) (21 November 2012)

Gross:

$2,061,449 (USA) (29 March 2013)
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After her first swim, Stephanie is seen dancing in her wheelchair to the song "Love Shack" by the B-52s. This song includes the line "I got me a car, it's as big as a whale" although this is not heard during the movie. See more »

Goofs

When Ali first carries Stephanie to swim in the sea, as he lifts her off the sun lounger, the actress's real legs cast a shadow. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Sam: I'm hungry. I'm hungry.
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Marion Cotillard shines
26 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

Put in charge of his young son, Matthias Schoenaerts is Alain leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. He's a low-rent street fighter. Alain's bond with Marion Cotillard as Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.

I didn't find myself that involved in Alain's storyline. The story is pitiless and relentless. Marion Cotillard is much more compelling. The movie drags every time she's off the screen.

I wish this was a movie concentrating all on Stéphanie's story. I found her utterly fascinating.


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