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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
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Richard
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Foued
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Soigneuse d'orques
Catherine Fa ...
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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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trainer | whale | killer whale | antibes | spa | See more »

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

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€15,400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$2,061,449 (USA) (29 March 2013)
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There's a scene where Cotillard's character stands in front of a glass tank as a whale swims up to her and moves from side to side at her direction, there's no big secret to it - "you give them fish and they do anything you want them to do" - but Cotillard said it was an amazing encounter nonetheless. She felt she had a special relationship with the orca during rehearsal, although that changed when the scene was actually filmed. "There were so many people behind me that the orca got scared and suddenly she screamed at me and she opened her mouth and even with the security glass I was totally shocked. And I cried that day", she said. See more »

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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 »

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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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