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What Happened to Monday (2017)

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In a world where families are limited to one child due to overpopulation, a set of identical septuplets must avoid being put to a long sleep by the government and dangerous infighting while investigating the disappearance of one of their own.

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Tommy Wirkola
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Noomi Rapace ... The Settman Siblings
Glenn Close ... Nicolette Cayman
Willem Dafoe ... Terrence Settman
Marwan Kenzari ... Adrian Knowles
Christian Rubeck ... Joe
Pål Sverre Hagen ... Jerry
Tomiwa Edun ... Eddie
Cassie Clare ... Zaquia
Cameron Jack ... Dutch
Clara Read Clara Read ... The Young Settman Siblings
Kirsty Averton Kirsty Averton ... Mia
Lucy Pearson Lucy Pearson ... Vicky
Nadiv Molcho ... Young Doctor
Elijah Ungvary ... Erickson (as Elijah Ungvery)
Vegar Hoel ... Enforcer Team Leader
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Storyline

In a not so distant future, where overpopulation and famine have forced governments to undertake a drastic One-Child Policy, seven identical sisters (all of them portrayed by Noomi Rapace) live a hide-and-seek existence pursued by the Child Allocation Bureau. The Bureau, directed by the fierce Nicolette Cayman (Glenn Close), enforces a strict family-planning agenda that the sisters outwit by taking turns assuming the identity of one person: Karen Settman. Taught by their grandfather (Willem Dafoe) who raised and named them - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday - each can go outside once a week as their common identity, but are only free to be themselves in the prison of their own apartment. That is until, one day, Monday does not come home. Written by https://teaser-trailer.com

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Seven Sisters. One Identity.


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The title changed to "Seven Sisters" during post-production but when Netflix bought the film, it was changed back to "What Happened to Monday", its original title. See more »

Goofs

When Dafoes' character is teaching math, he got the transformations of the equations on the whiteboard wrong. The second line does not follow from the first one. See more »

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Reporter: In the last 50 years we've doubled our population, tripled the amount of food and water we use, and we have quadrupled the use of fossil fuels. Every four days there's a million more people on the planet. How is the world going to cope with this explosion in population.
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Not What I Expected
23 August 2017 | by Gilles10392See all my reviews

Let me start by saying that I did not expect this movie to play out the way it did. The acting by Noomi Rapace is nothing but phenomenal. The movie does have the basic, typical plot in regards to the whole dystopia and one child policy that has been seen before. However, the notion of the seven sisters working together to survive was what made this storyline unique. Although Noomi played seven roles, each character had the chance of sharing their story and distinctive traits. I definitely recommend this movie. Netflix pulled this movie out of a hat.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

18 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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$27,975,429
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Dolby Digital (5.1)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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