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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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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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Trivia

The adult sisters can be distinguished by their hair styles: Sunday - pony tail, Monday - long wavy hair, Tuesday - red head, Wednesday - mid-length hair, Thursday - short hair, Friday - knit hat, Saturday - platinum blonde. See more »

Goofs

In the showdown scene in the women's bathroom, the two characters switch positions in the mirror shot, most likely to create uncertainty in the viewer. Note the color of the sleeves at the shoulder (creme vs blue). To make matters worse, the style of the earrings also switched between both characters in the mirror shot. 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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Highly original, very well-acted
12 November 2019 | by ungratefulwhelpSee all my reviews

As is often said elsewhere, I am entirely baffled by some of the negative reviews of this movie. Genuinely great flicks are few and far between - the Godfather, Unforgiven, etc - which makes you appreciate the quite good ones more. And this is quite good. I'd go as far as saying it's the most impressive dystopian movie I've seen since the Matrix. Perhaps it's because I'm a writer that I appreciate the originality of this story, with enough twists and turns to keep the viewer hooked to the end. But it's also hard not to be impressed by the strong acting of Rapace. In the era of endless superhero Marvel borefests, this deserves more. Much more.


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Release Date:

18 August 2017 (USA) See more »

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$27,975,429
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