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One Day (2011)

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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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Lone Scherfig

Writers:

David Nicholls (screenplay), David Nicholls (book)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anne Hathaway ... Emma
Jim Sturgess ... Dexter
Tom Mison ... Callum
Jodie Whittaker ... Tilly
Tim Key ... Customer
Rafe Spall ... Ian
Joséphine de La Baume ... Marie (as Josephine De La Baume)
Patricia Clarkson ... Alison
Ken Stott ... Steven
Heida Reed ... Ingrid
Amanda Fairbank-Hynes Amanda Fairbank-Hynes ... Tara
Gil Alma ... Waiter
David Ajala ... Floor Manager
Georgia King ... Suki
Ukweli Roach ... Rapper
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Twenty years. Two people.

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 August 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Siempre el mismo día See more »

Filming Locations:

Dinan, Côtes-d'Armor, France See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,079,566, 21 August 2011, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$13,843,771

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,389,433
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Sound Mix:

Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In the scene where Emma and Dexter lie together on the bed in the French hotel after having skinny-dipped, Emma can be seen wearing the same T-shirt, with a "Nuclear Disarmament Now" writing on it that she wore on the graduation night, when she slept together with Dexter four years before their French trip. See more »

Goofs

The dress code for graduation at Edinburgh is a dark suit or highland dress with white tie for men, dark suit or dress for women. When they are on their way back to Emma's flat they all have random clothes on under their gowns. See more »

Quotes

Emma: I didn't mean to call your dad a fascist.
Dexter: A bourgeois fascist.
Emma: Yeah, I'm sorry.
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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 3 August 2011 (2011) See more »

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Aftermath
Written by Tricky (as Thaws)
Performed by Tricky
Courtesy of Universal-Island Records Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd.
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Romantic and moving drama.
6 December 2011 | by petailssSee 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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