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One Day (2011)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 19 August 2011 (USA)
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After spending the night together on the night of their college graduation Dexter and Emma 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.

Director:

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 ... 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 »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,079,566, 21 August 2011

Gross USA:

$13,843,771

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$59,389,433
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.4 : 1
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Trivia

Anne Hathaway was clandestinely given the script, as director Lone Scherfig was not looking at any American actresses for the part of Emma. Hathaway flew to London for a meeting with Scherfig, which she described as "the worst meeting of my life. I was just inarticulate." However, on leaving Lone, she handed her a list of songs that she felt represented how she would interpret the character. It was this list that landed her the part. 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: That's a very serious face. You're not having a wee, are you?
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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 3 August 2011 (2011) See more »

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Le Lien SNCF
Written by Michael Boumendil
Courtesy of Sixième Son
With kind authorization of SNCF and Sixième Son
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User Reviews

 
This film tells the story of Emma & Dexter, meeting at the same date, every year in their lives.
24 November 2011 | by axxmy_oneSee all my reviews

People keep saying that movie adaptations from novels are usually not the same. Some are bad, some are okay, but in this case, it was beautiful. Lots of credit goes to David Nicholls for his excellent screenplay. Everything was PERFECT. Timeline, storyline and even the small details was well written. The acting was impeccable too. What about Anne Hathaway's accent? No problems there. Jim Sturgess plays the character Dexter perfectly. Most people would say that The Notebook is the top romantic teary eyed film. I tell them this: One Day is way better. It shows that two people can have friendship, loyalty, affection and love continuously. Watch it. Whether you have read the book or not, you will fall in love with Dexter & Emma !


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