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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 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

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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:

2.4 : 1
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Trivia

It was actually raining for the filming of the scene where Dex and Emma are vacationing on a French beach. The actors performed under a tarpaulin in their swimsuits. See more »

Goofs

(at around 25 mins) At the beach, the relative positions of the two characters change from head-to-head to head-to-toe as they lie on the sand. See more »

Quotes

Emma: Welcome to the graveyard of ambition.
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References Evil Dead II (1987) See more »

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Reverend Black Grape
Written by Shaun Ryder (as Ryder), Ian Bendelow, Spencer Birtwistle (as Spencer Birtwhistle), Martin Mittler, Paul Leveridge(aka Paul "Kermit" Leveridge)
Performed by Black Grape
Courtesy of MCA Records Inc
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd.
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A touch love drama of time that's touching due to it's lasting memory despite tragedy.
10 October 2011 | by blanbrnSee all my reviews

Over the summer I saw this film sure it's typical chick flick, still as a male I admire the beauty and sexy look of Anne Hathaway who I think is a brilliant actress. Plus I think she pulled the international accent off just fine in this film and as always her look is sharp and just fine. This is a love story that spans time with memories these moments touch you staying with you forever despite when an unexpected tragedy strikes.

Set in England it involves a couple Em(Anne Hathaway) and Dexter(Jim Sturgess) and after this international couple graduates from college and meet and fall for one another on July 15, 1989. From every year on on this date it's considered an anniversary for this couple as the film shows the special moments that happened during the lives of both. As each year on the same day is highlighted you see that no matter what path their lives have taken love and memories draw them together.

Overall this is a film of memory and everlasting love sadly an unexpected tragedy occurs, but still with memories Dexter will love Em forever as long as memories are around love can last forever. Probably not a great film but worth a watch for any Anne Hathaway fan.


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