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A Perfect Day (2015)

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A group of aid workers work to resolve a crisis in an armed conflict zone.

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Fernando León de Aranoa, Diego Farias (collaborating writer) | 1 more credit »
3 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Benicio Del Toro ... Mambrú
Tim Robbins ... B
Olga Kurylenko ... Katya
Mélanie Thierry ... Sophie
Fedja Stukan Fedja Stukan ... Damir
Eldar Residovic Eldar Residovic ... Nikola
Sergi López ... Goyo
Nenad Vukelic Nenad Vukelic ... Nikola's Grandfather
Morten Suurballe ... UN Official at the Briefing
Ben Temple ... UN Official's Assistant
Frank Feys ... UN Official at the Well
Ivan Brkic Ivan Brkic ... Store Owner
Antonio Franic Antonio Franic ... Soldier at the Storage
Goran Navojec ... Bosnian NGO Driver
Dragica Stojkovic Dragica Stojkovic ... Cow Lady
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Storyline

A group of aid workers work to resolve a crisis in an armed conflict zone.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language including some sexual references | See all certifications »

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Country:

Spain

Language:

English | Serbian | Spanish | French | Bosnian

Release Date:

15 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El pozo See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,697,431
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Benicio del Toro was presented with the honorary award, Heart of Sarajevo, at the Sarajevo Film Festival. See more »

Goofs

Near the start when B and Sophie are driving along the cliff, the aerial shot shows the cliff to be on the left of the road. Then a shot from inside the car shows trees in the background where the cliff was. The when they stop in front of the dead cow, the cliff is on the right side. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mambrú: Fat fuck.
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Venus in Furs
Written by Lou Reed
Performed by The Velvet Underground
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A perfect day in an imperfect world
26 January 2016 | by leonanaviSee all my reviews

"A Perfect Day" brings us back in 1995 and offers an interesting point of view to the last days of the Bosnian war.

The movie reveals a day of an international team of aid workers. It is a drama with a pinch of black humor. The movie shows the horror of the war, the pain of the local people and alludes the cruelty of religious intolerance. Most importantly it reminds the imperfection of the society and the black spot from the European history that should never be forgotten.

More than 20 years later, although I am also living on the Balkans, I still cannot figure out why this war started. A total madness that led to some many casualties and losses for everyone involved...

The music is great and so is the cast of "A Perfect Day". I always enjoy watching actors like Benicio Del Toro and Tim Robbins. Mélanie Thierry, Fedja Stukan and the young boy Eldar Residovic also played well. Olga Kurylenko, who you may remember as a Bond girl, performed excellently. Btw it is a bit sad that no matter what she does the "Bond" label will always be with her.


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