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Two Days, One Night

Drama


 

Sandra discovers that her workmates have opted for a pay bonus in exchange for her dismissal.

"Two Days, One Night" ponders a precarious dilemma. We learn our protagonist is wrestling a sickness, and feel the helplessness and frustration that comes living with it, amplified by a strong and palpable performance. While the setup is questionable, it enables an interesting and often unseen view of families on the weekend, and the common economic struggles they face. The quiet pace might not suit everyone, but it allows time to properly introduce the various characters, and effortlessly create an emotional connection. Lingers many days after...

Anthony Macali

MIFF 2014
Madman Entertainment 95 mins