November 23, 2012 (Limited)
Rated R for strong sexual content, brief graphic nudity, some violence and language
Cotillard plays as whale trainer, Stephanie, who loses her legs after an accident, while Schoenarts portrays a struggling single father and bare-knuckled boxer named Ali.
When Stephanie awakens in the hospital after her accident and realizes what’s happened to her, the dreadfulness of her discovery is palpable. But soon enough it’s absorbed, to the point where she calls Ali to take her on an outing (to the Croisette in Cannes), where he takes her back into...
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Marion Cotillard shows some flesh, loses some flesh and shares some, too, in Rust and Bone
, Jacques Audiard’s follow-up to his Oscar-nominated drama A Prophet
. The movie, about a crippled woman who develops an unlikely relationship with a knuckle fighter, features powerful performances but never delivers a knockout blow. Full movie review »