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'Two Days, One Night' has Marion Cotillard at her best

'Two Days, One Night' has Marion Cotillard at her best

It is strange to think of "Two Days, One Night" as a thriller. The new drama from Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, the accomplished Belgium filmmaking brothers, stars French actress Marion Cotillard as a factory worker trying to win her job back. But a thriller is exactly what they've created, setting the clock ticking on Sandra, who finds her spot on the production line has disappeared after co-workers vote for bonuses in lieu of her return from medical leave. A last-minute decision by the boss to take another vote gives Sandra the weekend — two days, one night — to persuade a majority to choose to give up their 1,000 extra euros for her. Sandra's target...

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