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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 Emma 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 ... 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 »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,079,566, 21 August 2011

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

Dexter's 1990s television talk show is loosely based on the real life talk show The Word with Mark Lamarr. Like Dexter, Mark Lamarr would engage in awkward interviews with popular rap artists. See more »

Goofs

On 15 July 1995, Dexter uses a Nokia 6110. This model was released in 1997. Bottom connectors are clearly visible at 44:15. Previous models had different connectors and different antenna. See more »

Quotes

Emma: If I can't talk to you, then what is the point of you? Of us?
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Connections

References Three Colors: Blue (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Stop Movin'
Written by Tina Barrett, Paul Cattermole, Jon Lee, Bradley McIntosh, Jo O'Meara, Hannah Spearritt, Rachel Stevens, Simon Ellis, Sheppard Solomon
Performed by S Club 7
Courtesy of Polydor Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd.
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Promises much but in the end fails to deliver.
13 September 2011 | by winlesSee all my reviews

As this movie is basically a love story between two characters,and they occupy most of the movie we should like and sympathise with them,sadly we do not. Emma is vague and stupid,and Dex is shallow and obnoxious.It is hard to get emotionally involved with them as they have no emotions. The surrounding characters (of whom there are very few) are underused and only sketchily written.One character that is written well(Ian) crops up so randomly that you cannot expect him to have,or emote,any real emotions,he is cardboard,Given that this is played by the excellent Rafe Spall it's a pity.Romola Garai and Ken Stott are allowed such brief parts that they are completely wasted. However,I think where the movie really falls down is,because each scene is set on one day (which then moves on a year or several years)we completely lose track of what,who and why is happening,and as such it can be confusing and annoying at the same time. The ending is totally believable,and one breathes a sigh of relief that it's the end of the movie. But no! We have an unnecessary(and confusing) epilogue. So,it might have worked as a novel, but does not as a movie.


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