2 days,one night and The Kid with the Bike at BC Sunday, these Sunday 5th and 26th of June [fr]

Do not miss screenings of movies Two days, one night and The Kid with the bike by the Dardenne brothers, programmed in the framework of BC Sunday at the Broadway Cinematheque these Sundays 5th and 26th of June of 2016.

2 days, one night by Jean-pierre and Luc Dardenne
The Belgian masters The Dardenne Brothers continue their incredible run of form with another brilliantly observed slice of working-class life. When Sandra, a married woman with children, returns to the factory after a nervous breakdown, she is distressed again for being fired. Her colleagues, who can work harder to cover her will gain 1000 bonus for her leave. Supported by her husband, Sandra persuades the staff representative to institute a vote between her colleagues to re-decide whether earn the bonus or save her life. Before the Monday morning voting, she spends the whole weekend to beg all her colleagues, who are at the same pitiable situation, to sympathize with her. During which, her depression symptoms are also increasing. While struggling for keeping her work, her dignity, hope, and health, which are supposed to be the purpose for working, are all at stake……

The Kid with a bike by Jean-pierre and Luc Dardenne
Like the Dardennes’ renowned film Rosetta, which won the Palme d’Or in the 1999 Cannes Film Festival, the young protagonist in The Kid with a Bike is also restlessly on the road seeking for love, hope and spiritual comforts. The film continues the directors’ discussion on the most primary humanistic topics: parenthood, trust and love. Cyril escapes from the children’s home to look for his dad who he believes is waiting for him. However, He only finds an empty apartment and his favorite bicycle gone. A kindly hairdresser, Samantha, who he accidently encounters, adopts him and gives him warmth, tenderness and good care he deserves. However, all the evidences of being abandoned cannot stop this young boy from trying to get back into his father’s life, which causes him stuck with a local drug-dealer……

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publié le 03/06/2016

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