July 20, 2017

Movies with Luc Dardenne

TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT

In a blue-collar city in Belgium, Sandra, a working mother, returns to her job after a medical leave only to find that the company has offered her co-workers a bonus if she is laid off; if they refuse, she can keep her job.  Sandra is given a weekend to persuade her colleagues to make a large … [Read more...]

THE KID WITH A BIKE

Wild and unpredictable 11-year-old Cyril has been abandoned by his father and is sent to a state-run home. He latches onto a kind hairdresser, Samantha, who tracks down his lost bike and takes him in, at least on weekends, despite his difficult behavior. With Samantha’s help, Cyril struggles to … [Read more...]