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Deux jours, une nuit

Huey McEvoy's rating of the film Two Days, One Night

or, "Erin Brockovich vs. Twelve Angry Men: Dawn of Justice". Like Soderbergh, the Dardennes spotlight working-class issues through a rare, non-caricatured, non-hysterical lens. But it's not without flair - the single-shot one-to-ones with her colleagues are tremendous, and narratively-speaking, the denouement is perfectly judged and extremely satisfying. Cotillard is luminous.