Rust and Bone

Lists: Drama, Sony Pictures Classics, Independent Film Award Nominees - BIFA

Brief Synopsis: "Put in charge of his young son, Ali leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Ali's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident."

Overall Ranking: 966 (Rank from 2012: # 37)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 20%
Regular 66.67%
Half-Popped 13.33%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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David Baruffi97(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik95 - This film is a work of art. Tender, raw and compelling with top notch leading performances, a real unique romantic drama from France.
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Committed to Celluloid Fernando Rafael88(full review)
Movie Evangelist80(full review)
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Sober Film Critic James Brown80(full review)
Amy Bigmore80(full review)
Lord Of The Films Ryan75(full review)
Dan O'Neill70(full review)
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Nathan Adams and the Temple Of Reviews61(full review)
Minnesota Man60(full review)

People Involved

  • Marion Cotillard (Stephanie)
  • Matthias Schoenaerts (Ali)
  • Bouli Lanners (Martial)
  • Céline Sallette (Louise)
  • Corinne Masiero (Anna)
  • Mourad Frarema (Foued)
  • Jean-Michel Correia (Richard)
  • Armand Verdure (Sam)
  • Yannick Choirat (Simon)
  • Fred Menut (Le patron dELP Sécurité)
  • Duncan Versteegh (Soigneur dorques)
  • Katia Chaperon (Soigneuse dorques)
  • Catherine Fa (Soigneuse dorques)
  • Françoise Michaud (La mère de Stéphanie)
  • Jacques Audiard (Director)