Opening in New York theaters on November 23rd, and in Los Angeles theaters on December 7th is the new French-Belgian film Rust and Bone from acclaimed international director Jacques Audiard (A Prophet). The movie stars Academy Award-winner Marion Cotillard (The Dark Knight Rises), as well Belgian actor Matthias Schoenaerts (Bullhead), and is already earning early Oscar-buzz for Cotillard's impressive performance.
IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick recently had the pleasure of sitting down with acclaimed actress Marion Cotillard to talk about her work on Rust and Bone. The Oscar-winner discussed her new film, returning to the French cinema, fulfilling her dream of working with director Jacques Audiard, preparing to play an amputee, discovering organically along with her character what that experience is like, and the special relationship animal trainers have with the animals that they train.
To watch our exclusive interview with Marion Cotillard about Rust and Bone, please click on the video player above.
Put in charge of his young son, Ali (Schoenaerts) leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Ali's bond with Stephanie (Cotillard), a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.
Rust and Bone opens in New York theaters on November 23rd, and in Los Angeles theaters on December 7th.