Director: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
Belgium, France/Italy | Drama, 2014
1 hour, 35 min. | French
Sandra is a factory worker paid minimum wage who has returned to work after seeking help with depression. Management has realized it can operate with one less employee and if her coworkers will vote her out, they will receive a bonus. Sandra has the weekend before their vote to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses so she can keep her job. This is a story about working-class people on the fringe of society fighting for their livelihood, a noble and worthy fight regardless of the outcome.
Awards: Nominated Best Actress Academy Awards, Nominated Cannes Film Festival