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A Perfect Day (2015)

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A group of aid workers work to resolve a crisis in an armed conflict zone.

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Fernando León de Aranoa, Diego Farias (collaborating writer) | 1 more credit »
3 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Benicio Del Toro ... Mambrú
Tim Robbins ... B
Olga Kurylenko ... Katya
Mélanie Thierry ... Sophie
Fedja Stukan ... Damir
Eldar Residovic Eldar Residovic ... Nikola
Sergi López ... Goyo
Nenad Vukelic Nenad Vukelic ... Nikola's Grandfather
Morten Suurballe ... UN Official at the Briefing
Ben Temple ... UN Official's Assistant
Frank Feys ... UN Official at the Well
Ivan Brkic Ivan Brkic ... Store Owner
Antonio Franic Antonio Franic ... Soldier at the Storage
Goran Navojec ... Bosnian NGO Driver
Dragica Stojkovic Dragica Stojkovic ... Cow Lady
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Storyline

A group of aid workers work to resolve a crisis in an armed conflict zone.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language including some sexual references | See all certifications »

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Country:

Spain

Language:

English | Serbian | Spanish | French | Bosnian

Release Date:

15 January 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El pozo See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$14,044

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,771,726
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

When B (played by Tim Robbins) consults his book regarding getting around the cow in the road, there's a very noticeable coffee ring stain on one of the pages. The movie The Hudsucker Proxy is about Tim Robbins's character coming up with the idea of the hula hoop because of a coffee ring stain. Remarkably this stain had no bearing or relation to the Hudsucker Proxy. Its a coincidence. See more »

Goofs

Near the start when B and Sophie are driving along the cliff, the aerial shot shows the cliff to be on the left of the road. Then a shot from inside the car shows trees in the background where the cliff was. The when they stop in front of the dead cow, the cliff is on the right side. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mambrú: Fat fuck.
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EAST INFECTION
Written by S. Ryabstev, R. Mochiach, Y. Lemeshev, O. Kaplan, E. Ferguson, E. Hutz
© Published by Sergey Strings Music, 26F RPM, Inc, Yurock Music, Rat Shack Music, Restless Breed Music, Hutz Muzon
Administered by Kobalt Music Publishing Limited
Performed by Gogol Bordello
Licensed by Red Light Management, UK
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A land of infuriating bureaucracy
12 June 2016 | by Gordon-11See all my reviews

This film tells the daily lives of several aid workers in an armed conflict zone in the Balkans. They have to extract a corpse from a well, but are faced with multiple logistical and bureaucratic challenges.

"A Perfect Day" may look ridiculous and infuriating from the outside, as it tells a story of ridiculous bureaucracy. So if the common goal is to help the people in a war zone, why are there so many restrictions and hurdles to helping others? Well, my workplace is exactly like that, do I can relate to every single minute of it.

The subplot about the local boy Nikola is touching, as it provides a glimpse of hope for humanity - sometimes real help is from unofficial sources!


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