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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Anne Hathaway
Jim Sturgess
Patricia Clarkson
Romola Garai
Directors
Lone Scherfig
Screenwriters
David Nicholls
Running Time
108 minutes

One Day
Boy meets girl, again and again and again


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Plot
St. Swithin’s Day, 1988. Bookish Emma (Hathaway) and raffish Dexter (Sturgess) spend the night together on their last day at Edinburgh university. We subsequently pick up their friendship on various July 15s over the next 20-odd years, charting how their lives diverge and come together as they grow older.


Verdict
It may not truly capture the complexities of its source material but One Day is funny, winning and entertaining - if little else.


Reviewed by Ian Freer

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