In “Rust and Bone,” Cotillard plays Stephanie, an orca trainer who loses her legs in a tragic accident.
Jacques Audiard's script for "Rust and Bone" had a big impact on actor Matthias Schoenaerts. "He gave me the screenplay, and then I read it, and it just blew my mind," Audiard said at a Nov. 13 screening of the film.
“Rust and Bone,” filmmaker Jacques Audiard’s moving romantic drama based on Craig Davidson’s short story collection, boasts a thoroughly complex woman at its core.
Even as the movie piles on melodramatic tragedies, Marion Cotillard and Matthias Schoenaerts give eminently watchable, painfully believable performances as the physically and emotionally damaged leads.
Awards contenders Anne Hathaway, Amy Adams, Naomi Watts, Helen Hunt, Rachel Weisz, Marion Cotillard, and Sally Field talk to The Hollywood Reporter about fame, fear, and fighting for roles.
The French actor will be given the Hollywood Actress Award for her performance in "Rust and Bone," making her the first woman to be twice honored with the award by the Hollywood Film Awards.