A Perfect Day

A Perfect Day
A Perfect Day

Screenplay: Fernando León de Aranoa

Cast: Olga Kurylenko, Benicio Del Toro, Tim Robbins, Mélanie Thierry

Cinematography by: Alex Catalán

Film editing: Nacho Ruiz Capillas

Art director: César Macarrón

Producer: Javier Méndez, Patricia de Muns

Production: Mediapro, Reposado Producciones, TVE - Televisión Española


For new recruit humanitarian aid worker Sophie, a perfect day involves sunshine, breakfast in bed, sex and then flying off to a conflict zone. Today, well... at least she’s got the conflict zone. As Sophie and her seasoned colleagues Mambru and B race against time to save the water supply for an abandoned community, they must outwit pedantic UN bureaucrats, military factions and exploitative local criminals – all the while cleverly distracting Mambru's ex-lover Katya, who has flown in from head office to shut their mission down. A dead cow, an un-cooperative supplies store and an angry dog tied to the length of rope they desperately need: the team and their guide negotiate the seemingly simple task of extracting a dead body from a well, but staying sane proves to be the biggest challenge on this not-so perfect day.

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