Movie Club : What Happened To Monday?

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Join us to discuss this dystopian sci-fi thriller. Over population leads to a drastic One-Child Policy; seven identical sisters live a hide-and-seek existence.

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About What Happened To Monday?

In a not so distant future, where overpopulation and famine have forced governments to undertake a drastic One-Child Policy, seven identical sisters (all of them portrayed by Noomi Rapace) live a hide-and-seek existence pursued by the Child Allocation Bureau. The Bureau, directed by the fierce Nicolette Cayman (Glenn Close), enforces a strict family-planning agenda that the sisters outwit by taking turns assuming the identity of one person: Karen Settman.

Taught by their grandfather (Willem Dafoe) who raised and named them – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday – each can go outside once a week as their common identity, but are only free to be themselves in the prison of their own apartment. That is until, one day, Monday does not come home.

Nominated for the Variety Piazza Grande Award at the Locarno International Film Festival.

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