#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – 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.
Plot: In a world where families are limited to one child due to overpopulation, a set of identical septuplets must avoid being put to a long sleep by the government and dangerous infighting while investigating the disappearance of one of their own.
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If you were to go through my movie collection, you would find an eclectic mix of films. One of the most prevalent in the mix of genres & sub-genres, I have many that are post apocalyptic/futuristic dystopian world films. Its the kind of film I love exploring, as its a look at not only our possible future, but a look at ourselves now, and where we are heading should we continue down certain paths.
In the tradition of some of the great films like the classics Blade Runner, and Total Recall, to more modern tales like Equilibrium, and Children of Men comes What Happened to Monday.
Set in a future where food resources are drastically low due to overpopulation, a sinister organization responsible for implementing a one-child policy by taking all subsequent sibling to be cryogenically frozen until such a time when resources are enough to cover everyone.
Terrence Settman (Dafoe) finds himself in a rather precarious position with the birth of sextuplets, granddaughters, whose mother dies during labour. Naming them after each day of the week, he makes the dangerous decision of taking them all in to his care, raising them in secret, and taking all necessary precautions to ensure that they live in secret.
When the girls have grown to an age where he feels comfortable, and confident that they are aware of the dangers of the outside world, and the consequences of anything that could mean the secret being uncovered, he allows each girl to go out on the day after which they were named, ie; Monday on Monday, Tuesday on Tuesday, and so on, and so forth. The girls each live their day outside as one Karen Settman.
As is the case with any group of children, the girls exhibit an array of personality traits from shy and demure to outgoing and rebellious, with the rebel of the seven causing a uncomfortable, and lasting, consequence for the other six siblings when she goes out on a day that she was not designated to do so, and suffers a painful injury.
Fast forward some 30 years we find that the girls have grown to adulthood successfully in secret, and while inside they exhibit their own personalities, do their own thing, and keep their own interests, they work very well together maintaining the life of Karen Settman out in the world. This is largely down to nightly debriefings from the one who went out that day, so that the others are aware of their role to maintain their cover.
This all works perfectly until Monday doesn’t come home from work, leaving her sisters extremely worried about what could have happened to her, and Tuesday going blind to what is waiting for her outside, with no knowledge of the previous days happenings. It is now up to Tuesday and her sisters to figure out what happened to Monday.
The thing I love most about this film is it’s concept, its what I love about the genre in general, as a dystopian future story can lend itself to anything that can cause a dystopia to happen, over population causing implementation of restricted breeding, or emotions being banned so that people don’t fight, and cause war.
I also love the performances of Noomi, and Clara in the two stages of the girls’ lives, the seven nuanced personalities demanded such range from both to capture the essence of the seven sisters, but also the prime character of Karen.
What also impressed me about this film, is the way in which the seven different characters were juxtaposed in the scenes they were together in. In no way was this done cheaply, or nasty, and definitely did not come off cheesy.
Tommy Wirkola steps away from his typically fun style of filmmaking for this dark and tragic scifi. But a good director’s a good director and despite being maybe a little more predictable than it thinks, not to mention Glenn Close trying her hardest to derail he manages to pull off _What Happened to Monday_. Extra special props to Noomi Rapace who successfully plays not seven as advertised but **eight** different characters with virtually no overlap in characterisation.
_Final rating:★★★ – I liked it. Would personally recommend you give it a go._
Ask yourself, what am I expecting from this (or any) experience?
I honestly don’t understand the bad reviews behind this film. I’m writing this, not as a review of the events or themes that take place; but rather, a questioning of expectations from the average film viewer.
It should be fairly obvious that to enjoy any motion picture, one must enable their sense of disbelief. This means when you watch a fantasy film or show you don’t question the reality of wands, spells, dragons, etc. Instead, you allow yourself to be immersed within the story. After all, the entire point of art is to transport yourself within the world of the artist.
I take issue with criticism from professional critics to the average person on the basis of “realism,” “continuity,” and/or any other tropes related to the experience of (in this case film), art.
This movie uses certain themes that have a major impact in the possible near future as its basis for storytelling, and therefore, I can see why some might attempt to hold the themes as a basis to grade its merits.
I must contest this though as I would say you don’t read an Asimov, Clarke, Dick, novel and complain that your predictions of the future aren’t the same as the author’s do you? While watching this I’m reminded of my experience of watching “Minority Report” and it’s safe to say that that version of the future hasn’t come close to existing yet, but nonetheless it’s a masterful bit of storytelling. The point though is this, sure there are holes in almost any plot, especially in films that don’t coincide with our present day notions of reality; but what has that to do with our ability to enjoy a film?
Be honest with yourself for a moment, when you’re watching anything but a documentary (and even then..) you’re primary concern is the entertainment value. To which, this film delivers in spades.
There’s great drama, great action, great acting, and one person playing 7 roles. What more could you ask for? Anyone who denigrates this film, I have to know, what are your expectations, and what are your favorite films?
A very well done Sy-Fy movie.
I really enjoyed the movie. Every moment is enjoyable.This presents a scenario which is an actual problem and is definitely going to become scarier as time passes. There is not much in the story but the acting and the fighting sequences are very well implemented. Just sit tight and relax, this will not let you move from your seat for another two hours.
Original Language en
Runtime 2 hr 3 min (123 min)
Genre Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director Tommy Wirkola
Writer Max Botkin, Kerry Williamson
Actors Noomi Rapace, Glenn Close, Willem Dafoe, Marwan Kenzari
Country UK, France, USA, Belgium
Awards 1 nomination.
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Dolby Digital (5.1)
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Camera Arri Alexa XT Studio, Zeiss Master Anamorphic and Angenieux Optimo Lenses
Film Length N/A
Negative Format Codex ARRIRAW (2.8K)
Cinematographic Process Digital Intermediate (4K) (master format), Master Scope (anamorphic) (source format)
Printed Film Format D-Cinema