Meet the Characters of One Day In Theatres August 19
Together and apart.” Academy Awardnominated for Best Picture). One Day. they come to terms with the nature of love and life itself. laughter and tears. Somewhere along their journey. For the next two decades. He is a wealthy charmer who dreams that the world will be his playground. Directed by Lone Scherfig (director of “An Education. 1988. these two people realize that what they are searching and hoping for has been there for them all along. After one day together – July 15th.. we see Dex and Em through their friendship and fights. key moments of their relationship are experienced over several July 15ths in their lives. their college graduation – Emma Morley (Academy Award nominee Anne Hathaway) and Dexter Mayhew (Jim Sturgess of “Across the Universe”) begin a friendship that will last a lifetime. hopes and missed opportunities. the motion picture “One Day” is adapted for the screen by David Nicholls from his beloved bestselling novel One Day.
.Twenty years.. She is a working-class girl of principle and ambition who dreams of making the world a better place. Two people. As the true meaning of that one day back in 1988 is revealed.
With this crew. and we had a great time in Edinburgh.
Anne Hathaway states. as if lit from within. For the next two decades. because of course we didn’t shoot in order. “I believe in Emma. we see Em through hopes and missed opportunities. there was one day of filming where I shot four different years…
.” Anne Hathaway reveals. Emma graduates from college on July 15th.Emma Morley
Academy Award nominee Anne Hathaway stars as Emma Morley in One Day. “Shooting on location helps you to embody the atmosphere of the scene and tell the story. laughter and tears – and a friendship with classmate Dexter Mayhew that will last a lifetime. I will always remember the experience of sitting at my kitchen table and reading the script – the script seemed like it was on fire. 1988. I wish I knew her. I was so entertained. I felt like I was taken care of all the time – and thank goodness. She is a girl that I recognized as true. I could envision the whole film so vividly. all these unexpected things happened throughout. She is a working-class girl of principle and ambition who dreams of making the world a better place. Paris never disappoints. and I hoped that if I could then everyone watching the film could too. I was very excited to be working in London.
What were Emma’s habits at different points of her life? It wasn’t enough to find ‘a look. Jim brought so much to the part.”
. “We had to calculate every decision. ‘Why did she choose this?’ or ‘Where was she when she made the decision to cut her hair off?’”
Anne Hathaway says.’ we had to ask ourselves. All of his own qualities lend themselves to [his playing] Dexter. but at the same time he’s so hard-working and creative. His Dex is heartbreaking. it was eye-opening to see Jim Sturgess’ approach to the work.Anne Hathaway notes. he’s very soulful and has an enormous heart and openness about him. “As a fellow actor.
does he choose to handle it? This is the journey that he takes in the story. stars as Dexter Mayhew in One Day. “This story realistically approaches what ‘love at first sight’ is. How. we see Dex through hopes and missed opportunities. then.
Jim Sturgess reflects. “Dex was a hard character to pin down. 1988. because he changes so much throughout the film and I don’t think he really knows who he is.”
Jim Sturgess offers. Dex graduates from college on July 15th. The most consistent thing which Dexter remains all the way through the film is being the love of Emma Morley’s life. For the next two decades. which I feel we all are in life. of Across the Universe and 21. He wants to enjoy life to the fullest.”
. That is a stabilizing force. He is a wealthy charmer who dreams that the world will be his playground. laughter and tears – and a friendship with classmate Emma Morley that will last a lifetime. But he’s different things to different people.Dexter Mayhew
. and we got on straight away. as has Emma. “People would come up to me and ask. I was glad to get to act opposite someone who cared so deeply about the story – which is a lot of fun but also very emotional – and these characters.’ Well.Jim Sturgess remarks. there’s a lot of Emma in Anne Hathaway.”
Jim Sturgess comments. She’s lovely. She has an intellectual wit. ‘Is this bit [from the novel One Day] in the movie?’ or ‘Who is playing so-and-so?’ This was the first time that I’d played a character who has a strong reference point to others’ imagination. “Dex tells Emma that she’s ‘the smartest person I know.
Steven is a man who will insist that his son make progress.”
. to find love. It’s very moving to see where the story takes him. Ken Stott says. “Alison is a colorful character. “Steven loves his wife – he adores her. “To Alison. She has true joie de vivre! Dex is her only child. The relationship he has with his son is a difficult one. to find happiness. He’s struggling to find his identity.
Patricia Clarkson notes. and she’s doted on him. They have laughter together.” says Jim Sturgess. mother to Dexter (Jim Sturgess) and wife to Steven (Ken Stott). But Dexter is sometimes in trouble.Alison Mayhew
Academy Award nominee Patricia Clarkson plays Alison. father to Dexter (Jim Sturgess) and husband to Alison (Patricia Clarkson). Dex is a sort of passageway back to her youth and she enjoys his antics and his spirit.”
Olivier Award winner Ken Stott portrays Steven.
Romola Garai says. People can relate to Dex’s story. plays Ian. sweet. but he’s the boy she shouldn’t be with!”
. but she does love Dexter.
One Day is the story of two people – Emma and Dex – who should be together. who marries Dexter (Jim Sturgess). “Ian is well-meaning. He’s also a really bad stand-up comedian. Her inner gentleness is masked by a wall of ice. Emma’s (Anne Hathaway) boyfriend.”
Rafe Spall. Ian’s a good guy.Sylvie Cope
Golden Globe Award nominee Romola Garai plays Sylvie. She’s quite controlling. Rafe Spall comments. “Sylvie is sleek and a little bit formal. but the world is conspiring to keep them apart. and loving. and to how a relationship changes. soon to be seen in Anonymous and Prometheus.