What Happened to Monday movie (2017) is a science fiction and action thriller. It is directed by Tommy Wirkola, Glenn Close, Noomi Rapace, and Willem Dafoe. Kerry Williamson and Max Botkin have written this dystopian movie. This movie shows us the story of seven identical girls living in a world where only one child is allowed per household (because of overpopulation). When one of these girls goes missing, the others will need to find her while remaining hidden from the outside world.
What Happened to Monday was released in theatres in Asia and Europe. Netflix distributed the movie in the US, Latin America, and the UK in August 2017. It has received mixed reactions from critics.
The Plot of What Happened to Monday
Let’s have a look at what this movie is all about. The movie is about seven identical-looking girls who are sisters. These sisters are named weekdays- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. They live in such a world where there are overpopulation issues(as if it’s not here). There’s a rule there that only a single child is allowed in a household. Because of this, they have to hide from the outside world.
One day, one of the girls goes missing, and now, the others need to find them while protecting their secrets. Will they be able to find her? What if something wrong happens? What if their identity gets disclosed? To know the answers to these twisted questions, you’ll need to watch What Happened on Monday.
The Cast of What Happened to Monday
We saw Noomi Rapace (as Settman Siblings, who shared the identity of Karen Settman), Clara Read (as Young Settman Sisters), Glenn Close (as Nicolette Cayman), Willem Dafoe (as Terrence Settman), Marwan Kenzari (in the role of Adrian Knowles), Christian Rubek (as Joe), Nadiv Molcho (in the role of Young Doctor), Tomiwa Edun (as Eddie), Pal Sverre Hagen (in the role of Jerry), and Cassie Clare (in the role of Zaquia).
Robert Wagner (in the role of Charles Benning), Pathie Grace (as our Narrator), Dominique Gabriel (in the role of Radio woman), and Deimian Lorenzo (as of Clone Trooper); there are many other supporting cast members as well who have performed well.
Release of What Happened on Monday
Originally the movie was written for a man. The director Tommy Wirkola always wanted to work with Noomi Rapace. He pitched the idea of the movie to Raffaella De Laurentiis (producer of What Happened to Monday), in which Noomi will play the lead role. She agreed, and we got the film. This movie was shot in Romania, and the whole shooting part took 94 days to complete.
What Happened to Monday was made on a budget of $20 million. The movie premiered at Locarno Festival in 2017, and later on, the streaming rights were bought by Netflix.
Reviews and Ratings of What Happened to Monday
The movie is rated 58%, i.e., 5.8/10 on rotten tomatoes, where 36 critics gave their views. On Metacritic, it had an average score of 47/100 based on 12 reviews. In all, the movie received mixed responses. For more updates on the latest shows and movies, stay tuned to our website.