A Perfect Day (2015 film)

A Perfect Day is a 2015 Spanish comedy-drama film written and directed by Fernando León de Aranoa. It is based on the novel “Dejarse Llover” by Paula Farias. It was screened in the Directors’ Fortnight section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival and is the director’s English-language debut.

A Perfect Day received mixed to positive reviews. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds a 70% score, an average rating of 6.5/10, based on 23 reviews. The consensus reads: “Aid workers get their due in A Perfect Day, which is just different and well-acted enough to overcome its logy pace and narrative clichés.” On Metacritic, the film holds a score of 59 out of 100, sampled from 15 critics, indicating “mixed or average reviews.