Intouchables, The (2011)

Review #1,450






THE SCOOP
Director:  Olivier Nakache & Eric Toledano
Cast:  Fran├žois Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny 
Plot:  After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.

Genre:  Biography / Comedy / Drama

Awards:  Nom. for 1 Golden Globe - Best Foreign Language Film
Runtime:  112min
Rating:  NC16 for language and some drug use
International Sales:  Gaumont
Singapore Distributor:  Cathay-Keris Films

IN RETROSPECT (Spoilers: NO)

My review written for CatchPlay Singapore is available here: 
https://www.catchplay.com/sg/ed-says-article-1083-bxbqvecj

Verdict:  A movie about a white quadriplegic and his black caregiver that entertains to an extent but becomes sappy and mawkish after a while.

GRADE: B-






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