Intouchables, The (2011)
Director: Olivier Nakache & Eric Toledano
Cast: François 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
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:
Verdict: A movie about a white quadriplegic and his black caregiver that entertains to an extent but becomes sappy and mawkish after a while.
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A movie about a white quadriplegic and his black caregiver that entertains to an extent but becomes sappy and mawkish after a while ~ 3*/B- [ Dir. Olivier Nakache & Eric Toledano | 2011 | France | Comedy/Drama | 112 mins | NC16 ] THE INTOUCHABLES / © Gaumont #theintouchables #intouchables #untouchable #france #french #cinema #feelgood #sappy #schmaltz #white #black #caregiver #quadriplegic #friendship #truestory