You will receive a weekly newsletter full of movie-related tidbits, articles, trailers, even the occasional streamable movie. Philippe is a very rich, quadriplegic man fond of classical music and art. After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver. Sure, we make short term friends, and long-term friends, but I really have a special place in my heart for the latter, and although it's actors putting on a performance about such a friendship, it's based on two real people. Driss, you see, has rhythm and soul, and if only Philippe can absorb some of that, he'll be a happier man.
Co-written by Selton Mello and Marcelo Vindicato, The Clown also features Larissa Manoela, Giselle Motta, Teuda Bara, Álamo Facó, Cadu Fávero, Erom Cordeiro, Hossen Minussi, Maíra Chasseraux, and veteran Moacyr Franco. Club members also get access to our members-only section on RogerEbert. Nowadays they are more likely to be layered with self-consciousness, winking at their own conventions. Driss is a man out on parole for robbery, who applies for the job of Philippe's caregiver only so he can be rejected and get a signature on his application for unemployment benefits. The Intouchables, France's biggest French-language at the international box-office, is that country's official entry for the 2013 Best Foreign Language Film. The plot needs little explication. Driss Sy , of Senegalese descent, is an unskilled young man newly out of jail who resides in a tiny apartment on the edges of Paris with his immigrant mother and numerous siblings.
The Intouchables, I should add, is perfect Oscar bait. A caregiver can't provide that, but he can provide something more valuable, companionship. Yet it also solicits a warm tolerance that it would be churlish to withhold. The movie follows the unexpected friendship between Phillip Lacasse Bryan Cranston , a Park Avenue billionaire left paralyzed after a hang-gliding accident, and convicted felon Dell Kevin Hart , recently out of prison and in need of employment. Have seen it 3 times in 2 days, and catch more French each time! Driss is a poor black man from the French ghettos in Paris, the Banlieux. Not wanting to spoil the film for others, i highly recommend seeing this in the theaters and with a loved one.
Out of the blue, the rude African Driss cuts the line of candidates and brings a document from the Social Security and asks Phillipe to sign it to prove that he is seeking a job position so he can receive his unemployment benefit. The role of a good caregiver is hardly limited to lifting, bathing, grooming, dressing, pushing and supplying medicines. There are so many wonderfully funny, poignant, and dramatic scenes throughout the movie. This is a shallow film. Then Driss can decide whether he would like to stay with him or not.
Drugs, tobacco and soul are good! The great feeling you're left with alone is worth I don't see how anyone could not like this movie. The only thing that can carry off this blatant humor is the actor himself, Omar Sy, who won the French equivalent of the Academy Award for Best Actor. As a condition of his parole, Driss must look for a job and perfunctorily applies for a post as a caretaker to Phillipe. Now, as to the quality of that soundtrack: it features really well-recorded and, fantastic sounding music — though it unfortunately doesn't have very much activity in the surrounds which, honestly, is to be expected with a dialog-driven drama such as this. Очень советую данный фильм к просмотрю всей семьёй,в нём Очень душевный и смешной фильм! In fact, France was one of the few markets where and 's The Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 was a box office also-run upon its Nov. Subtitles aren't the worst thing in the world people! It has been rewarded with many awards across the globe! The movie was made in 2011 and the lead actors are Philippe Francois Cluzet an Driss Omar Sy Content In Paris, the upper-class and academic Philippe is a quadriplegic millionaire that is interviewing candidates for the position of his caretaker. Jason Blumenthal, Todd Black and Harvey Weinstein produced the project that filmed in Philadelphia back in March.
Note that in France and a number of other countries , box office success is tallied according to tickets sold — not box office grosses. The goal of the directors was to touch people with the beautiful story, but bring it lightly and in a fun way. If you get the chance, see this movie. . Speaking of which: the dialog is very clear though I didn't understand it and well placed across the front three channels.
Best example: Scarface — a remake of a 1932 film with the same name. But did you know that this movie was inspired by a real story? If you get the chance, see this movie. Disability is only half of both films — the parallel stories of the caregivers, both black, is also told. One of my faves is the scene in which he learns how large his bathroom is and that he has his own great big tub. Storyline: In Paris, the aristocratic and intellectual Philippe is a quadriplegic millionaire who is interviewing candidates for the position of his carer, with his red-haired secretary Magalie.
Driss accepts the challenge and moves to the mansion, changing the boring life of Phillipe and his employees. Nothing is funnier than watching a roomful of buttoned-up white people trying to shake their booties. My compliments go to the two main actors and the writer of those dark jokes, really loved those! Think of Daniel Day Lewis in My Left Foot. Driss accepts the challenge and moves to the mansion, changing the boring life of Phillipe and his employees. It becomes even odder when, at the very end of the movie, we are shown the real-life Driss and Phillipe and it turns out that the actual model for Driss is an Arab of Moroccan descent.
It's easy to see what made The Intouchables such a massive success in France; the movie has the sweet sincerity and uplifting conclusion that make for a classic feel-good experience. He introduces Philippe to the pleasures of , encourages him to start dating and loosens up a stuffy chamber-music soiree with. Philippe challenges Driss, offering him a trial period of one month to gain experience helping him. Given its subject, embarrassment may be both inevitable and forgivable. Philippe challenges Driss, offering him a trial period of one month to gain experience helping him. Driss' cheeky irreverence is refreshing, and Philippe astonishes him and his own household staff by offering him the job. The fact that it is based on a true story makes it even more powerful.