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Based on a true story, Comedy, Drama
English / French
This French comedy-drama buddy movie is based on a true story. Phillippe is an extremely wealthy quadriplegic who has been through a series of ineffective live-in caregivers. Interviewing new candidates, he is struck by Driss, a Senegal-born ex-convict who has only turned up to get a signature to enable him to claim benefits. After being tricked into taking the job on a trial basis, the two men bond and form an unlikely friendship, based around honesty, humour, and treating one another as equals. The story clearly struck a chord with audiences, becoming one of the biggest hits of all time in Europe.
Moving true story of writer Dominique Bauby's stroke, which left him paralysed except for his left eye, with which he was able to dictate his memoir.
14+ years 107 mins
A charming French animation about a 9 year-old boy called Courgette who is sent to live in a children's home following the death of his mother.
11–16 years 66 mins
A moving story of friendship and heroism in the face of prejudice.
11+ years 140 mins
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