INTOUCHABLES, screening Fri Feb 1, 2013

Join us for our first film for 2013


screening FRIDAY FEBRUARY 1, 2013 at 7.30 for 8pm

French with subtitles


 François CluzetOmar Sy and Anne Le Ny | See full cast and crew

In Paris, the aristocratic and intellectual Philippe is a quadriplegic millionaire that is interviewing candidates for the position of his caretaker with his red-haired secretary Magalie. Out of the blue, the rude African Driss cuts the line of candidates and brings a document from the Social Security and asks to Phillipe to sign it to prove that he is seeking a job position to receive his unemployment insurance. Philippe challenges Driss and offers a period of adaptation of one week to him to gain experience helping him. Then Driss would decide whether he would like to stay with him or not. Driss accepts the bet and moves to the mansion, changing the boring life of Phillipe and his employees.Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  

"The two heartfelt central performances from François Cluzet and Omar Sy will inject you with happiness" says Matthew Toomey, ABC Radio Brisbane
"Oscar-nominated, lauded at festivals overseas and now, one of the most successful French pictures of all time, The Intouchables is simply irresistible." Ed Gibbs in the Sun Herald
"This pleasant, predictable, fact-based tale of an unlikely friendship between a quadriplegic and his carer hits all the sweet spots a feel-good movie must." Jim Schembri 3AW
(Reviews from RottenTomatoes)


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