A true story of two men who should never have met — a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.
RUNNING TIME: 112 minutes
BBFC RATING: 15 (Click here for the full classification report)
Outspoken, opinionated and never lost for words, Mark Kermode is the UK’s leading film critic.Feted as one of the finest film reviewers of his generation as well as for his impeccably-coiffured quiff, Mark Kermode presents the film review on Radio 5 live with Simon Mayo in a broadcast partnership that has lasted nearly 20 years.
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Based on the real-life story of a Gallic millionaire paraplegic and his Arab-born carer, this culture-clash buddy movie is the most successful-ever French-language film at the global box office.
Nothing wrong with the turns by François Cluzet as the wheelchair-bound widower and comedian Omar Sy as the ex-prisoner from a tough Parisian banlieue. But did the script really have to perpetuate such crass racial stereotypes? … Click here for the full review and rating