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The Eighth Day (Le huitième jour) (1996)

The Eighth Day
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Pascal Duquenne Pascal Duquenne
Georges
Miou-Miou Miou-Miou
Julie
Henri Garcin Henri Garcin
Le directeur de la banque
Isabelle Sadoyan Isabelle Sadoyan
la mère de Georges
Michele Maes Michele Maes
Nathalie
Fabienne Loriaux Fabienne Loriaux
la soeur de Georges - Fabienne
Alice van Dormael Alice van Dormael
Alice


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6 years, 7 months ago at Nov 10 12:05
O OITAVO DIA - Harry (Daniel Auteuil) é um empresário estressado, que trabalha no departamento comercial de um banco belga e foi abandonado por sua esposa e filhas há pouco tempo. Deprimido, ele se dedica ao trabalho durante os 7 dias da semana. Até que um dia ele decide vagar pelas estradas da França, sem rumo definido. Após quase atropelar Georges (Pascal Duquennes), que sofre de síndrome... read more

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5 years, 8 months ago at Oct 15 4:29
Sensibilidade e sinceridade jogadas à cara. Visão de vida, dar valor às coisas mais simples que a vida presenteia e passam despercebidas, pois é, essas são umas das poucas das muitas belas questões que se pode levantar com esse filme. Brinde de emoção, atuações irretocáveis, onde Pascal Duquenne dá um verdadeiro show, umas das maiores e verdadeiras atuações que já vi. Me tocou fundo... read more

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1 year, 5 months ago at Jan 13 16:06
In 2015, Jaco van Dormael made a come-back after 6 long years with ‘Le tout nouveau testament’ and, even though it has a rather lame  title, it was still nominated for the Golden Globe for the Best Motion Picture Foreign Language. Anyway, anything from this director is usually worth a look. In fact, I remember very well when this 2nd directing effort was released. Indeed, it is nowadays prett... read more
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Description: Georges has Down syndrome, living at a mental-institution, Harry is a busy businessman, giving lectures for young aspiring salesmen. He is successful in his business life, but his social life is a disaster since his wife left him and took their two children with her. This weekend his children came by train to meet him, but Harry, working as always, forgot to pick them up. Neither his wife or his children want to see him again and he is driving around on the country roads, anguished and angry. He almost runs over Georges, on the run from the institution since everybody else went home with their parents except him, whose mother is ... (more)
Release date: 7 March 1997
Tags: Drama (5), Comedy (5), Friendship (4), France (4), French (3), Wonder (2), 1990s (2), Attention (2), Spirituality (2), SnP (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Being Present (1), 118 Min (1), 1996 (1), Down Syndrome (1)
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