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STAR RATINGS EXPLAINED
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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
François Cluzet
Omar Sy
Audrey Fleurot
Directors
Eric Toledano
Olivier Nakache
Screenwriters
Olivier Nakache
Eric Toledano
Running Time
112 minutes

Untouchable
The Parisian way


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Plot
When wealthy aristocrat Philippe (Cluzet) is paralysed in an accident, he hires an ex-con (Sy) from the Parisian projects to assist him. Initially mistrusting, the pair start to form an unusual bond.


Verdict
It's easy to see why this had been a colossal hit in France and caught the eye of Harvey Weinstein along the way: it's undemanding, heart-warming fodder with mass appeal. Sadly, it's also predictable and its big emotional beats are often harder to stomach than an overripe brie.


Reviewed by David Hughes

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