R | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
After he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident, an aristocrat hires a young man from the projects to be his caregiver.
As of 2013, this movie was the most successful movie in French language of all time in Germany (8.9M tickets), Spain (2.5M tickets), Italy (2.5M), Netherlands (1.2M), Switzerland, Austria, Israel, Denmark, Iceland, Estonia, South Korea (1.7M tickets), Mexico (1.6M), Brazil (1M), Colombia (500000 tickets), Venezuela, Peru, Hong Kong, New-Zealand and Norway.
Outta the way.
When paragliding, Driss can be seen holding a stick in his right hand that the camera, for close up shots, is attached to.
5% of the profits from the film will be donated to the Association Simon of Cyrene - 15 rue de Suffren - 75015 Paris whose purpose is to create shared living spaces for disabled adults and friends.
€10,675,385 (France) (6 November 2011)