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.
The real-life relation between Philippe Pozzo di Borgo and Abdel Sellou was depicted in the documentary La vie comme un roman: A la vie, à la mort (2003) (in La vie comme un roman (1999) series), and in movies The Intouchables (2011), Oopiri (2016), Inseparables (2016) and The Upside (2017).
Outta the way.
When Driss comes to get his document, you can see a no-parking sign with the words "jour et nuit" outside the mansion. Later, when Driss beats the neighbor, the sign is different.
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)
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