This irreverent, uplifting comedy about friendship, trust and human possibility broke box office records in its native France and across Europe, and in the U.S. it has been nominated for a "Best Foreign Language Film" Golden Globe and also short-listed for Academy Award consideration. This delightful odd-couple tale of friendship between a wheelchair-bound millionaire (Francois Cluzet) and his street-smart, ex-con caretaker (Omar Sy) was nominated for nine French Cesar Awards, including Best Picture, and won Best Actor for breakout star Omar Sy. Rated R for language and some drug use. In French with English subtitles. Writers/Directors: Eric Toledano, Olivier Nakache. (France 2012) 112 min.
3:30 movie at the Rafael with an optional early dinner next door at Aroma. Please buy your ticket by 3:15. Depending on how many people sign up, some of us may go in early and save seats.