Le Huitième jour
(The Eighth Day)

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Review, by Lisa Nesselson

Harry is a normal guy. Very normal. He finds Georges on the road. "Me mongol", says Georges. Harry wants to take Georges back to his home. He cannot get rid of him. He grows fond of him. These two people whom everything sets apart will become inseparable.

Things will not be the same anymore. Luckily for Harry!

"I wanted to film the clash of two worlds, the world considered 'normal' and the one that isn't.

"To see what the latter has that we don't have.

"To film the beauty in the apparently unpleasant.

"To film the grace in the apparently ordinary.

"To show another way of comprehending the world and life, another awareness of the universe, in its rich diversity, that reveals to us our capacity for love." - Jaco van Dormael

Directed by: Jaco van Dormael
Written by: Jaco van Dormael
Starring: Daniel Auteuil, Pascal Duquenne, Miou-Miou
Produced by: Philippe Goedeau
Original Music by: Pierre van Dormael

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