The Specials

Hors normes (N/C 12+)

Dirs Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano

Directors and screenwriters Éric Toledano and Olivier Nakache follow their huge hits, C’est la vie and Untouchables (about the friendship between a paraplegic and his carer), with The Specials, about a Jewish man, Bruno (Vincent Cassel) and a Muslim, Malik (Reda Kateb), working together to help children with severe autism who have been rejected by other institutions because they are too difficult to care for.

Cast Vincent Cassel, Reda Kateb, Hélène Vincent, Bryan Mialoundama, Alban Ivanov, Benjamin Lesieur
Directors Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano | 2019 | France 114 mins | Int sales Gaumont

“A rare film that comes both from the heart and reality… potent mix welcomes the audience in with grace and humour.”

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