The story of two men, educators of children and adolescents with autism.

Writers:

Olivier Nakache (screenplay), Éric Toledano (screenplay)
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Vincent Cassel ... Bruno Haroche
Reda Kateb ... Malik
Hélène Vincent ... Hélène, la mère de Joseph
Bryan Mialoundama Bryan Mialoundama ... Dylan
Alban Ivanov Alban Ivanov ... Menahem
Benjamin Lesieur Benjamin Lesieur ... Joseph
Marco Locatelli Marco Locatelli ... Valentin
Catherine Mouchet ... Docteur Ronssin
Frédéric Pierrot ... Inspecteur IGAS
Suliane Brahim ... Inspectrice IGAS
Lyna Khoudri ... Ludivine, l'orthophoniste
Aloïse Sauvage ... Shirelle
Djibril Yoni Djibril Yoni ... Fabrice
Ahmed Abdel Laoui Ahmed Abdel Laoui ... Mounir (as Ahmed Abdel-Laoui)
Darren Muselet Darren Muselet ... Cédric
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For twenty years, Bruno and Malik have lived in a different world-the world of autistic children and teens. In charge of two separate nonprofit organizations (The Hatch and The Shelter), they train young people from underprivileged areas to be caregivers for extreme cases that have been refused by all other institutions. Written by Canon y mus

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Comedy | Drama

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The two directors spent two years immersed in the lives of the two associations, enabling them to find the inspiration for many scenes that eventually found their way into the movie, including Valentin's escape. See more »

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So pure and genuine
29 November 2019 | by dyonisusSee all my reviews

At some points in the movie I felt like they used real disabled persons and some of the reactions were seriously genuine. I'm not sure if they actually did, but I wouldn't be suprised. The movie is almost like a documentary just following the lives of Reno and his association, who take care of disabled kids no one else can deal with, while still following a traditional narrative. The former is due to the real-life influence the movie has. The acting is top-notch, I almost didn't feel like watching a movie but watching actual events instead. The story is great too and to top it off it comes with a message. It's just a nice, heartwarming movie which left me smiling throughout most of the film.


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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

23 October 2019 (France) See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$19,384,571
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2.35 : 1
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