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    The Eighth Day

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    The Eighth Day

    Le Huitième jour     1h 58min
    1996     Drama     France/United Kingdom/Belgium
    Original lang: French

    Harry is a successful businessman who is having a mid-life crisis. His wife has left him, taking their two children, and his working life lacks fulfilment. He is on the brink of suicide when he runs into Georges, a Downs syndrome sufferer. Georges has just walked out of a nursing home where he was placed by his sister after the death of his mother, four years previously. At first, Harry does not know to do with Georges, who has taken an instant liking to him. Then, despite his initial prejudices, Harry discovers in Georges a special friendship which magically repairs all of the damage in his life...

    Directed byJaco van Dormael
    Written byJaco van Dormael
    CompanyGramercy PicturesGramercy PicturesGramercy Pictures



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