In real life, Pascal Duquenne has Down syndrome, as same as his character Georges in the film.
Both Pascal Duquenne and Daniel Auteuil were tied for the best actor award category at the 1996 Cannes Film Festival for their character roles in this film.
The Eighth Day 1997
07 Mar 1997 ● French ● 1 hr 58 mins
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