The Eighth Day (1997)

 ●  French ● 1 hr 58 mins

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An unusual friendship develops between an unhappy salesman and a resident of a mental asylum.
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Did you know? In real life, Pascal Duquenne has Down syndrome, as same as his character Georges in the film. Read More
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as Harry
as Le directeur de la banque
as Julie
as Georges
Supporting Actor
as Le médecin
as Le clochard
Supporting Actor
as Le garçon du dancing
as Le gérant du magasin de chaussures
Supporting Actor
as English Teacher
Supporting Actor
as le beau-frère de Georges
as Le 1er vendeur du show-room
as L'éboueur
as le collègue de Harry
Supporting Actor
as Le serveur du snack
as la soeur de Georges
Supporting Actor
as Un éboueur
as Le policier du show-room
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actor
as la mère de Julie
Supporting Actress
as la mère de Georges
Supporting Actress
Supporting Actor
as le père de Nathalie
Supporting Actress
as L'éducateur
as Le piéton
as Le marié
as French cheese
as Le policier du commissariat
as Juliette
as Le bébé mongol
as Luis Mariano
as La nettoyeuse
as L'éboueur
Supporting Actor
Supporting Actor
as Le 2ème vendeur du show-room
as La vendeuse du magasin du chaussures
as Big cheese
Supporting Actress
as Nathalie
as la mère de Nathalie
as La señorita
Supporting Actor
as Le père au restaurant
Supporting Actress
as L'éboueur
as La fillette au restaurant
Supporting Actor
as le neveu de Georges
as Une grosse légume
as Le camionneur
as le cuisinier TV
as La serveuse du snack
as L'hindou
as La mariée
as La fille du dancing
as L'homme 'dentofresh'
as Le pianiste japonais
Supporting Actor
as La fille du slow
Supporting Actor
as Le gérant du show-room


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Sound Mix:
Dolby SR, Stereo
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
1.85:1 (Flat), 2.35:1
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.