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The Intouchables

J & I watched a great movie the other night called The Intouchables.  It's based on a true story about a French aristocrat who, after becoming a paraplegic, hires a guy from the projects to care for him.  But it is so much more than that!

It's a lovely look at how people from two completely different worlds can find commonalities and friendship.  I loved this because there wasn't any insane drama, no massive fight scenes, no crazy love triangles it was just the story of two men's journey together.  

In French and subtitled, it is so easy to watch and I found myself enthralled in this story.  The comedic relief and brutal honesty makes The Intouchables a really dynamic film.  

So, if you've got some time, watch it.  It won't take you on any crazy roller coaster rides, but it will keep you entertained.   Oh, and Omar Sy's smile is infectious!!  I hope to see him in other films!!!

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