Witty and wise, this soulful drama delves into the dreary and depressing life of Philippe, a quadriplegic, who has lost everything precious to him in life despite being a millionaire. Then, like a breath of fresh air, Driss, an impoverished young man of African origin arrives to bring hope, friendship and vitality back into his life.
Driss, after spending several hours waiting for a job interview as Philippe's caregiver, rudely barges in to take Philippe's signature so that he may avail of his unemployment benefits. An intrigued Philippe challenges him to work for a trial period of one month to see if he can take up the responsibility of being Philippe's caregiver.
When dire circumstances in Driss' personal life drive him into accepting the challenge, the relationship that builds between these two unlikely friends will shatter all limitation and positively impact both their lives irrevocably.
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With 8.8 million moviegoers, this was the most successful film in Germany in 2012 (beating the likes of Skyfall (2012), Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012) and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012). It is the most successful French film in German cinema history. Read More