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Christopher Fowler
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One of the most purely pleasurable Gallic films in recent years has divorced the critics from the public as never before. Francois Cluzet and Omar Sy star as the mismatched Philippe and Driss; the former being a quadraplegic millionaire, the latter his ex-con helper from a Paris banlieue. Some reviewers detested the film for its feelgood vibe, which is rather odd when you consider the rubbish…
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Christopher Fowler
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I really want to see it. After a winter of watching earnest Oscar-worthy dramas, I want to see stuff get blown up - but intelligently, if you know what I mean. Without all that wave-a-gun-in-your-screaming-face stuff. I don't want to see the streets of LA again. I suppose I could go and see something with Nicholas Cage in, but these days he creeps me out when he kisses girls half his age. I need -…
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