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    The Intouchables—movie review

    Last year, Harvey Weinstein brought a French film called 'The Artist' to the U.S. and wound up with an armful of Academy Awards. This year he’s presenting another Gallic import that not only was a box-office smash, but features Omar Sy, who beat out Jean Dujardin for the Best Actor prize at the Césa...

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    Review: 'The Intouchables' Is A Crowd-Pleaser For Simpletons

    “The Intouchables” is a study in contrasts. In one corner, there is Phillipe (Francois Cluzet), a wealthy, white renaissance man paralyzed from the waist down. He is mobile, exiting his home for fine dining, purchasing artwork, and attending the opera. He cannot continue to live the finer life witho...

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    Review - "The Intouchables" Is Like "Bringing Down The House" Minus The Negro Spiritual

    Maybe I’m just numb after almost 12 months of coverage of this film on S&A; but I came out of my screening of it, and the most I could muster up in terms of a reaction to what I saw was just a shrug.

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    FUTURES: 'The Intouchables' Breakout Omar Sy Addresses the Film's Critics and Opens Up About His Remarkable Year

    French actor Omar Sy did the unthinkable earlier this year: he beat Jean Dujardin at his own game. Days before "The Artist" swept the Oscars and snagged Dujadin the gong for best actor, Sy beat him in the same field at the 37th Cesar Awards, France's equivalent to the honor. The win came as a surpri...

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    Omar Sy Is "Hoppin' It To Hollywood" - Signs With United Talent Agency (UTA)

    It was only a matter of time; I'm surprised it took this long actually.

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    'The Intouchables' Wins Unprecedented Top Two Prizes at COL-COA

    At the City of Lights, City of Angels (COL-COA) festival in LA, "The Intouchables" won the two top prizes, the COL-COA Audience Award and the Critics Special Prize. This two-honor coup is unprecedented in the festival's history.

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    Michel Gondry's "The Foam of the Days" Begins Shooting Next Week (Omar Sy, Aissa Maiga Co-Star)

    The Foam of the Days, Michel Gondry's adaptation of the 1947 satirical fantasy novel Mood Indigo (L’Ecume des Jours), is set to start shooting April 10 in Paris.

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    Award-Winning, Box Office Record-Setting "Intouchables" Gets USA Release Date + Subtitled Trailer

    On the heels of his historic César Award win for Best Actor a week ago, the film Omar Sy won the award for - the box office record-setting dramedy Intouchables - now has an official USA theatrical release date, courtesy of The Weinstein Company, wh...

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    First Look At Omar Sy ("Intouchables") In Buddy-Cop Dramedy "On The Other Side Of The Tracks"

    With his history-making Cesar win for Best Actor this year, for his breakout role in the record-breaking French hit Intouchables, what's next for Monsieur Omar Sy?

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    Michel Gondry Adds Omar Sy To 'Mood Indigo'; More Plot Details & Cast Revealed For 'The We & The I'

    If we consider "The Green Hornet" as a studio "one for them" gig for the helmer, it's been nearly four years since the last bonafide Michel Gondry feature effort, "Be Kind Rewind." Thankfully, though, it looks like the inspired Frenchman has a couple of project...

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