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The Eighth Day

Le huitième jour

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Directed by Jaco van Dormael
Belgium, France, 1996
Drama, Comedy

Synopsis

Harry is a banker who one day meets Georges on the road. Georges suffers from Down’s Syndrome and is trying to break free from the institution where he has been living. Harry takes him home and between these two most unlikely characters a very strong and affectionate bond develops.

Synopsis

Harry is a banker who one day meets Georges on the road. Georges suffers from Down’s Syndrome and is trying to break free from the institution where he has been living. Harry takes him home and between these two most unlikely characters a very strong and affectionate bond develops.

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The Eighth DayDirected byJaco van Dormael

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1996 | Winner: Best Actor
César Awards
1997 | Nominee: Best Actor
Golden Globes (USA)
1997 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

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