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Le huitième jour

The Eighth Day (USA)

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Director:
Release:
1996 May, 22
Country:
Belgium
France
UK
Runtime:
118 minutes
Genre:
Comedy / Drama
Cumulative Worldwide Gross:
$ 33 031 984



Georges has Down's syndrome, living at a mental-institution. Harry is a busy businessman, giving lectures for young aspiring salesmen. He is successful in his business life, but his social life is a disaster since his wife left him and took their two children with her. This weekend his children came by train to meet him, but Harry, working as always, forgot to pick them up. Neither his wife nor his children want to see him again and he is driving around on the country roads, anguished and angry. He almost runs over Georges, on the run from the institution since everybody else went home with their parents except him, whose mother is dead. Harry tries to get rid of Georges but he won't leave his new friend. Eventually a special friendship forms between the two of them, a friendship which makes Harry a different person. - IMDb

Den 8. dag Denmark
8. gün (Turkish title) Turkey
Am achten Tag Germany
Den åttonde dagen Sweden
The Eighth Day USA
The Eighth Day (World-wide)  
És a nyolcadik napon... Hungary
Ha- Haim Al-Pi George (Hebrew title) Israel
I ogdoi mera (transliterated ISO-LATIN-1 title) Greece
Kahdeksas päivä Finland
O 8º Dia (alternative title) Brazil
O Oitavo Dia Brazil
O Oitavo Dia Portugal
El Octavo día Argentina
El Octavo día Spain
El Octavo día (original subtitled version) Uruguay
A Opta zi Romania
Osmi Dan (Bosnia and Herzegovina)  
Osmi Dan Croatia
Osmi Dan Serbia
Osmi dan Slovenia
Ósmy dzien Poland
L'ottavo giorno Italy
День восьмой Russia
Осмият ден (Bulgarian title) Bulgaria

Children's Cast:

Juliette Van Dormael [5] Juliette


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