The movie is about a quadriplegic Philippe (François Cluzet) and his caretaker and later best friend Driss (Omar Sy) going on adventures throughout Paris while Philippe is going through challenges of being quadriplegic.
The movie was voted the cultural event of 2011 in France with 52% of votes in a poll by Fnac. The movie has received several award nominations. In France, the movie won César Award for Best Actor for Omar Sy, and seven nomination for César Awards include the César Award for Best Film But losing to the Academy Award for Best Picture winner The Artist.
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- Bosio, Alice (9 January 2012). "Intouchables réussira-t-il à battre les Ch'tis ?". Le Figaro (in French). Retrieved 17 October 2013.
- "Le succès du film "Intouchables", événement culturel de l'année". Le Point (in French). Agence France-Presse. 23 December 2011. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
- Andrew Pulver (March 31, 2016). "Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart to star in The Intouchables remake". The Guardian. Retrieved March 31, 2016.