The Eighth Day (Le Huitième Jour)
The Eighth Day (Le Huitième Jour) (1996)

Two men with seemingly nothing in common become unlikely friends in this drama from France. Harry (Daniel Auteuil) is a salesman working for a large but faceless corporation, where he's become a success at the expense of his personal… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 22, 1996
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88%


Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mike Clark
USA Today

Try imagining Rain Man without the laughs but with fantasy sequences featuring a Mexican singer in garb out of Chevy Chase's Three Amigos! and a mouse.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A buoyant spiritual film that celebrates the mysteries of friendship and precious moments of wonder when life sparkles.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
A beautiful and powerful, Van Dormael's film is magic and present wonderful works of Mr. Auteuil and Mr. Duquenne.
Arash Xak
Puts movies like Rain Man & Forrest Gump in shade, Simply touching & powerful with great perfs
familiar stranger
Hm, so it seems I'm once again in minority (well, that's not unusual). I found it neither funny enough nor emotional enough. And the major problem: I… More
Wahida K
Very touching Movie. Tissue required to watch this Movie.