The Extraordinary (The Specials)

The Extraordinary (The Specials)

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The Extraordinary (The Specials)

Reda Kateb (A Prophet) and Vincent Cassel are two friends from different faiths who found a pair of charitable organisations for children with autism in this uplifting, French true-story comedy. BAFTA nominees Olivier Nakache and Éric Toledano (The Intouchables) direct.

2019Rating: M, Offensive language114 minsFranceFrench with English subtitles
ComedyWorld Cinema
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New Zealand Listener

New Zealand Listener

press

...the pace cannot match The Intouchables’ boundless energy. Although there are some affecting moments of kindness and compassion, and good messaging around how to treat people with autism, this is more gruelling than engaging.

3.0
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Stuff

Stuff

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At turns, life-affirming, tear and rage-inducing, make sure you check out The Extraordinary before the inevitable English language remake.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

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The Specials is a rare film that comes both from the heart and reality: it's a potent mix which allows access to a hidden subject yet welcomes the audience in with grace and humour.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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Not special enough.

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Variety

Variety

press

"The Specials," in the end, is not a very compelling movie.

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New Zealand Listener

New Zealand Listener

press

...the pace cannot match The Intouchables’ boundless energy. Although there are some affecting moments of kindness and compassion, and good messaging around how to treat people with autism, this is more gruelling than engaging.

3.0
0
Stuff

Stuff

press

At turns, life-affirming, tear and rage-inducing, make sure you check out The Extraordinary before the inevitable English language remake.

0
Screen Daily

Screen Daily

press

The Specials is a rare film that comes both from the heart and reality: it's a potent mix which allows access to a hidden subject yet welcomes the audience in with grace and humour.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Not special enough.

0
Variety

Variety

press

"The Specials," in the end, is not a very compelling movie.

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