Contests — 22 June 2012 » Written by
CONTEST: <i>The Intouchables</i> passes


Just earlier today Intern Mark was showing me the worldwide box office gross for France’s The Intouchables ($350 million and counting; it’s the 2nd highest grossing film of all time in both France and Germany), and now it looks like the Weinstein Company is gearing up to give it a push here in the U.S.  Currently playing theaters (including the Ritz Five), The Intouchables tells the true story of a wealthy, physically disabled risk taker, the picture of established French nobility, who lost his wife in an accident and whose world is turned upside down when he hires a young, good-humored, black Muslim ex-con as his caretaker.  Their bond proves the power and omniscience that love and friendship can hold over all social and economic differences.

Cinedelphia has a limited number of Movie Cash passes to see the film in the theater of your choice at your convenience.  We’re just going to give them away to the first undisclosed number of readers who e-mail us, I’ll add an update when we’re all out.

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Eric is the Founder/Site Editor of whose additional activities are numerous: Director/Curator of the Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art (PhilaMOCA), founder of Tokyo No Records, the brain behind Video Pirates, and active local film programmer including the Unknown Japan screening series. He's served as a TLA Video Manager, Philadelphia Film Society Managing Director, and Adjunct Professor in Cinema Studies at Drexel University. He is shy and modest. Email Eric.

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