The Eighth Day


Harry is a normal guy. Very normal. He finds Georges on the road. “Me mongol”, says Georges. Harry wants to take Georges back to his home. He cannot get rid of him. He grows fond of him. These two people whom everything sets apart will become inseparable. Things will not be the same anymore. Luckily for Harry !


  • Director

    Jaco Van Dormael

  • Main actors

    Daniel Auteuil, Pascal Duquenne, Miou-Miou

  • Release date

    May 16th 1996

  • Price

    Official selections 1996

    • Cannes – Award for Best Actor / Daniel Auteuil and Pascal Duquenne
    • Joseph Plateau price – Best Belgian film, Best director, Best actor Pascal Duquenne, best popular movie

    Official selections 1997

    • César – Nominee / best actor Daniel Auteuil
    • Golden Globes – Nominee / best foreign film
    • Light of Paris 97 – Best actor Daniel Auteuil
  • Production


  • French Distributor


  • International sales

    Polygram internationnal

  • Trailer