Are Philippe and Abdel still friends?

They are still friends, even though they don’t see each other as often as they used to. The men left France: Abdel returned to Algeria where he opened a bird farm, and Philippe moved to Morocco. “Abdel and I finished our collaboration when we both found our soul mates.

Who is Philippe Pozzo married to?

Khadija Pozzo di Borgo
Philippe Pozzo di Borgo/Spouse

Where is Driss from in the intouchables?

Trivia (17) Although the real-life ‘Driss’ was a young Algerian man called Abdel, directors Éric Toledano and Olivier Nakache changed the character’s nationality to Senegalese, as they had enjoyed working with Omar Sy on Tellement proches (2009), and really wanted him to play the part.

How old is Philippe Pozzo di Borgo?

70 years (February 14, 1951)
Philippe Pozzo di Borgo/Age

Is the movie The Intouchables based on a true story?

The plot of the film is inspired by the true story of Philippe Pozzo di Borgo and his French-Algerian caregiver Abdel Sellou, discovered by the directors in À la vie, à la mort, a documentary film.

When did The Intouchables become a cultural event?

The film was voted the cultural event of 2011 in France with 52% of votes in a poll by Fnac. It also became the most viewed French film in the world with 51.5 million tickets up to 2014 and the success of Lucy.

Who is the French politician in The Intouchables?

How many filmmakers can boast their work has been castigated by both the mighty American showbiz publication Variety and the ultra-nationalist French politician Jean-Marie Le Pen?

Who is the Jewish detective in The Intouchables?

A fanatical Nazi youth with Adolf Hitler as an imaginary friend is stunned to meet the young Jewish girl his mother has been hiding. When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate, the inquisitive Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate.