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TIFF 2017: “The Upside,” “The Captain”

It was probably inevitable that the tremendously successful French film “The Intouchables,” about a wealthy quadriplegic and his black caretaker recently released from prison, would find its way to Hollywood. The contrived premise of the film, which makes few changes in the American remake, “The Upside” —starring Bryan Cranston as the wealthy Philip and Kevin Hart as his street-smart assistant Dell—is an appealing one for Hollywood.
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