The Specials

1074 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K1S 3X3, Canada




 The Specials – Ottawa Premiere on Friday July 16th!

For twenty years, Bruno and Malik have lived in a different world-the world of autistic children and teens. In charge of two separate nonprofit organizations (The Hatch and The Shelter), they train young people from underprivileged areas to be caregivers for extreme cases that have been refused by all other institutions. French with English subtitles.

San Sebastián International Film Festival: Audience Award winner!
Sitges – Catalonian International Film Festival: ICDN’s Semiramis Award for Best Casting!
Hamburg Film Festival: Best Film nominee!

4.5 / 5 Stars! “does the remarkable job of delivering both heart and a very vivid depiction of life on the frontlines of mental health care.” (Stuff)

“stirring, heartfelt and powerful…It’s a fascinating film” (Cineuropa)

“a powerful and accomplished film…Vincent Cassel delivers one of his best performances” (Screen Daily)