2x45' or 1x90'

Local versions

  • French

Program type

  • Drama
    • TV Movies
      • Strong Emotional Drama

Based on the 2014 true story of Yasmine, a young woman in Morocco who, despite being afflicted with Down syndrome, successfully passed her High school diploma with honors.

Laura, 20, is determined to earn her High school diploma, just like anyone else. Except Laura is a bit different. She has Down syndrome. As she faces her own difficulties, she must also deal with the doubts of her loved ones and the occasional cruelty of her peers. Overcoming challenge after challenge between emotion and laughter, Laura battles for every inch of an opportunity that life tries to keep from her.
Like a movies in which disability brings a fresh perspective on life challenges and the pursuit of happiness.

Moving, funny and sometimes dark, “Special Honors” is a feel-good movie in the spirit of The Belier Family or Untouchable.


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Christophe Campos



Bruno Salomone, Hélène de Fougerolles, Jonathan Lambert, Marie Dal Zotto, Maira Schmitt, Gaspard Meier

International Broadcasters

  • TF1 (France)


Caminando Productions, Endemol Fiction

Financial partners

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