French films enjoy spectacular start to the year

Article published on March 10, 2011
Article published on March 10, 2011
With a 44.8% market share for the first two months of the year, French productions are riding high, outstripping US films (40.6 %) and features from other countries (14.6%), according to estimates by the National Film and Moving Image Centre (CNC). French films’ positive start to the year is largely thanks to Dany Boon’s Nothing To Declare (currently at 7.
47m admissions in five weeks); Philippe Le Guay’s Service Entrance trailer (1.26m viewers in three weeks); Philippe Guillard’s Jo’s Boy (over 1.2m in seven weeks); and Jérôme Salle’s The Burma Conspiracy (1.18m in three weeks).

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