Rebecca Leffler The kids’ comedy had the second best opening for a film in France this year and has charmed audiences in Belgium and Switzerland in its first week in theaters.read more
French pics have laughs, will travel
These include Gaumont’s “The Brats,” starring Alain Chabat (“Houba! On the Trail of the Marsupilami”), and Michael ... with reasonable budgets that can click with mainstream audiences,” says Marie-Laure Montironi, international sales topper ...
Wild Bunch’s Vincent Maraval blasts French star system
Even the biggest commercial successes lose money,” he wrote. A number of the cited titles had performed respectably at the box office — such as Houba! On The Trail Of The Marsupilami which attracted six million French spectators – but still lost ...