French box office fell 1.5% to 183 million admissions in 2002 to notch up its second-best score in 20 years after last year's record-breaking 186 million.
Provocative Gallic helmer Catherine Breillat has begun shooting her 10th pic, "Anatomie de l'enfer," based on her sexually explicit novel "Pornocratie."
The French government is examining ways to protect youngsters by limiting the amount of pornography and violence shown on national television.
Luc Besson's next project as helmer is to be based on his self-penned fairy tale "Arthur et les Minimoys," which hits French stores Wednesday.
A row continues to brew in France over whether satellite and cable channels should be allowed to show latenight pornography.
French writers, already bigger stars than their U.S. counterparts, with their own TV shows and groupies, are looking even more content with several recent high-profile literary sales. It looks as if…
It has become a habit for Cedric Klapisch to put in an Alfred Hitchcock-style blink-or-you'll-miss-him cameo in his pics. The 40-year-old Gallic helmer's latest "L'Auberge Espagnole" is no exception…
It may not yet be the Gallic equivalent of George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch, but Duran Duboi's new special effects complex tucked away in a leafy Parisian suburb is a state-of-the-art experience, and an…
With the latest version of the "Asterix and Obelix" series having laughed up north of $100 million at the Gallic box office, it has become almost obligatory for any Gallic producer worth his salt to…
Domestic Film DAILY
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Lucy1Daily:$11.8M Cumulative:$43.9M Universal Pictures -21.55%
Hercules2Daily:$8.5M Cumulative:$29.8M Paramount Pictures -16.73%
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes3Daily:$5.3M Cumulative:$172.5M Fox -20.58%