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Nicolas Eschbach’s Indie Sales has boarded French musician-turned-helmer Quentin Dupieux's comedy “Reality.” “Reality” toplines Chabat (“Houba! On the Trail of the Marsupilami”), John Heder…
After being initially sqeezed out by Jean Pierre Jeunet’s 3D adventure drama “The Young and Prodigious Spivet,” Alfonso Cuaron’s phenomenon “Gravity” has finally snatched up a one-week slot at Gaul’s…
LOCARNO — Paris-based Le Pacte has initiated sales on Quentin Dupieux's left-of-field comedy "Wrong Cops," which world premiered in Locarno's Piazza Grande Friday night. L.A.-set, "Wrong Cops"…
After proving to be a local sleeper hit, Anthony Marciano's "The Brats" ("Les Gamins") has conquered international distributors.
A wannabe musician in his early 30s unexpectedly becomes close buddies with his future father-in-law in "The Brats," the often hilarious but structurally uneven debut of French scribe-helmer Anthony…
The dwindling flow of Gallic coin to local pics didn't stop French producers making films last year, but it did spur them to look abroad for financing.
Hollywood films continue surge at the overseas box office, but local pics held their own in territories including France and Japan. In fast-growing China and India, local production is strong but…
Paris-based Diaphana has acquired French distribution rights to Quentin Dupieux's L.A.-set "Realite."
Marketed as kid-friendly, the overstuffed pic has become 2012's biggest local hit, with its B.O. take closing in on $45 million.
A decade after helming the French blockbuster "Asterix and Obelix Meet Cleopatra," Alain Chabat is scoring again with another comicbook-based pic, "Houba: On the Trail of the Marsupilami."
In the U.S., French star Alain Chabat may be best-known as the haughty Napoleon Bonaparte in "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian," but in Gaul he's the king of comedy.