It was a strange year at the domestic box office in Quebec. The market share for local films was the worst in more than a decade, while U.S. films upticked slightly to a 79% share, and French films…
It was a terrible summer at the box office for French-Canadian film, with the market share for local films in Quebec dipping to 5.2% of all ticket sales from 10.5% last summer.
Canuck French-language action-comedy "Fathers and Guns" -- "De Pere en flic," en francais -- is one of the most successful local films ever in the mostly French-speaking province of Quebec.
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"Babine" was the surprise hit of the holiday season in Quebec and is still going strong six weeks into its run in French Canada.