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Potiche

Potiche

A Feature film by François Ozon

Produced by Mandarin Production

Release in France : 10/11/2010

    Synopsis

    North of France, Sainte-Gudule, 1977. Suzanne is the submissive, housebound wife of wealthy industrialist Robert Pujol, who oversees his umbrella factory with an iron fist and is equally tyrannical with his children and ‘trophy housewife’. When the workers go on strike and take Robert hostage, Suzanne steps in to manage the factory. To everyone’s surprise, she proves herself a competent and assertive woman of action.

    But when Robert returns from a restful cruise in top form, things get complicated...

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    Potiche

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    Actors (17)

    Production and distribution (5)

    Executive Producer :

    Mandarin Production

    Foreign production company :

    Scope Pictures

    French distribution :

    Mars Films

    Co-productions :

    Foz, France 2 Cinéma, Mars Films, Wild Bunch

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Wild Bunch

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    International releases (48)

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    Photos (8)

    Full credits (20)

    Executive Producers :

    Éric Altmayer, Nicolas Altmayer

    Author of original work :

    Pierre Barillet

    Screenwriter :

    François Ozon

    Director of Photography :

    Yorick Le Saux

    Sound Assistant :

    Stéphane Vizet

    Press Attachés (film) :

    André-Paul Ricci, Tony Arnoux

    Sound Editor :

    Benoît Gargonne

    Production Designer :

    Katia Wyszkop

    Casting :

    Sarah Teper

    Sound Mixer :

    Jean-Paul Hurier

    Assistant Director :

    Hubert Barbin

    Associate producer :

    Geneviève Lemal

    Foreign producer :

    Geneviève Lemal

    Sound Recordist :

    Pascal Jasmes

    Production Manager :

    Pierre Wallon

    Editor :

    Laure Gardette

    Continuity supervisor :

    Joëlle Hersant

    Music Composer :

    Philippe Rombi

    Costume designer :

    Pascaline Chavanne

    Still Photographer :

    Jean-Claude Moireau

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Comedy

    Themes :

    Femininity, Relationships, Work

    Production language :

    French

    Coproducer countries :

    France, Belgium

    Original French-language productions :

    Yes

    Nationality :

    Majority French (France, Belgium)

    Production year :

    2010

    French release :

    10/11/2010

    Runtime :

    1 h 43 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    124.669

    Visa issue date :

    27/09/2010

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Color

    Aspect ratio :

    1.85

    Audio format :

    Dolby SRD

    Rating restrictions :

    None

    Posters (9)

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    News (36)

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    Festival Selections (36)

    Taipei Film Festival - 2011

    Taipei Film Festival (Taiwan, 2011)

    Selection

    Panorama - City Visions

    Shanghai - International Film Festival - 2011

    Shanghai - International Film Festival (China, 2011)

    Selection

    Official Competition

    French Film Festival in China - 2011

    French Film Festival in China (China, 2011)

    Selection

    French feature films selected (out of competition)

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards - 2011

    Cesar Awards - French film industry awards (France, 2011)

    Selection (4)

    Best Actress : Catherine Deneuve

    Best Screen Adaptation : François Ozon

    Best Costume Design : Pascaline Chavanne

    Best Supporting Actress : Karin Viard

    Tokyo - International Film Festival - 2010

    Tokyo - International Film Festival (Japan, 2010)

    Selection

    Special Screenings

    Mostra - São Paulo International Film Festival - 2010

    Mostra - São Paulo International Film Festival (Brazil, 2010)

    Selection

    Official International Selection

    BIFF - 2010

    BIFF (South Korea, 2010)

    Selection

    World Cinema

    TIFF - 2010

    TIFF (Canada, 2010)

    Selection

    Gala

    Venice International Film Festival  - 2010

    Venice International Film Festival (Italy, 2010)

    Selection

    Official Competition

    Delegations (9)

    Presskit (2)

    Website (2)