21 October 2004 à 13:02
“Chorists” attracts 555,000 filmgoers in Germany
The film by Christophe Barratier shows remarkable staying power in Germany, still gaining audiences after six weeks on the screens.
Released September 2 by Constantin Film, the film which was released in Germany as “Die Kinder des Monsieur Mathieu” (translated as “Monsieur Mathieu’s Children”) continues to draw crowds in the country. Currently with 140 prints in circulation, “Chorists” has even gained additional spectators after 6 weeks on the screens. With audiences up 13% from its previous weekend, the film now boasts 555,612 admissions and is holding firm at number 11, with an excellent per-print average considering the length of its run. All up, the film has generated €3.3 million in this territory since its release.
On the back of this triumph, “Chorists” has just succeeded in outshining the other French hit of the year in Germany, “Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran,” which in its 30th week is still showing on 44 screens, and is coming close to the 550,000 admissions mark (for €3.2 million in receipts). The film by François Dupeyron was also honored at the Frankfurt Book Fair as the best literary adaptation for the screen.
Also at this time, “Two Brothers” by Jean-Jacques Annaud looks set to hit 300,000 admissions in its 4th week (distributed by Tobis Film) and “Genesis” has attracted 18,000 spectators on its opening weekend (Senator Filmverleih).
Two other French titles are still showing in German theaters: “Love Me If You Dare,” which currently tallies 123,000 admissions and “Nathalie…,” which has won over 105,000 German moviegoers since its release on August 5.
Latest update : 23 April 2009 à 13:02 CEST