International admissions for French films fall in 2019

Published on Jan 16, 2020

International admissions for French films fall in 2019

The lack of a blockbuster English-language film from Luc Besson has been cited as a cause.

French cinema generated 40.5m admissions internationally for overall box office receipts of $272.5m (€244.4m), according to provisional figures released by French cinema export agency Unifrance on Thursday.

Although final figures will not be confirmed until later this year, this is down 7% on the definitive figure of 43.7m admissions generated by French films around the world in 2018. This in turn represented a 50% fall on the 82.6m international admissions notched up in 2017.

The decline of the last two years is due mainly to the absence of

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