3438633950?profile=originalMaster French filmmaker François Ozon returns with a hilarious,

visually stunning love letter to 1970’s style and design!

 

**THANK YOU everyone for the fantastic conversation about François Ozon's films!  We've closed comments now, and two winners have been selected for the advance screening of "Potiche." Hope to see you at the theaters March 25th when it opens!"

 

“Potiche” is a wild romp about a wealthy, neglected 70’s housewife (Deneuve), who must step into her husband’s role as head of the family umbrella factory when he falls ill. Our heroine transforms from submissive wife and mother to confident businesswoman with high comedy – and a spectacular array of hair and wardrobe styles. Joined by Gérard Depardieu, Catherine Deneuve is luminous as a woman evolving to embrace modernity. Selected for the 2010 Venice and Toronto Film Festivals, “Potiche” is a bona fide critical and box office hit in France, where it has been nominated for four Césars for Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Costume Design.

 

The film trailer just launched today – you can watch it here.

 

In advance of the March 25th theatrical opening, Music Box Films will screen “Potiche” on Tuesday, March 8th for an invite-only audience at a theater on the Upper East Side. Two pairs of tickets have been set aside for New York in French winners… For a chance to win a pair of tickets, post a comment below about your favorite François Ozon film. On Thursday, March 3rd, two winners will be randomly selected and provided complete screening details. Good luck!

 

“Potiche” opens Friday, March 25th in New York City at The Paris Theatre, Clearview Chelsea Cinemas and Angelika Film Center. For complete details, please visit http://potichemovie.com/.

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  • Ozon...osez! Ni femme potiche ni femme pastiche! Je reve de voir ce film.
  • 8 femmes - Un très grand film de François Ozon qui arrive à un très bon équilibre entre la comédie et les chansons et jouit visiblement de son casting haut de gamme.
  • Il y a tellement de bons Ozon, je pense que celui là ne fera pas défaut!
  • Tant de si bons acteurs! Ce film ne peut qu'etre fantastique! Je me rejouis d'avance!
  • I absolutely love Water Drops on Burning Rocks (gouttes d'eau sur pierres brulantes), Bernard Giraudeau's talent is revealed by the kitsch! Love it.
  • J'aime tous les fims d'Ozon pour leur originalite

    Une admiratrice

  • Swimming Pool—fantastique!
  • J'ai adore "Swimming pool" le duo Rampling Sagnier y est delicieux. I love Francois Ozon signature and Cannot wait to see Potiche
  • Cinq fois deux puisque Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi est tellement fabuleuse comme actrice
  • Of the Ozon films I have seen so far, "Le Temps Qui Reste" (American title "Time to Leave,") has been my favorite.  I found it deeply moving.
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