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Potiche

Potiche

Potiche

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cast: Catherine Deneuve, Gérard Depardieu, Fabrice Luchini

year: 2010

colour: yes

certificate:

director: François Ozon

runtime: 103

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, Suzannen 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...

COMMENTS:

13/07/2011 - bea said : mark * * * * *

Excellent - humorous, realistic, touching.

13/06/2011 - oreillya said :

Looking forward to watching the divine Deneuve!..

11/03/2011 - arnottdavies said :

Sounds like an interesting film.

10/03/2011 - m.gittings said :

Thanks for the chance to win tickets to Potiche.

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