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Country Focus: A spectacular increase in production during the first half of the year

Country profile: France

General data for 2018

Inhabitants
66,993,000

GDP
€ 2,282 billions

Cinema-going

Annual total admissions
201.1 million

Average admission per inhabitant
3.00

Number of screens/cinemas
5,981 screens, 2,040 theatres (rate of 2.93 screens per theatre)

Number of inhabitants per screen
11,200

Number of multiplexes
226

Average ticket price
€ 6.64

Production (info for feature films only)

Films produced (including co-productions)
300

Co-productions
118

Average production budget
4 Mio €

Film funding from main national film institution
98.5 Mio € (CNC)

TV investments in film financing
281.70 Mio €

Distribution

Total films released (only first run)
684 films

Local films released (only first run)
356

Local films market share
39.3 %

US films market share
45 %

Most successful local film
Les Tuche 3 : Liberté, Égalité, FraterniTuche - 5.69 million admissions

Most successful international film
Les Indestructibles 2 - 5.74 million admissions

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