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Ad Vitam launches A Hijacking on 64 screens

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- Also in theatres today the competitor from Cannes Grisgris whilst Daniel Auteuil revisits Pagnol with Fanny and Marius

Ad Vitam launches A Hijacking on 64 screens

Whilst American blockbusters (World War Z, Despicable Me 2 and Man of Steel) are crushing the current French box-office, 12 new films arrive today in French theatres, including five European productions. A Hijacking [+see also:
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interview: Tobias Lindholm
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stands out by Danish director Tobias Lindholm (noticed with his first feature film R [+see also:
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and the screenplays of Submarino [+see also:
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interview: Thomas Vinterberg
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, The Hunt [+see also:
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interview: Thomas Vinterberg
interview: Thomas Vinterberg
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and the TV series Borgen), unveiled during the Mostra in Venice in 2012 in the Orizzonti section, praised by French critics and launched by Ad Vitam on 64 screens. With this title, the Parisian distribution company managed by Alexandra Henochsberg adds a new quality opus to its line-up which will then bet on Grand Central [+see also:
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interview: Rebecca Zlotowski
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(read the review) by Rebecca Zlotowki on August 28th, La vie domestique [+see also:
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(article) by Isabelle Czajka on October 2nd and A Castle in Italy [+see also:
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interview: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi
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(review) by Valeria Bruni Tedeschi (interview) on October 30th.

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This Wednesday, Les Films du Losange are also releasing on 59 screens the competitor from Cannes Grisgris [+see also:
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(read the review) by Mahamat Saleh Haroun and the successful comedy Le Grand méchant loup [+see also:
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by Nicolas Charlet and Bruno Lavaine (article - with Benoît Poelvoorde, Kad Merad, Fred Testot, Valérie Donzelli, Charlotte Le Bon and Zabou Breiman in the cast - Mars Distribution on 340 screens).

A rare event is also worth mentioning with the double release by Pathé of Marius [+see also:
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and Fanny [+see also:
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by Daniel Auteuil (article) which are respectively launched in 434 and 258 cinemas and through which the actor-director continues, after The Well Digger's Daughter [+see also:
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(1.4 million admissions in 2011), to revisit the works of Marcel Pagnol.

Finally, the European list is completed by the Franco-Israeli-Swiss documentary Once I entered in a Garden [+see also:
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by Avi Mograbi (Epicentre Films on seven screens).

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(Translated from French)

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