Huge Success For French Movies … In Britain

Attendance for French language and French-made movies rose dramatically last year … in Britain. It seems that us Brits just can’t get enough of all films French which is proving a huge boost to the French cinema industry. Unifrance, which promotes French films overseas, says that the rise in attendance for French films in the UK is not down to just one film but to several films and a growing appetite for French films, in the UK.

Highly successful films such as ‘The Artist’ (the silent film directed by director Michel Hazanavicius), ‘Amour’ and, the French-produced ‘Taken 2′ starring Liam Neeson, all contributed to boosting profits for the French film industry. The Brits’ appetite for foreign-language cinema has risen in places like Manchester, Glasgow and Liverpool although London still leads as being the hub for audiences seeking foreign-language cinema.

It is estimated that there are over 600,000 French nationals living in the London.

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