Francois ozone newest masterpiece “The jewel” (OT: POTICHE) ozone newest masterpiece “The jewel” stormed to the opening weekend with over 750,000 built of French Kinosesuchern Hamburg (03.02.2011) – Francois (OT: POTICHE) stormed the French cinema on the opening weekend with over 750,000 visitors and reached the 1st place of the box office charts with ease. With returns “The jewel”, the audience favorite of the festivals in Venice and Toronto, Francois Ozon (“swimming pool”) back to his “8 women”. With top stars of France, he made a terrific ironic satire of the affluent society, the greed for profit and power, and especially the desire to always have the last word. 1977: Madame Suzanne (Catherine Deneuve), wife of the umbrella manufacturers Pujol (Fabrice Luchini), feels neglected. You compares himself to a “Potiche”, a porcelain vase, which has no function and is just pretty to look at. Suzanne Pujol also sees only a decorative piece of jewelry. Much rather he amused himself with his mistress or in the nightclub, exploit the workers in his factory efforts and feels much like a Grand Seigneur. But the game has an abrupt end, as Pujol suffers a heart attack.
Suzanne takes over the management of the factory without further ADO, prescribed prosperity for all and allied themselves with the local members of the Communist Party, Mr. Babin (Gerard Depardieu). And already the artificially constructed, beautiful facade breaks down. Although Suzanne turns out to be the better Manager, but what do Suzanne and her son out of the company, may not be the Concorde film distribution brings “The jewel” on March 24, 2011, at the cinema. Links: DasSchmuckstueck about Concorde film distribution: Concorde film rentals since 1980 and has brought since then over 400 films in German cinemas.The program titles each year consists of approximately 10-15 and features a varied mix of Arthousekino of top, German feature film and commercial productions in Hollywood