Key box office information from Comscore shows that France recorded 8.5 million admissions in one month following the reopening of cinemas on May 19e. In particular, with 500,000 entries on Monday, May 24th (Whit Monday – public holiday) alone, France generated 2.36 million admissions over the period May 19 – 25.
Notably, the total number of weekend admissions on June 20 were higher than the equivalent weekend attendance in 2019 and 2018.
This amazing growth has been generated by a mix of locally produced films as well as those from around the world such as “Farewell Cons”, “Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It”, “Demon Slayer: Mugen Train”, “Tom & Jerry “,” Le Père “and” Envole-moi “paved the way as enthusiastic French moviegoers, following the pandemic’s long halt, embraced the experience of the big screen.
“The exponential growth of cinema in France can serve as a pole star for other international territories, ”said Eric Marti, general manager of France, Comscore. “The passion and love for cinema has always been a source of pride for the French and as more and more cinemas have opened and great films appear on the screen, we have seen an astonishing increase in the level. in film attendance by customers who are enthusiastic about enjoying the big screen experience again. ”
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