After Antoinette (in the Cévennes), Laure Calamy plays Iris for Caroline Vignal (trailer)

Laure Calamy stronger than Sofia Coppola for the first box office of 2024

The biopic Priscilla was beaten by Caroline Vignal’s latest film.

Four years after the excellent Antoinette in the Cévenneswhich launched the career of Laura Calamy in the cinema, with a first César to boot, the actress revealed by Ten percent find the director Caroline Vignal for an explosive new social comedy. And once again, it works. Iris and men achieved the best first box office launch of 2024.

This Wednesday in theaters, the film attracted 40,164 spectators (including 15,000 previews). That is twice as much asAntoinette in the Cévennes (20,596 spectators in September 2020), who ended his career with more than 700,000 tickets sold.

Iris and men thus beats the biopic Priscilla directed by Sofia Coppola. His film about Elvis Prestley’s wife brought together 22,359 fans, but in a park half the size (258 theaters compared to 516 for Iris and men).It’s still less than The preysthe director’s latest film, which had 28,650 admissions for its first day in France in 2017.

Finally, we note that on the last step of the podium, the horror film Night Swimdirected by Bryce McGuire, scared 17,733 fans of the genre, in a reduced combination of 237 theaters, thus beating the last film of Matteo Garrone. Despite excellent reviews in the press, Me, captain is satisfied with 7,000 small entries in 200 rooms.

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