Potiche ( Trophy Wife )

Set in 1977 in a provincial French town, POTICHE is a witty and charming comedy starring Catherine Deneuve as Suzanne Pujol, a housebound 'trophy housewife' (or "potiche") who steps in to manage the umbrella factory run by her tyrannical husband ... Full Description(Fabrice Luchini) after the workers go on strike. To everyone's surprise, Suzanne proves herself a competent and assertive woman of action. Gerard Depardieu plays a union leader and Suzanne's ex-beau who still holds a flame for her. With POTICHE, acclaimed writer-director François Ozon (SWIMMING POOL, 8 WOMEN) has created a satirical and hilarious take on the war between the sexes and classes.

Year: 2010
Genre: Comedy, French Cinema, Film Festivals 2011
Country: France
Director: Francois Ozon
Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Fabrice Luchini, Gerard Depardieu, Karin Viard, Judith Godreche
Duration: 99 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains sex scenes.
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (France)



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