Foreman, Katya
January 2001
Daily Variety;01/25/2001, Vol. 270 Issue 39, p24
Trade Publication
Reports on the box-office performance of Francis Veber's film 'Le Placard' during its first five days of exhibition in Paris, France. Sales performance of other motion pictures shown in the French market; Significance of the film's success to major motion picture studio Gaumont.


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