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Let My People Go! (2013)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $18,529Details
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A sweet and hilarious fusion of gay romantic comedy, Jewish family drama and French bedroom farce, Mikael Buch's Let My People Go! follows the travails and daydreams of the lovelorn Reuben, a French - Jewish gay mailman living in fairytale Finland (where he got his MA in “Comparative Sauna Cultures”) with his gorgeous Nordic boyfriend. But just before Passover, a series of mishaps and a lovers’ quarrel exile the heartbroken Reuben back to Paris and his zany family - including Almodovar goddess Carmen Maura (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, Volver) as his ditzy mom, and Truffaut regular Jean - François Stévenin as his lothario father.


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: January 11th, 2013 (Limited) by Zeitgeist
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 88 minutes
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Keywords: Jewish, LGBT, Relationships Gone Wrong, Dysfunctional Family, Boomerang Kids
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Zeitgeist Films
Production Countries: France

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,973 $4,700 Mar 1, 2013 52
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,081 $1,787 Feb 8, 2013 31
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9,202 $3,594 Jan 18, 2013 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 11,394 $2,236 Jan 11, 2013 3


Jean-Francois Stevenin    Nathan
Amira Casar    Irene
Clement Sibony    Samuel
Jarkko Niemi    Teemu
Jean-Luc Bideau    Maurice Goldberg
Kari Vaananen    Monsieur Tilikainen
Outi Maenpaa    Helka

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Mikael Buch
Screenwriter    Christophe Honore
Director of Photography    Celine Bozon
Production Designer    Gwendal Bescond
Sound Designer    Mathieu Villien
Sound Designer    Benoit Hillebrant
Sound Designer    Stephane Thiebaut
Casting Director    Richard Rousseau
Costume Designer    Anais Romand
Production Manager    Olivier Guerbois
Story Creator    Mathilde Profit
Editor    Simon Jacquet
Composer    Eric Neveux
Associate Producer    David Thion
Producer    Philippe Martin
Producer    Geraldine Michelot

Per Theater Chart: Singing a Love Song

January 15th, 2013

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/01/11 76 $2,236   1 $2,236   $2,236 3
2013/01/18 59 $3,594 +61% 3 $1,198   $7,083 10
2013/02/08 74 $1,787   2 $894   $11,061 31
2013/03/01 78 $4,700   3 $1,567   $16,861 52

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/01/11 70 $3,489   1 $3,489   $3,489 7
2013/01/18 60 $5,785 +66% 3 $1,928   $9,274 14
2013/02/08 84 $1,787   2 $894   $12,261 35
2013/03/01 80 $6,268   1 $6,268   $18,529 56

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