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Quai d’Orsay (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $12,027Details
International Box Office $80,109Details
Worldwide Box Office $92,136
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $54,321 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $54,321
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Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is tall and impressive, a man with style, attractive to women. He also happens to be the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the land of enlightenment: France. With his silver mane and tanned, athletic body, he stalks the world stage, from the floor of the United Nations in New York to the powder keg of Oubanga. There, he calls on the powerful and invokes the mighty to bring peace, to calm the trigger-happy, and to cement his aura of Nobel Peace Prize winner-in-waiting. Alexandre Taillard de Vorms is a force to be reckoned with, waging his own war backed up by the holy trinity of diplomatic concepts: legitimacy, lucidity and efficacy. He takes on American neo-cons, corrupt Russians and money-grabbing Chinese. Perhaps the world doesn't deserve France’s magnanimousness, but his art would be wasted if just restricted to home turf. Enter the young Arthur Vlaminck, graduate of the elite National School of Administration, who is hired as head of “language” at the foreign ministry. In other words, he is to write the minister’s speeches. But he also has to learn to deal with the sensibilities of the boss and his entourage, and find his way between the private secretary and the special advisors who stalk the corridors of the Quai d’Orsay—the ministry's home—where stress, ambition and dirty dealing are the daily currency. But just as he thinks he can influence the fate of the world, everything seems threatened by the inertia of the technocrats.


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 21st, 2014 (Limited), released as The French Minister
International Releases: July 17th, 2014 (Limited), released as Quai d'Orsay (Australia)
Video Release: July 29th, 2014 by Mpi Home Video
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 113 minutes
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Keywords: Political, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release, Split Screen, Investigative Journalist, Outtakes During Credits
Source:Based on Comic/Graphic Novel
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Frederic Bourboulon, Jerome Seydoux
Production Countries: France

Leading Cast

   Alexandre Taillard de Worms
   Arthur Vlaminck
   Policy Advisor

Supporting Cast

Niels Arestrup    Chief of Staff
Didier Bezace    Jean-Paul Francois
Jane Birkin    Molly Hutchinson
Marie Bunel    Martine
Bruno Raffaelli    Stephane Cahut
Jean-Marc Roulot    Bertrand Castela
Anais Demoustier    Marina

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Production and Technical Credits

Antonin Baudry    Screenwriter
Christophe Blain    Screenwriter
Bertrand Tavernier    Screenwriter
Abel Lanzac    Story Creator
Frederic Bourboulon    Producer
Jerome Seydoux    Producer
Emile Ghigo    Production Designer
Guy Lecorne    Editor
Philippe Sarde    Composer
Jerome Almeras    Director of Photography

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2014/03/21 79 $3,800   1 $3,800   $3,800 1

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2014/03/28 85 $2,559   1 $2,559   $10,098 2
2014/04/04 82 $1,929 -25% 1 $1,929   $12,027 3

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Australia 7/17/2014 $0 0 1 2 $78,993 6/29/2015
Rest of World $1,116
International Total$80,109 6/29/2015

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Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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