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Le fils de Joseph (2016)

Le fils de Joseph
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $30,588Details
International Box Office $8,174Details
Worldwide Box Office $38,762
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A discontented Parisian teenager named Vincent is in search of a father, Oscar Pormenor and Joseph is his, respectively, callous and gentle alternative paternal options, and Marie is his single mother.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 12,601-12,700) 12,625 $30,588
All Time International Box Office (Rank 9,901-10,000) 9,957 $8,174
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 16,101-16,200) 16,119 $38,762

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: January 13th, 2017 (Limited) by Kino Lorber, released as The Son of Joseph
International Releases: December 16th, 2016 (Limited), released as Son of Joseph (United Kingdom)
January 13th, 2017 (Wide) (Spain)
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 115 minutes
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Keywords: France, Paris, Coming of Age, Dysfunctional Family, Voiceover/Narration, Breaking the Fourth Wall, Intertitle
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Coffee and Films, Les Films du Fleuve, TSF, Film Factory, En Haut des Marches, Sofica, Arte, Cofinova 12
Production Countries: Belgium,


Mathieu Amalric    Oscar Pormenor
Maria de Medeiros    Violette Tréfouille
Julia De Gasquet    Bernadette
Christelle Prot Landman    Philomène
Adrien Michaux    Philibert
Jacques Bonaffe    Paysan
Claire Lefilliatre    Chanteuse
Vincent Dumestre    Théorbiste
Louise Moaty    Comédienne

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Eugene Green
Producer    Francine Jacob
Producer    Didier Jacob
Producer    Jean-Pierre Dardenne
Producer    Luc Dardenne
Executive Producer-Belgium    Delphine Tomson
Editor    Valerie Loiseleux
Composer    Adam Michna Z Otradovic
Composer    Emilio De Cavalieri
Composer    Domenico Mazzocchi
Cinematographer    Raphael O'Byrne
First Director’s Assistant    Victoire Gounod
Sound Designer    Benoit De Clerck
Set Designer    Paul Rouschop
Costume Designer    Agnes Noden
Unit Manager    Sarah Morel
Sound Mixer    Stephane Thiebaut
Make up    Wally Diawara
Casting Director    Alexandre Nazarian
Special Effects    Thibaut Granier
Script Supervisor    Catherine Grossen
Line Producer    Francine Jacob
Line Producer    Didier Jacob
Production Manager    Sylvain Marquet

Limited and VOD Releases: Mixed Reviews Plague Limited Releases as Son of Joseph Sole Exception

January 13th, 2017

The Son of Joseph

It’s a deceptively busy week as far as limited releases are concerned. On the one hand, we have release dates for 21 limited releases this week. On the other hand, there are none that are particularly strong. The only film earning overwhelmingly positive reviews is The Son of Joseph, but even this film has almost no shot at box office success. On the other hand, there are a lot of VOD releases this week. Maybe there’s something worth renting out there. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/03/10 82 $257   1 $257   $19,389 9
2017/03/17 72 $2,244 +773% 3 $748   $21,703 10
2017/03/24 71 $1,504 -33% 1 $1,504   $24,705 11

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/02/24 71 $537   2 $269   $19,132 7
2017/03/10 78 $327   1 $327   $19,459 9
2017/03/17 72 $3,742 +1,044% 3 $1,247   $23,201 10
2017/03/24 63 $4,076 +9% 3 $1,359   $27,277 11
2017/03/31 69 $3,311 -19% 2 $1,656   $30,588 12

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Spain 1/13/2017 $3,953 6 6 6 $3,953 1/20/2017
United Kingdom 12/16/2016 $4,221 6 6 6 $4,221 12/22/2016
International Total$8,174 1/20/2017

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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