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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 12,801-12,900) 12,831 $30,588
All Time International Box Office (Rank 11,201-11,300) 11,208 $8,174
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 17,101-17,200) 17,188 $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,

Leading Cast


Supporting Cast

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

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Production and Technical Credits

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

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 72 $537   2 $269   $19,132 7
2017/03/10 79 $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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