The curfew is definitely the pet peeve of cinemas. After Kaamelott, it’s the turn of the film The origin of the world to be postponed, but this time with a predefined date. Laurent Lafitte’s comedy, scheduled for November 4, 2020, sees its release date postponed to February 10, 2021. In a press release, the production companies Studiocanal and Trésor Films justified this postponement by the health emergency. “The operating conditions linked to sanitary measures, and the curfew imposed in nine metropolitan areas will prevent the film from being seen in good conditions by all», They indicated.
Laurent Lafitte’s comedy, like the film by Alexandre Astier, suffers the repercussions of political decisions that the producers do not accept. “Studiocanal and Trésor Films regret that requests for exemptions beyond 9 p.m. for theaters and cinemas have been refused, and are forced to make this decision, especially since the initially planned release took place after the All Saints holidays. .“
If the postponements are linked, other films take advantage and take risks. The film Miss brought its release forward from October 28 to 21, 2020 to help keep cinemas afloat. The same applies to Goodbye idiots by Albert Dupontel, which maintains its October 21 release date. The Caesarized director had explained to First have fears about the state of cinema in France: “The question is no longer whether people are going to want to see the film, but whether they will be able to. And it is serious ”.