Pourris Gâtés: the comedy with Gérard Jugnot is a hit on Netflix

The feature film entered the selection of the ten best Netflix content when it was released on the platform in early December.

Who would’ve believed that ? The new feature film by Nicolas cuche, entitled Spoiled Rotten and with Gerard Jugnot, Artus, Camille Lou and Louka Meliava, is a real phenomenon on Netflix! Arrived on the platform in early December and available in America (North and South), the film is a hit: in total, it has accumulated 10 million views on the platform for its first weekend. Allocine). A success far from the scores in French theaters, since at the time of its release on September 15, the film had managed to gather 440,000 spectators.

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Asked by BFM TV Commenting on the unexpected success of the film, Gérard Jugnot, headliner, commented: “Cit’s pretty crazy to see that it is a hit in Honduras, Ecuador, Brazil, Mexico. My friend Artus gets lots of messages on Instagram. Many people congratulated him and he didn’t understand why! Then we saw the figures and understood.” He adds : “This international penetration is very new. I had this with The chorists (…) We knew that the film was nice and touched people, but from there to what we receive emails from Ecuador and Brazil … That means it’s a good film.” To note that spoiled rotten is adapted from a Mexican film, Nosotros los Nobles, which created some debate in Mexico: is the adaptation better than the original? (via GQ)

But beyond the film’s success, this story tells another one, raised by Jugnot in his interview for BFMTV : how do films travel abroad, especially in times of crisis? The actor gives a positive response, affirming that Netflix has a real strike force for foreign films, and allows a certain porosity of genres and nationalities, which will create more accessibility to foreign works. “We got used to seeing films differently, and discovering them differently. On Netflix, I watch Spanish, Mexican movies … stuff that I would never have watched before. It falls on us, so much the better”, Concludes Jugnot.

Note that, for the moment, Spoiled Rotten is not available on Netflix France (since it was released in theaters here, it must respect the media chronology). It will be available on DVD and Blu-ray on January 26, 2022. Its trailer:

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