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potiche

po·tiche

 (pô-tēsh′)
n.
A vase or jar with a round or polygonal body tapering at the neck and having a removable cover.

[French, from pot, pot, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *pottus.]

potiche

(pɒˈtiːʃ)
n, pl -tiches (-ˈtiːʃɪz; -ˈtiːʃ)
(Ceramics) a tall vase or jar, as of porcelain, with a round or polygonal body that narrows towards the neck and a detached lid or cover
[French, from pot pot; compare pottage]
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Frantz is a masterful step forward for Ozon who has achieved international success with more conventional films such as 8 Women and Potiche.
La fin d'une potiche reproduces a suicide scene, a pedestal table thrown on the ground and the vase hung from the neck, inclined like that of hung person.
Mandarin holds a catalogue of 32 feature films, such as Chocolat, OSS 117 Rio ne repond plus, Potiche, De l'autre cote du periph, Pattaya.
Mandarin holds a catalogue of 32 feature films, such as Chocolat, OSS 117 Rio ne rA(c)pond plus, Potiche, De l'autre cA'tA(c) du pA(c)riph, Pattaya.
Starting off in the capital and the Constantia Open-air cinema, which will be screening the 2013 animated film O Menino e O Mundo (The Boy and the World) tomorrow, the 2014 French drama Mommy on Thursday and the 2010 French comedy Potiche on Friday.
Algunos ejemplos son La piscina, 8 mujeres, 5 x 2, Ricky y Potiche.
But this is always a very French drama, too, with a degree of working and family politics reminiscent of the recent Catherine Deneuve film, Potiche.
You could think of this as an upside down Upstairs, Downstairs film crossed with French employee-related movies like Potiche (2010), which starred Catherine Deneuve and Gerard Depardieu.
You could also think of it as an upside down Upstairs, Downstairs film crossed with French employee-related movies like Potiche (2010), which starred Catherine Deneuve and Gerard Depardieu.
I will not be une potiche (a decorative vase)," she added.
There will be a children's show in the afternoon with a screening of the classic animation, The Iron Giant, while in the evening there is a screening of a recent French hit, Potiche.
Potiche (Cert 15, 98 mins, Optimum Home Entertainment, DVD pounds 17.