Call Me Francesco in second place at the Italian box office
by Camillo De Marco
- Distributed by Medusa on 631 screens, Daniele Luchetti’s film about Pope Bergoglio was released on 3 December and is currently behind Heart of the Sea with €1.3 million
Distributed by Medusa on 631 screens, Daniele Luchetti’s film Call Me Francesco [+see also:
interview: Sara Serraiocco
film profile] was released on Thursday 3 December and is currently in second place at the box office behind Heart of the Sea (Warner), with takings of €1.3 million to date. The film about Pope Bergoglio has so far pulled in an average of €2,138 per screen.
The top ten features two more Italian films. First up is the comical Matrimonio al Sud [+see also:
film profile] by Paolo Costella, under distribution by Medusa on 112 screens, which is in ninth place with takings of €193 thousand over the weekend and a total of €3.5 million in four weeks. Then there’s La felicità è un sistema complesso [+see also:
interview: Gianni Zanasi
interview: Valerio Mastandrea
film profile] by Gianni Zanasi, which was released on 26 November under the distribution of BIM, and, in its second weekend, stands in tenth place with takings of €189 thousand and total takings of €542 thousand across 110 screens.
Creeping up the rankings is The Brand New Testament [+see also:
interview: Jaco van Dormael
film profile] by Jaco van Dormael, under the distribution of I Wonder Pictures across 77 screens, which took a total of €431 thousand in its second week. Also worth mentioning is the debut of two French films, Mon roi [+see also:
film profile] by Maiwenn, under the distribution of Videa-CDE, which has taken €147 thousand across 98 screens, and French Women [+see also:
film profile] by Audrey Dana, being shown on 126 screens with Microcinema, which has taken €142 thousand to date.
Total takings over last weekend (3-6 December) are, however down, at €8.5 million (-12% on the previous week).
(Translated from Italian)