Benvenuti al Sud grosses nearly €4m on opening weekend
Luca Miniero’s Benvenuti al Sud [+see also:
film profile] (“Welcome to the South”) – distributed by Medusa on over 500 screens (see news) – grossed nearly €3.8m its opening weekend, ousting Christopher Nolan's Inception (Warner) from the top spot at the box office. The remake of French title Welcome to the Sticks [+see also:
film profile], starring Claudio Bisio, had a per-screen average of €7,128.
In fourth place on the charts is Carlo Mazzacurati’s Passion [+see also:
film profile] di (€489,000 over weekend and a total gross of €1.6m), while Ascanio Celestini’s The Black Sheep [+see also:
film profile] (distributed by BIM on 65 screens) took in only €113,000.
The weekend figures were stable, coming in at €9,779,563.
(Translated from Italian)
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