Melissa seduces Italians
by Camillo De Marco
The sentimental adventures of Melissa P. (a Bess Movie and Pentagrama Films España production) conquered Italians over the weekend, making it the number one film at the del box office. In only three days, the film, which was directed by Luca Guadagnino and inspired by the eponymous novel by Melissa Panarello, grossed1.84m € and had the highest per screen average (6,231 €). In second place, French film March of the Penguins [+see also:
film profile], with a total of 1.08m €, is set upon achieving the same success it enjoyed at home and in the US. In third place is Pupi Avati’s film La seconda notte di nozze [+see also:
film profile] (729,629€). Closing off the list are: Terry Gilliam’s The Brothers Grimm [+see also:
film profile] (644,887€), Flightplan (636,434€), Lord of War (409,111€), An Unfinished Life (330,930€), The Interpreter (295,995€) and Crash (293.807€). In 10th place is Corpse Bride by Tim Burton (286,759€).
(Translated from Italian)
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