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Finnish cinemas down 6.6%, local films lose 10% share

Finnish cinemas down 6.6%, local films lose 10% share

In 2011, Finnish cinema admissions dropped by 6.6% - from 7.6 million to 7.1 million – mainly due to the performance of domestic films which in spite of a record number of 34 releases lost 10% of...  

17/01/2012 | Admissions | Finland

With cinema attendance up 5.7% in 2011, Norway scores Europe's best result

With cinema attendance up 5.7% in 2011, Norway scores Europe's best result

Selling 11.7 million tickets in 2011 - up 5.7% on last year – Norwegian theatres delivered the largest growth of the theatrical market in Europe. And with 2.9 million admissions, domestic fare...  

11/01/2012 | Admissions | Norway

Charts have a bottom, too – only 155 met Miss Julie, while 928 saw Exteriors

Charts have a bottom, too – only 155 met Miss Julie, while 928 saw Exteriors

This year Danish director Susanne Bier’s In A Better World collected both the Golden Globe and the Oscar for Best Foreign-Language Feature, while Lars von Trier’s Melancholia scooped three...  

30/12/2011 | Admissions | Denmark/Norway

Norway finds the Magic Silver - best local market-share since 1975

Norway finds the Magic Silver - best local market-share since 1975

Well ahead of Christmas, Norwegian cinema statistics gave the local industry a present it could not have imagined: by early December, Norwegian films reached 2,663,301 admissions – the best result...  

13/12/2011 | Admissions | Norway

Magic Silver before Twilight: Family 3D flick takes lead in Norway

Magic Silver before Twilight: Family 3D flick takes lead in Norway

While The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 is top of the pops in the rest of Scandinavia, Arne Lindtner Næss's Magic Silver 2 - The Quest for the Mystic Horn has conquered Norwegians' hearts....  

30/11/2011 | Admissions | Norway

After 311,000 join The Reunion, Denmark boasts four local hit films

After 311,000 join The Reunion, Denmark boasts four local hit films

After five weeks in the charts, Danish director Niels Nørløv’s comedy The Reunion (pictured) has exceeded 311,000 admissions, to become the fourth local feature this year to qualify as a box...  

14/11/2011 | Admissions | Denmark

Local fare boosts Norway theatrical market

Local fare boosts Norway theatrical market

During the first half of 2011, Norwegian cinema had greater growth in the theatrical market than any other European country - and in September, local features controlled 58% of total admissions,...  

13/10/2011 | Admissions | Norway

With Vares on track, Solar Films controls 78% of local admissions

With Vares on track, Solar Films controls 78% of local admissions

While Finland’s most popular private investigator, Jussi Valtteri Vares, is looking into The Garter Snake, directed by Lauri Törhönen – the third thriller in the franchise has taken 75,971...  

08/09/2011 | Admissions | Finland

No blockbusters: Ticket sales are down, but local market share's up

No blockbusters: Ticket sales are down, but local market share's up

Blockbusters such as The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (959,000 admissions in 2009) and Avatar (836,000 admissions in 2010) were missing from the Danish cinema repertoire during the first half of...  

12/07/2011 | Admissions | Denmark

Cinema admissions up 4.2% in Norway, with 10.4% increase for local films

While most European countries have registered a drop in cinema admisssions during the first half of 2011, Norwegian theatres have shown an increase of 4.2% – and audiences for local films have...  

06/07/2011 | Admissions | Norway