Briefing: Film Distribution

With 80% of the 1990 U.K. gross of around £240 million, the U.S. majors strengthened their grip on the British boxoffice. For the indies, deprived of video revenue as vid rentals stalled, it was a mixed year with both new titles and playdates hard to find. Of the indies, Palace, Guild, Rank Film Distributors and First Independent (as Vestron has renamed itself) performed best.

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