‘List,’ ‘Father’ hot in Euro bows

Oscar contenders “Schindler’s List” and “In the Name of the Father” posted healthy openings in Europe last weekend.

Steven Spielberg’s epic grossed $ 193,646 at six London theaters in the opening weekend for a sparkling $ 32,274 average.

It goes wide in the U.K. March 4.

In its second weekend in Australia, “Schindler” added five prints and jumped by 16% for a cume of $ 795,620, now on 23 screens.

Jim Sheridan’s Irish drama took $ 183,337 on 36 screens in the first three days in Spain ($ 5,093 average) and $ 307,556 on 42 screens in Italy ($ 7,323 average).

It broadens in both markets next weekend. Through the ninth weekend in Ireland and the second weekend in the U.K., the combined tally is $ 4.4 million.

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