NEW YORK — Victor Nunez’ “Ulee’s Gold” continued to pan out for Orion as it remained on top of the exclusives roster during a lackluster week for specialized pics.

The Peter Fonda starrer unearthed $55,946 in six mines in L.A. and Gotham.

Sony Pictures Classics’ “When the Cat’s Away” captured the No. 2 spot on the roster. Cedric Klapisch’s French-language film brought home $38,156 from four pet shops on both coasts.

CFP’s “The Pillow Book” tucked in $34,995 on six mattresses in New York and Los Angeles. Peter Greenaway’s erotic exploration of bodypainting finished the weekend in third place.

There were no newcomers joining the roster on both coasts, but Rialto/Strand’s reissue of the Jean Luc Goddard classic “Contempt” and “When the Cat’s Away” expanded to Los Angeles.

“Contempt” bowed to $19,280 on two screens and “Cat” was unleashed in two menageries, where it brought home $19,195.

Several films picked up momentum over the July 4 weekend. Among them were Miramax’s “Brassed Off,” New Yorker’s “La Promesse” and Castle Rock/Sony’s “Waiting for Guffman.”

The following are the weekend grosses of films playing on a limited number of screens in New York and Los Angeles.

Los Angeles

“Ulee’s Gold” (Orion) faded 5% to $8,223 in its second at the Laemmle Monica and 4% to $8,037 in its fourth at the Landmark Samuel Goldwyn Pavilion. It climbed 9% to $8,154 in its fourth at the Laemmle Sunset 5.

“Contempt” (Rialto/Strand) bowed to $19,280 at the Landmark Nuart.

“When the Cat’s Away” (Sony Pictures Classics) arrived with $10,357 at the Laemmle Sunset 5 and $8,838 at the Landmark Samuel Goldwyn Pavilion.

“The Pillow Book” (CFP) rose 21% to $3,972 in its second at the Cineplex Odeon Showcase. It dropped 32% to $3,590 in its second at the Landmark Samuel Goldwyn Pavilion and brought home $3,880 in its first at the Mann Criterion 6.

“Ponette” (Arrow) lost 31% to $4,970 in its third at the Laemmle Music Hall and $4,879 at the Laemmle Monica.

“For Roseanna” (Fine Line) bowed to $8,073 at the AMC Fine Arts.

“Brassed Off” (Miramax) gained 12% to $5,164 in its seventh at the Laemmle Royal and 11% to $1,821 in its second at the Cineplex Odeon Beverly Center.

“Gabbeh” (New Yorker) slipped 11% to $6,978 in its second at the Laemmle Music Hall.

“Temptress Moon” (Miramax) waned 15% to $6,416 in its fourth at the Landmark Samuel Goldwyn Pavilion.

“Dream With the Fishes” (Sony Pictures Classics) declined 16% to $3,856 in its third at the Laemmle Sunset 5 and 55% to $1,267 in its third at the Laemmle Monica.

“La Promesse” (New Yorker) rose 18% to $4,594 in its fourth at the Landmark NuWilshire.

“Waiting for Guffman” (Sony) ascended 31% to $3,476 in its 20th at the Landmark NuWilshire.

“Fall” (Five Minutes Before the Miracle) gave up 43% to $2,826 in its second at the Laemmle Sunset 5.

“Kolya” (Miramax) surrendered 36% to $1,615 in its fourth at the Laemmle Monica.

“End of Summer” (JGM Enterprises) bowed to $1,372 at the Laemmle Music Hall.

New York

“Ulee’s Gold” added 3% to $11,480 in its fourth at the City Cinemas Angelika. It lost 17% to $11,270 in its fourth at the Cineplex Odeon Regency and rang up $8,782 in its first at the Crown Gotham.

“The Pillow Book” slid 3% to $12,826 in its fifth at the City Cinemas Angelika and 14% to $6,998 in its fifth at Lincoln Plaza. It brought home $3,729 in its first at the City Cinemas 68th Street.

“Gabbeh” lost 11% to $11,079 in its second at Lincoln Plaza and rose 44% to $10,892 in its second at the Quad.

“When the Cat’s Away” sacrificed 12% to $11,001 in its third at Lincoln Plaza and 21% to $7,960 in its third at the Quad.

“Brassed Off” climbed 50% to $8,763 in its seventh at the City Cinemas Angelika, 18% to $4,937 in its second at the Cineplex Odeon Beekman and 4% to $4,764 in its second at the Cineplex Odeon Carnegie Hall.

“Temptress Moon” gave up 15% to $9,027 in its fourth at the City Cinemas Angelika and 8% to $8,353 in its fourth at Lincoln Plaza.

“Contempt” added 2% to $15,495 in its second at the Film Forum.

“Love! Valour! Compassion!” (Fine Line) rang up $5,268 in its first at the Quad and 31% to $4,016 in its eighth at City Cinemas 1, 2 and Third Avenue.

“Dream with the Fishes” slipped 4% to $8,800 in its third at the City Cinemas Angelika.

“Kolya” added 2% to $6,077 in its 24th at Lincoln Plaza and brought home $2,200 in its first at the Quad.

“La Promesse” increased 26% to $5,865 in its eighth at Lincoln Plaza.

“For Roseanna” gave up 13% to $4,802 in its third at City Cinemas Eastside Playhouse.

“Ponette” climbed 32% to $4,424 in its seventh at the Cineplex Odeon Carnegie Hall.

“Fall” dropped 39% to $3,538 in its third at the City Cinemas Angelika.

“Spike and Mike’s Animation Festival” (Mellow Manor) surrendered 42% to $2,801 in its third at the Screening Room.

“The Daytrippers” picked up 38% to $1,748 in its third at the Angelika 57.

“Waco: The Rules of Engagement” (Somford Entertainment) gained 200% to $1,484 in its fourth at the Cinema Village.

“Tetsuo 2: Body Hammer” (Manga) fell 55% to $1,092 in its second at Cinema Village.

“When We Were Kings” (Gramercy) rang up $701 in its first at the Screening Room.

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