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‘Bones’ pic a hit at home, too

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“Mr. Bones,” Leon Schuster’s South African comedy, has followed up its record-breaking local box office success at videostores.

Released on video and DVD on June 17, it became the highest-grossing video rental title in just one week, shifting 10,000 video and more than 3,000 DVD units, said Nu Metro Home Entertainment.

Pic is about a white witchdoctor who must find the chief of his tribe’s long-lost son, thought to be a U.S. golfer competing at a tournament at Sun City in South Africa

It was bought by UIP Planeta for Spain and will be released July 19 on 175 screens; Constantin Film will release it in Germany on Aug. 4 on more than 400 screens.

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