Options for financing films across Europe come under the spotlight today at two industry events held in co-operation with Variety.
Russia is becoming an increasingly hard sell for independent movies.
Homegrown hit "Irony of Fate 2," a reprise of a hugely popular Soviet romantic comedy, was feted as the top-grossing movie of 2008 at the 12th Russian Blockbuster awards ceremony in Moscow on Monday.
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Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy1Daily:$1.6M Cumulative:$258.3M Disney 3.68%
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles2Daily:$1.1M Cumulative:$150.7M Paramount Pictures -0.62%
If I Stay
If I Stay3Daily:$1.0M Cumulative:$20.6M Warner Brothers / New Line -0.71%