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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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$11.5M Cumulative:$45.0M Warner Brothers -28.56%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Daily:$9.8M Cumulative:$32.2M Fox / DreamWorks Animation -31.73%
Non-Stop3Daily:$4.0M Cumulative:$52.6M Universal Pictures -43.54%