Since September, Spain has unleashed two of its three biggest movies ever: Juan Antonio Bayona's "The Impossible" with a $172.5 million gross worldwide and Andy Muschietti's Mama at $135.8 million…
Enrique Gonzalez Kuhn
In a shocking and ominous sign for the international film biz, Spain's Alta Classics, one of Europe's best-known distributors of big auteur fare, is closing its doors after 44 years.
A well-appointed but unexciting historical thriller built around a young protag switching from one side to the other.
Domestic Film DAILY
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No Good Deed
No Good Deed1Daily:$1.2M Cumulative:$28.9M Sony / Screen Gems -35.29%
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy2Daily:$586,451 Cumulative:$307.9M Disney -24.71%
Dolphin Tale 2
Dolphin Tale 23Daily:$506,166 Cumulative:$17.6M Warner Brothers -28.02%
As a distribution launch pad, Spain's straightest-arrow art fest has always courted upscale talents: Goran Paskaljevic has won three times, Ken Loach twice.
Rampant piracy is walloping Spain's distribution market. According to Spain's Federacion Anti Pirateria (FAP), from June 2005 to June this year, Spaniards illegally downloaded 132 million pics, seven…
FRANCE Pathe DistributionMarket share: 16.8%Top 2002 title: “Asterix & Obelix: Mission Cleopatra” $77. 5 million Upcoming releases: “Une Femme de Menage” (Nov. 13), Im Kwon-Taek “Chihwaseon” (Nov…