Guido Rud's FilmSharks Intl., one of Latin America's most active sales companies, is vigorously plying two growth trends -- foreign-language comedy hits and remakes -- at Mexico's Guadalajara…
Torrente 4: Lethal Crisis
Total box office takings in Spain fell 2.7% to Euros628 million ($823 million) in 2011, bucking the upward trend seen in other major European territories this year.
"Siberia, Monamour," helmed by Slava Ross, took the top Golden Moon and a Euros30,000 ($43,200) cash prize at the 26th Cinema Jove Intl. Film Festival, which wrapped Friday.
Local blockbusters help raise depressed domestic film market.
While Stateside box office has struggled this year, staggered overseas release dates among major studio titles, along with local hits in territories like Germany and Spain, have helped international…
Pic delivers gross-out humor, political incorrectness, an endless parade of Spanish celeb cameos, 3D and the occasional moment of authentic wit.
Santiago Segura's "Torrente 4: Lethal Crisis" ran up the biggest-ever opening for a Spanish film on home turf, grossing Euros8.4 million ($11.6 million) over last weekend.