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Danish pix expand B.O. cut

Domestic prod'n currently accounts for 30% of local attendance

Danish films are winning back local auds, according to statistics published Wednesday by the Danish Film Institute.

During the seven months to July 31, local features, led by Lone Scherfig’s Berlin Silver Bear winner “Italian for Beginners,” sold 1.5 million tickets, two-thirds of last year’s total.

After holding 28% of the market in 1999 and 19% in 2000, domestic productions currently account for 30% of local attendance.

The statistics do not include Charlotte Sachs Bostrup’s B.O. hit “Love at First Hiccup 2: Anja and Victor,” a Regner Grasten Prod. that notched a record 151,000 admissions when it opened Aug. 3; it’s now up to 400,000.

“Italian for Beginners” has sold 850,000 tickets (580,000 in 2001) and Michael Wikke-Steen Rasmussen’s “The Flying Granny” has contributed 240,000 ducats to the local total.

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