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Denmark’s pic tix hit 2.05 mil

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Theater admissions for local fare in Denmark hit 2.05 million last year, according to figures published Tuesday by the government statistics office.

Six local pics made it into the top 20: Stefan Fjeldmark and Michael Hegner’s animated “Help! I’m a Fish” at No. 5; Anders Thomas Jensen’s “Flickering Lights,” No. 6; Lars von Trier’s “Dancer in the Dark,” No. 12; Erik Clausen’s “Break Your Bounds,” No. 13; Kaspar Rostrup’s “A Place Nearby,” No. 16; and Lone Scherfig’s “Italian for Beginners,” No 17.

Ticket sales for local and international pics clocked in slightly better than average, at 10.7 million, still 225,000 less than the record year of 1999. Top pic was “Toy Story 2” (Buena Vista Intl.) with 450,464 admissions.

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