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Spanish cinema holds market share of over 20%

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Spanish cinema holds market share of over 20%

The second half of the year is confirming itself as an auspicious period for Spanish cinema, due to the concentration of several of the year’s strongest releases between September and December. The star titles of last weekend, when Spanish cinema achieved a market share of 22%, were Andrés Baiz’s Spanish/Colombian co-production The Bunker [+see also:
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(in third position with €685,000 in takings); Pedro Almodóvar’s The Skin I Live In [+see also:
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interview: Pedro Almodóvar
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(which exceeded €3m after two and a half weeks on release); and Vicente Villanueva’s The Opposite of Love (which is nearing €2.5m since its release on August 26).

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This successful streak looks set to continue with the forthcoming releases of Enrique Urbizu’s No Rest For The Wicked [+see also:
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(September 23); Juan Carlos Fresnadillo’s Intruders [+see also:
film review
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interview: Juan Carlos Fresnadillo
film profile
]
(October 7); Jaume Balagueró’s Sleep Tight [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
(October 14); and Kike Mailló’s Eva [+see also:
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trailer
film profile
]
(October 28).

(Translated from Spanish)

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