Magazine article Screen International

Brazilian Box Office Growth Continues

Magazine article Screen International

Brazilian Box Office Growth Continues

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The Brazilian box office was up for the eighth consecutive year in 2013 as a result of strong performances from local films.

Domestic films accounted for R$299.7m ($127m) of the R$1.7bn ($720m) total in 2013, according to the figures announced by Filme B (a local film company that reviews theatrical market data).

It proved the best result since Retomada of Brazilian cinema, in the 1990's.

Compared with 2012 results, the total revenue grossedin the country represented a 7.9% increase in box office and 1.5% in attendance, which comprised 151 milliontickets.

In 2013, Brazilian cinema was up 92.3% in income and 82.9% in ticket sales, reaching 28.1 million viewers. The domestic box officerepresented a 17% of market sharewhile the admissions account for a market share of 18.6%.

Two local titles ranked among the 10highest grossing films in the territory: Minha Mãe É Uma Peça - O Filme, directed by André Pellenz, which sold 4. …

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