Disney, the most dominant of all Hollywood studios last year in Latin America, has another Argentine hit on its hands: Ariel Winograd
’s “Mamá se fue de viaje” (“10 Days Without Mom”) which has just overtaken Ricardo Darin
’s “Black Snow” after two weeks at theaters to become the highest-grossing Argentine hit of 2017.
Produced by Patagonik, a joint venture between Disney and Argentine broadcast group Artear, “10 Days Without Mom” bowed July 6 to place No. 3 but surged 7% in its second week for a total 685,233 admissions, about $3.8 million. Also starring Leonardo Sbaraglia
, “Black Snow” cumed a total 684,474 admissions, according to Argentine box office compiler Ultracine.
Ripped by FilmSharks Intl. a longtime tittle-by-title Patagonik sales company partner, “10 Days” is also pushing out international sales, closing a remake deal with Mexico’s
“Nobody expected it,” Argentine newspaper Clarin said about “10 Days Without Mom’s” Argentine record for the year. That said, headed by Juan Pablo Galli
and Juan Vera
and backed by