Sony Classics’ second-weekend holdover, Never Look Away, took bragging rights for the best per-theater average for the weekend. The Best Foreign Language Oscar nominated feature by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck grossed $19,033 at its exclusive engagement at the Paris Theater in New York, down 26% from last weekend and good for a $58,146 cume.
Bleecker Street’s Arctic bowed in four theaters for $56,463, averaging $14,116. And Bollywood’s Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga had the widest open by far among the specialties with 193 runs. It grossed $600K for a $3,109 PTA.
One notable feat for the specialty crowd as another Sundance Film Festival passes into memory is the performance of Cannes Palme d’Or winner,