Italians laugh all the way to box office over bumper Xmas
Italian box office figures over the festive season - the single most lucrative period for the local industry - were up an impressive 14% to Euros78.83m on last year's Xmas results.Importantly, according to local data body Cinetel, homegrown films also beat out stiff competition from Hollwyood (including Harry Potter) to claim a huge 48.87% market share at the box office, against 47.46% for US movies.Last year, Italian films grossed Euros68.38m over the same period, ...
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