Buena Vista International's mystery The Village raised its international running totalby an estimated $4.5m to $121.5m at the weekend, powered by a record debut fordirector M Night Shyamalan in Greece.

The picture opened top in the Mediterranean territory on $1m, morethan twice as big as the director's previous biggest launch for Signs.

The epic adventure KingArthur added $2.2m for $138.5m,remaining top in Italy for the second week on $1.8m after a 27% drop for a runningtotal of just under $5m.