NZ Film has just signed overSpanish and French rights to The World'sFastest Indian to Alta and Rezo respectively, as the film has topped theNew Zealand chart in its first week of release with $542,000 (NZ$775,375), fivetimes more than nearest rival Dark Water.
Kathleen Drumm, NZ Film headof sales and marketing, told Screendaily thatthere are very few territories left for sale. The most paid was by EEAP, whichsold it on to Universum for release in
"It is such a pleasure and aprivilege to sell something that I know can work all over the world," Drummsaid.
The World's Fastest Indian recorded a screen average of $8,743 (NZ$12,506) from62 prints in its first week and distributor REP/Becker hopes it will reach one millionadmissions. Both its gross and screen average are higher than for recentreleases such as Wedding Crashers,
"The first week gross is avery, very pleasing result, in line with WhaleRider but better in terms of admissions because ticket prices to
Anthony Hopkins plays NewZealander Burt Munro, who recorded a world speed record in 1967 on the
The film will next bereleased in the