While the Italian box office suffered from the start of thebeach-going season, veteran Italian director Fabio Carpi's new film,
Starring Argentinian actor Hector Alterio, the film, whichis set in Italy, France and Switzerland, focuses on a film director who relivescertain moments of his life while writing a movie about the life of MarcelProust.
The picture opened on 6 screens and earned $19,597,registering $3,186 per screen for local distributor Independenta Film.
Elsewhere, The Coen brothers' latest film,
01 Distribution's MichelVaillant flopped, grossing just $134,520 for a paltry screen average of$934.
Another flop was 20th Century Fox's comedy