Though As In Heaven, which is now Sweden'sofficial Oscar candidate, stayed securely at the top of the local chart havinggrossed $4.3m and retaining the best screen average of $5,347 from its 103prints, this week's most impressive performance was by another local film.

Afteropening in the shadow of Home On TheRange and Shrek 2 last week, RezaBagher's adaptation of Mikael Niemis' bestseller Popular Music (Popularmusik Fran Vittula) shot up the chart fromfifth to second with a stronger $4,559 average on its 79 prints. This week'sonly new release, Dodgeball, however,took a slight better average of $5,183 on its 30 prints.