The Village's timeat the top of the Swedish chart was brief as two new releases pushed it down tothird in its second week. Local writer-director Kay Pollak's return tofilmmaking after 18 years, Saa Som IHimmelen, (As In Heaven) impressively managed to go head to head with Shrek 2 with almost matching screenaverages ($4,052 and $4,071) on their 80 and 149 prints respectively.

The drama follows an internationally acclaimed orchestraconductor, who returns to his childhood home after suffering from a breakdown.The film bears resemblance to other local hits like The Guy In The Grave Next Door and House Of Angels. Actress turned filmmaker Tuva Magnusson-Norlingdidn't fare quite as well with her directing debut Miss Sweden, though it stars Alexandra Dahlstroem in her first leadrole since Fuckng Amal. It opened onsix with just $2,110 screen average on its high 62 prints.