The past had to bow to the future at the Swedishbox-office this weekend as the new release of Will Smith's science-fictionouting I, Robot's 82 prints downed King Arthur's 95 prints by61%. While Smith secured a strong $3,943 screen average, the presence of mostof the top local acting talent in Dane Simon Staho's Swedish-language drama Day And Night almost gave it an equalaverage of $3,262.

The film, which screens at the upcoming New NordicFilms market during the Norwegian International Film Festival in Haugesund nextweek, received favorable reviews and Sonet Film released it on 25 prints. Incomparison the big-screen debut of Thunderbirds'35 prints had a catastrophic $166 screen average.