TITLE

Euro filmgoing down 5% in '03

AUTHOR(S)
Dawtrey, Adam
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;3/23/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 62, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Film admissions in the European Union (EU) fell 5% to 890.5 million in 2003, according to latest estimates published by the European Audiovisual Observatory. Those figures are based on returns from eight of the EU's 15 member states. Only Ireland increased admissions, up just 0.6%. The worst fall was in Germany, where admissions dropped by 9.1%. Two of the countries set to join the EU in May 2004, Poland and Estonia, saw even greater declines, down by 13.9% and 18.2%, respectively. Market share for local films rose in Germany, Spain and Sweden.
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12682073

 

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