A total of 351 German films (majority and minority) have been released in international cinemas around the globe since the beginning of 2019, generating box-office takings of almost 61 million euros.
In Russia, German animated films continue to be an export success: more than 600,000 cinema-goers have seen the German animated film MANOU – THE SWIFT in 28 countries this year, with almost 100,000 posted in Russia since its release on 12 September 2019.
MARNIE'S WORLD has attracted more than 200,000 cinema-goers into Russian cinemas, with the film reaching almost 400,000 admissions worldwide since its release.
Another major success is the theatrical release of MARTIN EDEN in Italy, an Italian-German-French co-production, which premiered at the Venice International Film Festival and has already been seen by over 200,000 cinema-goers in Italian cinemas since the beginning of September.
In addition, the following international film releases with backing from German Films' distribution support program were successful:
France, Beta Cinema, Diaphana Distribution, NEVER LOOK AWAY, release on 17 July 2019, admissions to date: 140,500
Czech Republic, Picture Tree International, AQS, 100 THINGS, film release 18 July 2019, admissions to date: 37,724
Slovakia, Picture Tree International, Magic Box Slovakia, 100 THINGS, film release 18 July 2019, admissions to date: 27,711