Domestic cartoon “the Stolen Princess” for the first weekend has collected 21 489 581 hryvnias
Chairman of the State Agency for the movie Philip Ilyenko said, the Ukrainian animated film “the Stolen Princess: Ruslan and Ludmila” for the first weekend attracted about 21.5 million hryvnias, reports Radio Liberty, reports Rus.Media.
“The stolen Princess” for the first weekend has collected 21 489 581 UAH 285 784 spectators! For comparison, “Coco” for the first weekend – 10 234 409 hryvnias 134 726 spectators. And Yes, I know that the weekend was long, but it’s still incredibly tough result for Ukrainian film in their own market,” wrote Ilyenko in Facebook.
“Kidnapped Princess” Studio “Unimaged” was released in theaters in the Ukraine on 7 March. Directed the tape Oleg Malamuzh, the author of the script is Yaroslav Vojtesek, producer Egor Olesov, art Director – Christian Koskinen.
In the state previously reported that the project “the Stolen Princess” became one of the winners of the 9th competition for the selection of the state, which gave him financial support in the amount of 19.4 million, accounting for nearly 20% of the total cost of film production.
According to the state, being at the stage of production, the rights to the movie have already been pre-sold to more than 30 territories.
In 2019, needs to get in the car another animated film that Studio – “nymph. Forest song”, created on motives of the play by Lesia Ukrainka, and also based on Ukrainian myths and cultural traditions.