BOX OFFICE: Class Reunion Remake Becomes Box Office Hit in Latvia

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    RIGA: Class Reunion / Klases salidojums directed by Andrejs Ēķis and produced by Platforma Filma is the leading domestic film at the Latvian Box office. After six weeks it has 68,075 admissions and 346,134 EUR gross, ranking second after the Hollywood animation hit How to Train Your Dragon 3. The film is a remake of the Danish hit The Reunion (2011) by Niels Nørløv.

    In the opening weekend Class Reunion got 11,340 admissions, which is the second best figure in recent years for a local film, preceded by another Platforma Filma production The Pagan King by Aigars Grauba.

    Class Reunion by Andrejs EkisHowever, the biggest multiplex in Latvia Forum Cinemas refused to screen the film after it had a limited PVOD (premium video on demand) release online before the theatrical release. 

    The film was released by Latvian Theatrical Distribution on 14 February 2019.

    The remake of the Danish film The Reunion was previously a hit in the other Baltic countries. In Estonia it had almost 190,000 admissions in 2016 and became the most viewed film since the country regained its independence.