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The Flat (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $471,842Details
International Box Office $282,702Details
Worldwide Box Office $754,544
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Synopsis

At age 98, director Arnon Goldfinger's grandmother passed away, leaving him the task of clearing out the Tel Aviv flat that she and her husband shared for decades since immigrating from Nazi Germany in the 1930s. Sifting through a dense mountain of photos, letters, files, and objects, Goldfinger begins to uncover clues that seem to point to a greater mystery and soon a complicated family history unfolds before his camera. What starts to take shape reflects nothing less than the troubled and taboo story of three generations of Germans - both Jewish and non-Jewish - trying to piece together the puzzle of their lives in the aftermath of the terrible events of World War II.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 8,672 $471,842
All Time International Box Office 6,792 $282,702
All Time Worldwide Box Office 10,584 $754,544
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 2,181 $471,842

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 19th, 2012 (Limited) by IFC Films
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 97 minutes
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Keywords: Nazis, Screenplay Written By the Star, Directing Yourself, World War II, Holocaust, Jewish
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Zero One Film, Arnon Goldfinger, ZDF, SWRL Films, Noga Communications, Channel 8, Arte, FFA, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, DFFF, New Israeli Foundation for Cinema and Television
Production Countries: Israel

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 3,158 $6,515 Jan 4, 2013 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,162 $6,515 Jan 4, 2013 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,245 $724 Jan 4, 2013 80
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 4,453 $2,501 Dec 21, 2012 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,878 $2,501 Dec 21, 2012 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 2,065 $417 Dec 21, 2012 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 3,899 $14,817 Dec 14, 2012 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,243 $14,817 Dec 14, 2012 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,263 $988 Dec 14, 2012 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 4,111 $20,789 Dec 7, 2012 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,225 $20,789 Dec 7, 2012 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,183 $1,223 Dec 7, 2012 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 4,506 $24,487 Nov 30, 2012 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,318 $24,487 Nov 30, 2012 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,373 $1,289 Nov 30, 2012 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 4,895 $29,165 Nov 23, 2012 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,425 $29,165 Nov 23, 2012 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,511 $1,389 Nov 23, 2012 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 5,256 $35,434 Nov 16, 2012 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,518 $35,434 Nov 16, 2012 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,855 $1,363 Nov 16, 2012 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 5,401 $56,494 Nov 9, 2012 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,455 $56,494 Nov 9, 2012 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,415 $2,260 Nov 9, 2012 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 5,682 $72,224 Nov 2, 2012 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,442 $72,224 Nov 2, 2012 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,376 $3,140 Nov 2, 2012 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 6,859 $36,822 Oct 26, 2012 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 2,244 $36,822 Oct 26, 2012 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,756 $4,091 Oct 26, 2012 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 8,313 $19,916 Oct 19, 2012 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 3,402 $19,916 Oct 19, 2012 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,433 $9,958 Oct 19, 2012 3
Theater Average Limited Release 2,328 $9,958 Oct 19, 2012 3
Top 2012 Theater Average Limited Release 88 $9,958 Oct 19, 2012 3
Never Wide Domestic 2,702 $471,842 Oct 19, 2012 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 6,230 $471,842 Oct 19, 2012 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 1,632 24 Oct 19, 2012 0

Cast

Arnon Goldfinger    Himself
Hannah Goldfinger    Herself
Edda Milz von Midlenstein    Herself
Harold Milz    Himself
Gertrude Kino    Herself
Tamar Tuchler    Himself
Michael Widlt    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Arnon Goldfinger
Director   
Producer    Thomas Kufus
Producer    Arnon Goldfinger
Editor    Philippe Bellaiche
Editor    Talia (Tulik) Galon
Sound    Amos Zipori

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for March 12th, 2013

March 13th, 2013

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October 23rd, 2012

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Weekend Estimates: Paranormal Activity Continues Halloween Tradition

October 21st, 2012

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Limited Releases: Holy Cow!

October 19th, 2012

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/10/19 57 $19,916   2 $9,958   $19,916 3
2012/10/26 46 $36,822 +85% 9 $4,091   $70,968 10
2012/11/02 40 $72,224 +96% 23 $3,140   $160,106 17
2012/11/09 39 $56,494 -22% 25 $2,260   $245,383 24
2012/11/16 44 $35,434 -37% 26 $1,363   $306,498 31
2012/11/23 53 $29,165 -18% 21 $1,389   $351,300 38
2012/11/30 54 $24,487 -16% 19 $1,289   $386,414 45
2012/12/07 57 $20,789 -15% 17 $1,223   $418,729 52
2012/12/14 59 $14,817 -29% 15 $988   $445,919 59
2012/12/21 68 $2,501 -83% 6 $417   $455,203 66
2013/01/04 64 $6,515   9 $724   $467,022 80

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/10/19 55 $34,146   3 $11,382   $34,146 7
2012/10/26 48 $53,736 +57% 9 $5,971   $87,882 14
2012/11/02 41 $101,007 +88% 24 $4,209   $188,889 21
2012/11/09 37 $82,175 -19% 24 $3,424   $271,064 28
2012/11/16 49 $51,071 -38% 26 $1,964   $322,135 35
2012/11/23 55 $39,792 -22% 18 $2,211   $361,927 42
2012/11/30 54 $36,013 -9% 18 $2,001   $397,940 49
2012/12/07 56 $32,491 -10% 17 $1,911   $430,431 56
2012/12/14 61 $21,600 -34% 15 $1,440   $452,702 63
2012/12/21 59 $3,711 -83% 6 $619   $456,413 70
2012/12/28 61 $4,094 +10% 7 $585   $460,507 77
2013/01/04 64 $11,335 +177% 7 $1,619   $471,842 84

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