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OKA! (2011)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $18,364Details
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $17,603 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $2,407 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $20,010
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  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Synopsis

25 years ago, ethnomusicologist Louis Sarno traveled from New Jersey to the forests of Central Africa to record the music of the Bayaka Pygmies. Falling in love with a Bayaka girl and her forest lifestyle, he decided to stay. “OKA!” tells the adventure of his life in Africa with his adopted family. The Bayaka pygmies maintain a tenuous balance between their traditional forest existence and their increasing dependence on the Bantu villagers. Through the eyes of Larry, the tall, ungainly white man from New Jersey, who in spite of his failing liver accompanies the Bayaka on a journey into the heart of the forest, “OKA!” offers a glimpse into the music, humor, and spirit of the Bayaka people.

Metrics

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 14th, 2011 (Limited) by Dada Films
Video Release: October 22nd, 2013 by Well Go USA Video
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 105 minutes
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Keywords: Culture Clash, Academics, Musicians, Inspired by a True Story, Environment, Political, Government Corruption
Source:Based on Factual Book/Article
Genre:Adventure
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Dada Films, Required Viewing, Roland Films, James Bruce Productions
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,459 $938 Jan 27, 2012 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,467 $2,496 Jan 20, 2012 101
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,952 $684 Dec 30, 2011 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,618 $100 Dec 23, 2011 73
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,539 $168 Nov 25, 2011 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,014 $280 Nov 18, 2011 38
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,874 $1,248 Nov 4, 2011 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,397 $2,290 Oct 28, 2011 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 10,025 $885 Oct 21, 2011 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 10,566 $4,461 Oct 14, 2011 3

Cast

   Larry
Isaach de Bankole    Mayor Bassoun
Will Yun Lee    Mr. Yi

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Lavinia Currier
Producer    Lavinia Currier
Screenwriter    Louis Sarno
Screenwriter    Suzanne Stroh
Producer    James Bruce
Producer    Norbert Bogbeyate
Composer    Chris Berry
Director of Photography    Conrad W. Hall

Per Theater Chart Shows Some Skin

October 18th, 2011

There was only one film to top $10,000 on the per theater chart this weekend. The Skin I Live In had a big name director, big name star, excellent reviews, and a lot of buzz thanks to a controversial plot. This added up to an opening of $233,000 in six theaters for an average of $37,187. This suggests it will perform very well on the art house circuit, but this is a film that will never play to wide audiences. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/10/14 97 $4,461   1 $4,461   $4,461 3
2011/10/21 120 $885 -80% 1 $885   $6,836 10
2011/10/28 96 $2,290 +159% 2 $1,145   $10,030 17
2011/11/04 105 $1,248 -46% 2 $624   $12,275 24
2011/11/18 104 $280   1 $280   $12,702 38
2011/11/25 105 $168 -40% 1 $168   $12,937 45
2011/12/23 79 $100   1 $100   $13,099 73
2011/12/30 81 $684 +584% 1 $684   $14,083 80
2012/01/20 79 $2,496   1 $2,496   $17,426 101
2012/01/27 86 $938 -62% 1 $938   $18,364 108

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/10/14 94 $5,951   1 $5,951   $5,951 7
2011/10/21 104 $1,789 -70% 1 $1,789   $7,740 14
2011/10/28 92 $3,232 +81% 2 $1,616   $10,972 21
2011/11/04 104 $1,395 -57% 2 $698   $12,367 28
2011/11/18 102 $347   1 $347   $12,714 42
2011/11/25 98 $230 -34% 1 $230   $12,944 49
2011/12/23 85 $400   1 $400   $13,344 77
2011/12/30 81 $1,586 +297% 1 $1,586   $14,930 84
2012/01/20 81 $2,496   1 $2,496   $17,426 105

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