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Simon och ekarna (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $150,109Details
International Box Office $2,444,821Details
Worldwide Box Office $2,594,930
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Synopsis

An epic drama spanning the years 1939 to 1952, this is the gripping story of Simon, who grows up in a loving working class family on the outskirts of Gothenburg but always feels out of place. Intellectually gifted, he stubbornly persists in acquiring an education normally reserved for young men of the professional classes, much to the chagrin of his parents who fear that he will become stuck up. He finally convinces his father to send him to an upper-class grammar school, where he meets Isak, the son of a wealthy Jewish bookseller who has fled Nazi persecution in Germany. Simon is dazzled by the books, art and music he encounters in the home of Isak’s father Ruben, which makes Simon long to know more about his own family background. Isak, on the other hand, draws comfort from learning to do something with his hands, helping Simon’s dad make boats. When Isak faces trouble at home, he is taken in by Simon’s family and the two households slowly merge, connecting in unexpected ways as war rages all over Europe.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 10,223 $150,109
All Time International Box Office 4,830 $2,444,821
All Time Worldwide Box Office 8,563 $2,594,930
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 3,360 $150,109

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 12th, 2012 (Limited) by Film Arcade, released as Simon & The Oaks
International Releases: June 28th, 2012 (Wide) (Germany)
June 29th, 2012 (Wide) (Austria)
August 31st, 2012 (Wide) (Taiwan)
September 20th, 2012 (Wide) (Netherlands)
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 122 minutes
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Keywords: World War II, Jewish, Coming of Age, Adopted Family, Search for Birth Parent
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Gota Film, Asta Film, Schmidtz, Katze Filmkollektiv, Filmkameratene AS, Film i Vast, SVT, Film FYN, DR, Flink Film, Avro Television
Production Countries: Denmark,
Germany,
Norway,
Sweden

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 6,488 $2,146 Nov 16, 2012 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,757 $2,146 Nov 16, 2012 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,991 $429 Nov 16, 2012 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 5,959 $13,468 Nov 9, 2012 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,083 $13,468 Nov 9, 2012 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,686 $792 Nov 9, 2012 31
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 6,568 $29,225 Oct 26, 2012 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,173 $29,225 Oct 26, 2012 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,124 $2,088 Oct 26, 2012 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 7,340 $23,205 Oct 19, 2012 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 2,674 $23,205 Oct 19, 2012 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 2,158 $3,315 Oct 19, 2012 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 9,387 $9,963 Oct 12, 2012 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 4,434 $9,963 Oct 12, 2012 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,431 $9,963 Oct 12, 2012 3
Theater Average Limited Release 2,326 $9,963 Oct 12, 2012 3
Top 2012 Theater Average Limited Release 87 $9,963 Oct 12, 2012 3
Never Wide Domestic 4,131 $150,109 Oct 12, 2012 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 7,650 $150,109 Oct 12, 2012 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 1,930 16 Oct 12, 2012 0

Cast

   Simon
Jonatan S. Wachter    Young Simon
   Karin
Stefan Godicke    Erik
Jan Josef Liefers    Ruben
Karl Linnertorp    Isak
Karl Martin Eriksson    Young Isak
Erica Lofgren    Klara
Katharina Schuttler    Iza
Josefin Nelden    Mona

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Marnie Blok
Based on the book with the same title    Marianne Fredriksson
Producer    Christer Nilson
Cinematographer    Per Holst
Production Designer    Anders Engelbrecht
Production Designer    Lena Selander
Production Designer    Folke Stromback
Costume Designer    Katja Watkins
Makeup    Linda Boije af Gennas
Editor    Kasper Leick
Editor    Michal Leszcylowski
Editor    Anders Nylander
Composer    Annette Focks
Sound Designer    Jason Luke
Casting    Annette Mandoki
Casting    Simon Gunnarsson

Per Theater Chart: Going Nowhere

October 16th, 2012

There was only one film to crack the $10,000 mark on this week's Per Theater Chart. Middle Of Nowhere managed that feat with $68,000 in six theaters for an average of $11,318. Simon and the Oaks came very close with $9,963 in its one theater. More...

Weekend Estimates: Taken Repeats, But Argo's Close

October 14th, 2012

Taken 2 is set for a second weekend at the top of the box office charts with $22.5 million, although its 55% decline from last weekend makes it clear that the film won't have anything like the legs of its predecessor, which fell only 17% in its second outing. That will make for a tight pack of films at the top of the chart this weekend, with Argo leading the charge. Ben Affleck's film is set for $20.1 million this weekend and is showing signs of having very good word of mouth: it was up 47% from Friday to Saturday and looks likely to fall by around 35% on Sunday -- impressive figures these days. Sinister will have the rare distinction of opening at the top of the chart on Friday and finishing the weekend in third place (Lionsgate has its gross pegged at $18.25 million over three days). More...

Limited Releases: Smashing Success

October 12th, 2012

It's a very busy week for limited releases with a dozen films on this week's list. There are few that are earning good buzz or strong reviews, and even a couple earning both. Smashed is probably the film with the best chance at earning mainstream success. The Big Picture, Middle of Nowhere, and Gaybe are also earning overwhelmingly positive reviews. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/10/12 66 $9,963   1 $9,963   $9,963 3
2012/10/19 54 $23,205 +133% 7 $3,315   $37,477 10
2012/10/26 49 $29,225 +26% 14 $2,088   $75,318 17
2012/11/09 61 $13,468   17 $792   $141,453 31
2012/11/16 83 $2,146 -84% 5 $429   $150,109 38

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/10/12 73 $14,272   1 $14,272   $14,272 7
2012/10/19 58 $31,821 +123% 7 $4,546   $46,093 14
2012/11/09 62 $19,978   17 $1,175   $147,963 35
2012/11/16 93 $2,146 -89% 5 $429   $150,109 42

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Austria 6/29/2012 $0 0 5 7 $4,785 12/11/2015
Germany 6/28/2012 $0 0 43 74 $160,773 12/11/2015
Netherlands 9/20/2012 $19,490 20 20 20 $23,690 12/11/2015
Taiwan 8/31/2012 $3,160 2 2 5 $12,473 12/11/2015
 
Rest of World $2,243,100
 
International Total$2,444,821 12/11/2015

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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