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Behind the White Glasses: Portrait of Lina Wertmuller (2016)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $9,063Details
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $15,219 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $15,219
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The story of Lina Wertmüller’s life and career. First woman in the world to receive a nomination for the Academy Award as best director for her masterpiece Seven beauty. From the unpublished pictures taken in Cinecittà when she was Federico Fellini’s assistant director for in 8 ½, the documentary takes us to the places were her most famous films were set, revealing the artistic and human universe of a woman who with her unfailing irony and taste for the grotesque, has left her mark in all fields entertainment in which she worked cinema, drama, television, music. The journey is accompanied by many exclusive interviews with the artists who witnessed her intense and constantly evolving career.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 14,301-14,400) 14,346 $9,063
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 19,501-19,600) 19,568 $9,063
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 6,601-6,700) 6,654 $9,063

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 4th, 2016 (Limited) by Parade Deck Films
Video Release: September 19th, 2017 by Kino Lorber
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 104 minutes
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Keywords: Screenwriters, Movie Director
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Recalcati Multimedia, White Glasses Film
Production Countries: Italy

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic 66th Weekend 68 $216 Jun 2, 2017 458
Biggest 66th Weekend Limited Release 18 $216 Jun 2, 2017 458
Theater Average 66th Weekend 66 $216 Jun 2, 2017 458
Biggest Domestic 65th Weekend 63 $336 May 26, 2017 451
Biggest 65th Weekend Limited Release 15 $336 May 26, 2017 451
Theater Average 65th Weekend 61 $336 May 26, 2017 451
Biggest Domestic 62nd Weekend 69 $255 May 5, 2017 430
Biggest 62nd Weekend Limited Release 20 $255 May 5, 2017 430
Theater Average 62nd Weekend 68 $255 May 5, 2017 430
Biggest Domestic 60th Weekend 71 $900 Apr 21, 2017 416
Biggest 60th Weekend Limited Release 18 $900 Apr 21, 2017 416
Theater Average 60th Weekend 61 $900 Apr 21, 2017 416

Documentary Subject(s)

Lina Wertmuller    Herself


Marina Cicogna    Herself
Caterina D'Amico    Herself
Masolino D Amico    Himself
Isa Danieli    Herself
Domenico De Masi    Himself
Piera Degli Esposti    Herself
Laura Delli Colli    Herself
Giancarlo Giannini    Himself
Rutger Hauer    Himself

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

Valerio Ruiz    Scriptwriter
Leonardo Recalcati    Producer
Leonardo Recalcati    Executive Producer
Pierluigi Leonardi    Editor
Lucio Gregoretti    Composer
Giuseppe Pignone    Director of Photography
Virginia Vianello    Art Director
Valentina Negri    Line Producer
Stefano Di Fiore    Sound Designer

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2016/03/04 72 $6,840   2 $3,420   $6,840 1
2017/04/21 89 $900   1 $900   $7,740 60
2017/05/05 91 $255   1 $255   $8,511 62
2017/05/26 85 $336   1 $336   $8,847 65
2017/06/02 91 $216 -36% 1 $216   $9,063 66

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/04/21 86 $1,416   1 $1,416   $8,256 60

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