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Cirkus Columbia (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $3,163Details
International Box Office $305Details
Worldwide Box Office $3,468
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Following the fall of the communist regime in Bosnia-Herzegovina in 1991, Divko Buntic returns to his former home after a 20-year exile in Germany. Returning with an attractive young girlfriend, a flashy new Mercedes, a pocketful of cash, and a lucky black cat, things are looking good for Divko. When his cat goes missing things begin to fall apart: trouble with his girlfriend and the fledgling relationship with his estranged son are strained as the entire town scrambles to find the cat and collect the cash reward being offered. Divko' personal tumult finds an unsettling mirror in the country at large with signs appearing that the Bosnian War is coming. As the war looms, tensions run high and Divko must decide whether to stay in his newly reestablished home or leave.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 15,301-15,400) 15,325 $3,163
All Time International Box Office (Rank 12,801-12,900) 12,808 $305
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 21,201-21,300) 21,224 $3,468
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 7,301-7,400) 7,384 $3,163

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: February 17th, 2012 (Limited) by Strand
International Releases: September 27th, 2012 (Wide) (Portugal)
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 113 minutes
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Keywords: You Can't Go Home Again, Dysfunctional Family, Relationships Gone Wrong, War, Political, May / December Romance, Animal Lead, Bigotry, Second Wife
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Production2006 Sarajevo, ASAP Films, Autonomous, Man's Films, Razor Films, Studio Maj
Production Countries: Belgium,
Bosnia and Herzegovina,
United Kingdom

Leading Cast


Supporting Cast

Miki Manojlovic    Divko Buntic
Mira Furlan    Lucija
Boris Ler    Martin
Milan Strljic    Ivanda
Mario Kenezovic    Pivac
Svetislav Goncic    Savo
Almir Mehic    Bili
Mirza Tanovic    Antisa
Meralem Zubcevic    Leon

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Production and Technical Credits

Danis Tanovic    Screenwriter
Ivica Dikic    Screenwriter
Ivica Dikic    Based on the Novel "Cirkus Columbia" by
Walther Vanden Ende    Cinematographer
Dusan Milavec    Production Designer
Sanda Popovac    Production Designer
Peter Markovic    Editor
Dirk Bombey    Sound
Samir Foco    Sound Designer
Martin Steyer    Sound Designer
Jasna Hadziahmetovic Bekric    Costume Designer
Tina Subic Dodocic    Make-up and Prosthetic Effects Designer
Cedomir Kolar    Producer
Amra Baksic    Producer
Marc Bachet    Producer
Mirsad Purivatra    Producer
Cat Villiers    Co-Producer
Dunja Klemenc    Co-Producer
Gerhard Meixner    Co-Producer
Roman Paul    Co-Producer
Marion Hansel    Co-Producer
Miroslav Mogorovi    Co-Producer

Per Theater Chart: Unbreakable Vow

February 22nd, 2012

No films topped $10,000 on the per theaters chart; in fact, none of them come close. The Vow came closest with an average of $7,798. Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance was the best new release at an average of $6,968, while the best new limited release was Undefeated at $6,633. More...

Limited Releases Look to Defeat the Competition

February 17th, 2012

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2012/02/17 90 $1,284   1 $1,284   $1,284 1
2012/03/09 103 $651   1 $651   $3,163 4

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2012/02/17 93 $2,512   1 $2,512   $2,512 1
2012/03/09 108 $651   1 $651   $3,163 4

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Portugal 9/27/2012 $305 1 1 1 $305 12/11/2015
International Total$305 12/11/2015

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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