21-05-2019

Respectable Opening in Czech Republic for Peter Bebjak's The Rift

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PRAGUE: The Slovak film The Rift / Trhlina by Slovak box office champ Peter Bebjak opened in the fourth place in the Czech Republic, following its impressive 1.6 m EUR haul in Slovakia.

The film, based on a popular book by Slovak author Jozef Karika, is a thriller about mysterious disappearances in a mountain area.

The Rift took in 40,000 EUR in its first week-end in release in the Czech Republic, opening on 9 May 2019. It also had a one week run in the UK, earning under 9,000 EUR. The film was produced by DNA Production and was also produced as a three-part miniseries for Slovak station Joj TV.