Admissions reach record levels in Colombia in 2019 (exclusive)

Published on Jan 15, 2020

Monos first non-comedy to lead local-language chart in 10 years.

Colombian film authorities have said that theatre-going reached a record level of 73.1million in 2019, while local-language market share of overall films stayed on par with 2018 on 3.4%.

Overall admissions climbed by 14% year-on-year from 64million, negating a 13.6% climb by local cinema from 2.2million in 2018 to 2.5million.

Alejando Landes’ international feature film Oscar submission and thriller Monos achieved the distinction of becoming the first non-comedy in 10 years to finish top of the local-language charts.

Monos led Colombian films on 267,916 admissions, with comedies taking six of the remaining nine top slots.

In second place was

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