Sony Pictures Classics bowed period drama Sunset by László Nemes in 3 New York and L.A. locations Friday. Its three-day estimate is $15K. Nemes’ previous feature, Son Of Saul, took the Oscar for Best Foreign Language film in 2016 and cumed over $1.77M at the box office. In its debut, Son Of Saul grossed nearly $38K in three theaters in its opening three-day, averaging $12,643.
IFC’s Toronto ’18 drama-mystery Out Of Blue went to 35 theaters. The title floundered with a $17,682 gross, averaging $505.
Focus Features’ The Mustang had the weekend’s best PTA among the specialty openers last weekend.