Cinemas in decline

CINEMA AUDIENCES in Portugal are declining. The country’s picture houses attracted 5,169,304 visitors in the first four months of 2007, a fall, on average, of 1,063 cinemagoers per day compared to the same period in 2006.

The data has been released by the Instituto do Cinema, Audiovisual e Multimédia (ICAM).

In April, 1,431,061 people visited cinemas in Portugal, 334,626 less than in the same month in 2006.

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