“Portrait of a Lady on Fire” (Neon) had an aggressive second-week expansion, with results showing that while (of course) it’s no “Parasite,” it is doing far better than nearly all other recent subtitled releases. The range of responses to multiple new films is encouraging.
Emma. (Focus) Metacritic: 69
$230,000 in 4 theaters; PTA: $46,000
This is the top specialized opener so far this year, ahead of “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” in its initial four New York/Los Angeles theaters. It’s also the second PTA to see more than $40,000, and that’s two more