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UNIC in the News - European cinemas voice disappointment and dismay over Disney decision


On 12 October, UNIC published an official statement reaction to the decision by Walt Disney Studios to release Pixar’s ‘Soul’ directly onto their Disney+ streaming platform. Please find press coverage related to the statement below.

The Guardian - Cinemas 'shocked and dismayed' by Disney decision to launch Soul on streaming (UK)

Deadline - Euro Cinemas Rep Calls Out Disney For ‘Soul’ Switch To Streaming; Says Theater Operators Are “Shocked & Dismayed” (US)

Screen Daily - European cinemas “shocked and dismayed” by Disney ‘Soul’ withdrawal, says UNIC (UK)

Die Presse - Europas Kinos sind sauer auf Disney (Germany)

Politiken - Oprørte biografer til Disney: Det kan I ikke være bekendt (Denmark)

Variety - Disney’s ‘Soul’ Decision Upsets European Cinemas (US)

Lidovky.cz - Společnost Disney svou novinku nepošle do kin. Jejich provozovatelé si stěžují (Czech Republic)

Allo Ciné - Soul : la sortie du nouveau Pixar sur Disney+ est "une immense frustration" pour les salles de cinéma (France)

E-Duesse.it - UNIC, disappunto e shock per Soul in Streaming (Italy)

Dagens Nyheter - Europeiska biografer rasar mot beslut att släppa ”Soul” på Disney+ (Sweden)

La Vanguardia - Los cines europeos critican la decisión de Disney de no estrenar ‘Soul’ en la gran pantalla (Spain)

Kinomagasinet - Kinoene er «sjokkerte, skuffet og forferdet» over Disney (Norway)

VOI - Film Soul Tayang di Disney Plus, Jaringan Bioskop Eropa Marah (Indonesia)

Portal Exibidor - Exibidores Europeus Estão Desapontados Com a Disney (Brazil) 

Athens Voice - Soul: Γιατί η προβολή στο Disney Plus αναστάτωσε τα σινεμά (Greece)

Holland Film Nieuws - UNIC verbijsterd door besluit Disney (the Netherlands)

Le film français - "Soul" sur Disney+ : les salles européennes "choquées" et "consternées" par la décision de Disney (France)

Dubai One - Disney’s Decision on 'Soul' Disappoints European Cinemas (United Arab Emirates)

De Standaard - Europese cinema’s boos op Disney over ‘Soul’ (Belgium)

 


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