It’s Raining Films This Festive Season

From CRIENGLISH.com via Xinhua:

Christmas and New Year are over but the biggest celebration of them all, Spring Festival, is still awaited. And so are the gifts, especially for cinema-goers.

Film buffs have been lavished with John Woo‘s war epic, “Red Cliff”, Chen Kaige‘s biopic on Peking Opera master Mei Lanfang, “Forever Enthralled”, Feng Xiaogang‘s romantic tale, “If You Are the One”, and rising director Ning Hao‘s black comedy, “Silver Medalist”.

… “Chinese people are good at saving money, but they really loosen their purse strings during festivals. Many businesses book tickets in bulk, inviting their employees to a film as a bonus at the end of every year,” says Huang Qunfei, general manager of Beijing-based theater chain New Film Association Company.

Below is the trailer of Mei Lanfang:

January 11, 2009 6:58 PM
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