a resounding comeback after the end of “zero COVID” l KBS WORLD
The Chinese film industry fully welcomes the lifting of the “zero COVID” policy. According to a report established on January 27, the box office of the Middle Kingdom exceeded that of Hollywood with more than 740 million dollars in revenue, reported the public press, Global Times.
“Full River Red” and “The Wandering Earth II”, these two patriotic blockbusters are indeed the lever of success, released on the occasion of the Lunar New Year celebration.
Directed by Zhang Yimou, the historical drama, “Full River Red”, evoking the patriotic spirit of General Yue Fei, weighed nearly 40% of the total box office. While “The Wandering Earth II,” which depicts a story of a Chinese astronaut trying to save the Earth, grossed $270 million, according to the daily.