|China's bankable director Feng Xiaogang, best known for his comedy films, offers a tear-jerker this time about a family drama set after the 1976 Tangshan earthquake. "Aftershock" opens in China in IMAX on July 22, 2010. Distributors are in talks to bring the film to North America. [Synopsis] [About Feng Xiaogang]
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The blockbuster film, "Aftershock," which is the most successful film ever made in China, has been chosen to compete for the nomination at the 83rd Academy Awards next February.
|v Feng's 'Aftershock' Sets New Record|
Feng Xiaogang's "Aftershock" has taken just two weeks to become the most profitable Chinese-language film ever.
|v Quake Film Triggers Calls for Shake-up of Film Approval System|
As long as movies are officially approved for release in cinemas, they are supposed to be suitable for people of all ages to watch.
|v 'Aftershock' Continues Strong Box Office Sales|
Feng Xiaogang's latest film has raked in 400 million yuan (US$58.6 million) as of August 1.
|v 'Aftershock' beyond Expectation: Audiences|
Nearly half of the audiences of Chinese director Feng Xiaogang's earthquake film 'Aftershock' have recognized the film as "beyond expectations".
|v 'Aftershock' Earns US$ 15 million in 3 Days|
Chinese disaster film "Aftershock," by director Feng Xiaogang, has made more than 15 million U.S. dollars at the box office in three days since its opening.
|v "Aftershock" Moves Beijing to Tears|
The highly-anticipated Chinese earthquake film "Aftershock," directed by Feng Xiaogang, opened nationwide on Thursday, July 22, and it has moved Beijing audiences to tears.
|v Film "Aftershock" Opens to Public|
Chinese director Feng Xiaogang's latest film "Aftershock," based on the tragic Tangshan earthquake some 30 years ago, opened on July 22.
|v MV Released for "Aftershock" Theme Song|
A music video for the theme song of director Feng Xiaogang's tearjerker "Aftershock" was released.
|v "Aftershock" Premieres in Hong Kong|
The premiere of director Feng Xiaogang's latest film "Aftershock" was held in Hong Kong on Sunday, July 18th.
|v Repairing Wounded Souls|
Movie critic Liu Bangbang says Feng Xiaogang's IMAX disaster film "Aftershock" is not about showing off special effects.
|v Tangshan Watches "Aftershock" With Tears|
Director Feng Xiaogang brought his latest film "Aftershock" to Tangshan for the world premiere Monday.
Synopsis: July, 1976. Tangshan, China. Seven-year-old Fang Deng is enjoying a summer night with her parents, not knowing that in a few hours her father will be gone and her mother will make a decision that will haunt her life for the next 32 years. [More]
|Feng Xiaogang, born in 1958 in Beijing, is one of China's most bankable filmmakers. Feng is credited for popularizing the genre "he sui pian" (literally New Year Celebrations Films). [More]