Gallery: China’s Struggling Cinemas Get Box Office Boost From Holiday
Oct. 9, 2020
Moviegoers watch the animated film “Legend of Deification” on Oct. 1 in Taiyuan, North China’s Shanxi province. The film about a mythological figure took in over 1.32 billion yuan ($196.3 million) at the domestic box office as of Wednesday. Photo: Zhang Yun/China News Service
Moviegoers sit in a cinema Thursday in Taiyuan. China’s box office in the first seven days of the National Day holiday reached 3.69 billion yuan, according to the National Film Special Fund Office. Photo: Zhang Yun/China News Service
Filmgoers walk past a poster for the biographical sports movie “Leap” on Oct. 2 at a cinema in Yichang, Central China’s Hubei province.
A customer takes a photo of her movie ticket in front of a poster for the patriotic film “My People, My Homeland” on Oct. 1 in Shanghai.
A customer checks the showtimes for “My People, My Homeland” at a cinema in Shenyang, Northeast China’s Liaoning province.
Moviegoers gather on Monday in a cinema lobby, where posters for films released during the National Day holiday hang from the ceiling.