courtesy of takungpao.com
Director Jiang Wen's four film LET THE BULLETS FLY after over a month in release in the Mainland has reached 660 million RMB, after a week in release it already was near 7 million in Hong Kong with raves galore. Yesterday Jiang Wen led lead actor Ge You and other creators to pay a Lunar New Year visit in Beijing. Executive producer Ma Ke revealed that with the joint support of cinema circuits, the media and viewers, LET already broke 18 million viewers and created the new Chinese box office record of 660 million RMB. Chinese film will officially enter the 700 million age. Jiang Wen with the film played the perfect "Return of the King", as THE SUN ALSO RISES again reached the top of the box office.
Winning at the box office and word of mouth, LET since its December 25 release broke 100 million in two and a half days, 200 million in five days, its 60 million was a single day highest box office record. A month after its release it successfully withstood THE CHRONICLE OF NARNIA: THE VOYAGE OF THE DAWN TREADER and TRON: LEGACY's attacks. After nearly 40 days in release it remained hot at the movies. Jiang Wen and Ge You met and interacted with viewers at the visit. Ge You publicly thanked viewers and the media and said that they were the real bosses of the film. Viewers liked their characters in the film and humorously wished them a happy union. This film caught viewers from age 18 to 80, an 18 year old "Panda" who came from Chengdu to support the film said that he saw the film 11 times in a row and even emotionally said that film rid her generation gap with her parents. She continued, "I didn't watch too many details in detail so I went to see it twice. I discovered that this was a movie that was 'better watching with others than alone', so I brought my parents to watch its once. Then I brought different friends to watch it many time. Only I went I counted tickets did I realize I have seen it so many times."