Big fish

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Investors hoping for big returns from China’s volatile stock market should turn instead to China’s film industry, where Stephen Chow’s THE MERMAID has become the biggest box office hit in Chinese history, with more than $382 million USD since its release date of February 8th, beating the previous record holder, Raman Hui’s formidable MONSTER HUNT.

Likewise, multi-national corporations hoping for big returns from their foreign films should take note of the clear preference of Chinese audiences (and officials) for high-quality local content, in an industry which is truly undergoing revolutionary growth.

 

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