My Old Classmate

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My Old Classmate
My Old Classmate poster.jpg
Directed by Frant Gwo
Produced by Gao Xiaosong[1]
Starring Zhou Dongyu
Lin Gengxin
Production
company
Skywheel Entertainment
Beijing Enlight Pictures
Release date
  • April 25, 2014 (2014-04-25)
Running time
98 minutes
Country China
Language Mandarin
Box office US$73,060,000[2]

My Old Classmate (Chinese: 同桌的妳) is a 2014 Chinese coming-of-age drama film directed by Frant Gwo[3] and starring Zhou Dongyu and Lin Gengxin.[4] It tells of the romance between two deskmates spanning across 20 years.[5] The film was released on April 25, 2014.[6][7][8]

Cast[edit]

Reception[edit]

The sleeper hit grossed $51.2 million in 10 days. It earned a total of US$73 million internationally.[9] Variety praised the film for its lack of artistic pretension and its clever use of truisms, which makes it stand out among other films of the same genre.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Teaser Trailer of 'My Old Classmate' Released". China Radio International. 2014-03-21. Retrieved 2014-04-21. 
  2. ^ "Weekly box office 19/05/2014 - 25/05/2014". english.entgroup.cn. Retrieved 2014-06-10. 
  3. ^ "Iceman frozen by Classmate at China B.O". Film Business Asia. Retrieved 2014-04-28. 
  4. ^ 《同桌的妳》首映 林更新周冬雨喝"交瓶酒". Tencent QQ (in Chinese). 2014-04-21. Retrieved 2014-04-21. 
  5. ^ "Chinese love story tops weekly box office". Sina. April 29, 2014. 
  6. ^ 同桌的妳》发"问候版"预告 4月25日上映. NetEase (in Chinese). 2014-04-09. Retrieved 2014-04-09. 
  7. ^ "Movie "My Old Classmate" to be released". Xinhua News Agency. 2014-04-10. Retrieved 2014-04-21. 
  8. ^ 《同桌的妳》首映 周冬雨曝林更新双脚奇臭. Phoenix Television (in Chinese). 2014-04-22. Retrieved 2014-04-21. 
  9. ^ Nancy Tartaglione and David Bloom (January 10, 2015). "'Transformers 4′ Tops 2014's 100 Highest-Grossing International Films – Chart". deadline.com. Retrieved January 10, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Film Review: 'My Old Classmate'". Variety.