Somewhere Only We Know (film)

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Somewhere Only We Know
Somewhere Only We Know poster.jpg
Directed by Xu Jinglei
Written by Wang Shuo
Xu Jinglei
Shi Qing
Wang Yun
Zhao Meng
Liang Qinger
Situ Pengli
Starring Kris Wu
Wang Likun
Xu Jinglei
Gordon Alexander
Cong Shan
Juck Zhang
Re Yizha
Cinematography Mark Lee Ping Bin
Production
company
Kaila Pictures Co Ltd
Release date
  • February 10, 2015 (2015-02-10)
Running time
109 minutes
Country China
Language Mandarin
English
Box office US$45.2 million[1]

Somewhere Only We Know (Chinese: 有一个地方只有我们知道; pinyin: Yǒu Yīgè Dìfāng Zhǐyǒu Wǒmen Zhīdào) is a 2015 Chinese romantic drama film directed by Xu Jinglei. Filming took place in Prague, Czech Republic.[2][3] The film was released on February 10,2015.[4][5]

Plot[edit]

Jin Tian (Wang Likun) is a young woman who recently got dumped by her fiance and lost her grandmother, Chen Lanxin (Xu Jinglei). Feeling heartbroken, she enrolls in a language course abroad and travels to Prague for a change of pace, the city where her grandmother once spent a couple years of her life. In her grandmother's belongings, she finds a letter from 1970, written by Josef Novak, her grandmother's past lover.

In Prague, Jin Tian meets Peng Zeyang (Kris Wu), a young single father who lives with his little daughter and bipolar mother. The two develop a mutual attraction during their journey searching for Josef Novak.

Cast[edit]

  • Kris Wu as Peng Zeyang
  • Wang Likun as Jin Tian
  • Xu Jinglei as Chen Lanxin
  • Gordon Alexander as Josef Novak
  • Cong Shan as Zeyang's Mom
  • Sophia Cai Shuya as Ni Ni, Zeyang's daughter
  • Juck Zhang as Luo Ji
  • Re Yizha as Shanshan

Production[edit]

Principal photography started on June 2014 in Prague and ended on August 2014.

Box office[edit]

In mainland China, the film grossed US$37.81 million in its first six days debuting at No. 1 at the box office.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Patrick Frater (March 2, 2015). "China Box Office: 'Man From Macau,' 'Wolf Totem' Hit Top in Second Holiday Week". Variety. Retrieved March 3, 2015.
  2. ^ Kevin Ma (26 June 2014). "Xu Jinglei begins production on Somewhere". Film Business Asia. Retrieved 26 June 2014.
  3. ^ Nancy Tartaglione (19 January 2015). "China Lion Sets 'Somewhere Only We Know' & 'Running Man' In U.S. – Video". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  4. ^ "有一个地方只有我们知道 徐静蕾票房目标两个亿". People's Daily. 10 February 2015. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  5. ^ "Kris stars in Xu Jinglei's new film: "Somewhere Only We Know"". Sina English. 24 June 2014.
  6. ^ Clifford Coonan (February 16, 2015). "China Box Office: Valentine's Day Lifts 'Somewhere Only We Know' Ahead of New Year Face-Off". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 16, 2015.

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