The Continent (film)

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The Continent
Continent 2014 film poster.jpg
Theatrical poster
Directed byHan Han
Written byHan Han
StarringFeng Shaofeng
Bolin Chen
Wallace Chung
Wang Luodan
Yuan Quan
Joe Chen
Release date
  • July 24, 2014 (2014-07-24)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryChina
LanguageMandarin
Box officeUS$101,080,000[1]

The Continent (simplified Chinese: 后会无期; traditional Chinese: 後會無期) is a 2014 Chinese road-trip comedy film written directed by Han Han.[2][3] The film was released on July 24, 2014.[4]

This movie was produced by Beijing Lorry Ltd, Hangzhou Guomai Media Ltd, and Bona Film Group Ltd. Han Han, a famous youth novelist in mainland China, served as both this movie's screenwriter and director. The film stars William Feng and Bolin Chen in the leading roles.

Production began on February 14, 2014 and wrapped on May 26, 2014. The production team scouted from five locations for filming, which included Shanghai, Xichang, Chifeng, Mount Putuo in Zhoushan, and Dongji Island. One of the leads, William Feng, was injured when the filming process was nearly finished. The film premiered in mainland China on July 24, 2014.

Synopsis[edit]

The movie follows three young men, without much life experience, who live on an island located in the East China Sea. The three hatch a plan to journey across the Chinese mainland, and along the way, documents their experiences before finally ending their journey that will decide their destinies.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Weekly box office 11/08/2014 - 17/08/2014". english.entgroup.cn. Archived from the original on 2014-10-13. Retrieved 2014-08-18.
  2. ^ "Continent lands at China box office". Film Business Asia. 2014-07-28. Retrieved 2014-07-28.
  3. ^ Kevin Ma (June 1, 2014). "Bona announces Q1 2014 results". Film Business Asia. Archived from the original on June 2, 2014. Retrieved June 1, 2014.
  4. ^ 王珞丹谈《后会无期》 “苏米有独特的三观”. Sohu (in Chinese). 2014-07-03. Retrieved 2014-07-03.

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