Trending C-Film “Lighting Up the Stars” Sparked China's Summer Movie Season in Advance
A new low-budget Chinese film "Lighting Up the Stars" surprisingly becomes 2022's first box-office dark horse after the debut in the end of June, which has caused a sensation and sparked the Chinese summer movie season 2022 ahead. Continue the story below to know more about this new hot chinese film in summer 2022.
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星星 xīng xing The star in Chinese.
殡葬师 bìn zàng shī The Chinese term to call the man who is holding the job and career as a traditional Chinese mortician, or known as the Chinese funeral director.
2022 New Darkhorse Film in China "Lighting Up the Stars"
The film "Lighting up the Stars", titled in Chinese as 《人生大事》 (rén shēng dà shì) which means life's important matter, is the new Chinese film premiered on Friday, June 24, 2022 at 18:00 (Beijing Time, UTC+8), with a low budget less than 60 million CNY.
影片《人生大事》，英文译名为“Lighting up the Stars”，是一部成本不足 6000 万，于 2022 年 6 月 24 日 晚 6 点在中国大陆地区首映的低成本制作的中国电影。
Title: Lighting Up the Stars (aka. Ren Sheng Da Shi, Funeral Family )
Tag: Feature, Family, Mortician/Funeral Director
Release Date: 2022-06-24 (Chinese Mainland)
上映日期：2022 年 06 月 24 日 (中国大陆地区)
Origin: Chinese Film
Language: Wuhanese Dialect, Sichuanese Dialect and Standard Chinese (Mandarin)
Blu-ray Release: 2022-11-22 (North America)
蓝光发行：2022 年 11 月 22 日 (北美地区)
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Opening with the special career and routine work of a traditional Chinese mortician Mo (starring by Zhu Yilong, one of China's most popular young actors), the film "Lighting up the Stars" follows Mo who was just freed from a short sentence in jail, occasionally met a little orphan girl (starring by Yang Enyou, a Chinese Child Star) who had just lost her grandma. By the further acquaintance and contacting with the little girl, Mo was forced to re-think about his career, the attitude to his families and the rest of his life by living with the little girl.
The Latest Box-Office and Achievement of The Chinese Film
The film "Lighting Up the Stars", originally planned the early April release, which is China's short-festival period of Tomb-Sweeping Day and in tune with the funeral-business-related subject of the film, however, had to postpone the screening schedule to the three months later in Mainland China due to the resurgence of sporadic COVID-19 cases in some big cities. But such a postponed release surprisingly promoted the film to be the 2022 first box-office dark horse in China.
电影《人生大事》本应于四月初中国的清明节期间上映，原定档期正好贴合影片的殡葬主题，却由于局部地区疫情反复而不得不推迟三个月才在中国大陆地区上映。但也正是这次延映促成该影片成为了 2022 年中国的首部票房黑马。
As of the 34th release day, the film has earned 1.6 billion yuan (approx. $2.37 billion dollars) in China box office, attracted almost 40 million Chinese audience to go to the theatre, according to China's popular and professional ticket-booking and film data platform.
截至上映的第 34 天，电影《人生大事》已在中国大陆地区创造 16 亿元 （约$2.37亿美金）的票房成绩，累计观影人次近 4000 万人。
Rely on a cumulative of high box-office earnings, and a high score fixed stuck on a range of 9.5 to 9.7 (opening score) rated by the most movie ticket buyers, the film "Lighting up the Stars" has broken several Chinese film records such as being the highest grossed family film and the champion of the most audiences in Mainland China market. Not only that, it also stepped into the top 30 of all-time highest-grossing China films ranking chart, standing out by its rare low-budget-but-high-earnings achievement as the 2022 big dark horse in China.
What's New: The Blu-ray Disc of Lighting Up the Stars
No matter you have watched this film in the theatre or through the online steaming platform, it is still nice to have a Blu-ray Disc for personal collection and home enjoyment. If you are interested in the Blu-ray of 2022 China's dark-horse film "Lighting Up the Stars", you can take a look on Amazon's Blu-ray Movie page to get one. Here it goes:
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