The Wandering Earth 2: China's Top Sci-fi Blockbuster Gets The Most Anticipated In Chinese New Year Season 2023
Did you watch the Chinese movie "Wandering Earth" theatrically debut in 2019? In the storytelling of four years ago, there were 10,000 "Earth engines" built for propelling the planet Earth out of the Solar system, which was called an innovated plan of "The Wandering Earth". Now the movie series was enlarged by a new sequel with almost three hours long, but offering better amazing special effects, richer plot and more dense details. Most Chinese thought the sequel has absolutely surpassed the predecessor in every aspect. Continue to the following story to know more about the new Chinese sci-fi movie.
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科幻片 kē huàn piān The science and fiction movie in the Chinese language, also known as the Sci-fi movie.
Related Chinese Words:
续集 xù jí The word sequel in the Chinese language.
硬科幻 yìng kē huàn Stands for the hard Science Fiction in Chinese.
"Wandering Earth 2": The Early 2023 Sci-fi Blockbuster From China
What is the "Wandering Earth"? And "Wandering Earth 2"?
If you have noticed the movie news from China, you should never miss a big Chinese film "The Wandering Earth" which is China's first big-budget Sci-fi movie released four years ago. Now in the early of New Year 2023, also known as the Chinese New Year of Rabbit 2023, comes the sequel but actually the Prequel Story 前传 (qián zhuàn) of the "Wandering Earth" series in China, "The Wandering Earth 2" (aka. The Wandering Earth II).
The latest "Wandering Earth II" is a true Chinese hard sci-fi movie, adapted from a medium-length science fiction work written by the notable Chinese science fiction author Liu Cixin, who got fame worldwide for his most famous series "The Three-Body Problem" that won the 2015 Hugo Award and also China's Galaxy Award, the latter as China's most prestigious literary science fiction honor.
As the most anticipated movie of 2023 Chinese New Year Season 春节档 (chūn jié dàng), "The Wandering Earth II" has already grossed over CNY ¥2.2 billion yuan (approximately USD $324 million) in the first seven days of the Chinese mainland market, according to the opening box office data on Wednesday, Jan 28th, 2023 at 00:00:00 (Beijing Time, UTC+8). Not only that, the movie also obtained the top-rated score and the highest recommendation on all China's popular movie rating and review platforms.
Still remember the earth that had been pushed away to escape out of the Solar System at the end of "Wandering Earth" in 2019? As being called the “Wandering Earth” project, it never to be known that wasn't the only act for self rescue by the human-beings, until the prequel story comes out this year. Debut on the first day of Chinese New Year 2023, the "Wandering Earth 2" gives us an account of the near future from 2044 to the next half century, in which the human are united together for better effective solutions to save the Earth from a Solar crisis, to the utmost preserve themselves as well as the human civilization.
The Wandering Earth 2 is a true hard science fiction adventure. Shedding the plot of single man to save the world, the movie makes a long display of an apocalyptic environment, where troubles and crisis ensue one after another on Earth. Although a new challenge and conflict always comes after a new crisis, it is undoubtable that, to the human beings, their responsibility, solidarity, courage and kindness are the extremely valuable things in the history of human civilization. All are the treasures that must be perpetuated even at the risk of leaping across the universe.
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