by XinHua Net — August 29, 2020
WELLINGTON, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) — Chinese war epic “The Eight Hundred” won applause from New Zealand moviegoers on Saturday. Professionals believed that the two countries have great potential for cooperation in film industry.
“The cinematography and visual effects were incredible real, ” said Linda Zhang, Co Chair of New Zealand Chinese Culture & Arts Association, who came here from China’s central Hubei province over 20 years ago.
“The dialect of Hubei, Sichuan, Guangzhou and Shanghai in the film replaced the traditional Mandarin, which made people feel friendly, especially the Hubei guys who stayed overseas like me.”
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