3 films to rekindle cinematic love
from chinadaily. com. cn Updated: 2020-07-23 07: 00
The magic spell of motion pictures still works. After a months-long departure from cinema due to the covID-19 pandemic, Chinese filmgoers are eager to celebrate the charm of the big screen again.
On Monday, cinemas in low-risk areas started to reopen under CovID-19 prevention protocols
Here are 3 titles on top of the screening schedule.
A First farewell
Douban rating: 7.3
IMDb rating: 7.0
Set in the scenic Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region the story unfolds between a farm boy isa and his friend Kalbinur. Isa' s mother was deaf and mute from meningitis, depends on her son to look after her. Kalbinur, though a smart Uyghur girl at school, finds the Chinese language hard to master at the village school. That winter, Isa's father decides to send Isa's mother to a nursing home, and Kalbinur's family makes plans to leave the village. Isa reads a story called A First Farewell in school, and although he does not fully understand the idea of farewell, he will soon experience it himself The film won the asian Future best film award at Tokyo International Film Festival in 2018 and Crystal bear at the 2019 berlinale
Douban rating: 9.1
IMDb rating: 8.4
This Disney-Pixar production offers a heart warming comedy integrating fantasy, muSIc
family values and enchanting Mexican culture Miguel, a little boy from a family of shoemakers, dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the dead Tollowing a mysterious chain of events. Along the way. he meets charming trickster hector, and
together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family
history. First screened in 2018. Coco brought home two Oscars, including Best Animated Feature Film,
one Golden Globe and one BAFTA Award.
Douban rating: 5.6
IMDb rating: 5.6
Screening date: July 24
After his wife's death Doctor John dolittle (Iron Man"Robert Downey Jr ) decided to hide from the world with his beloved animals. But he has to take a journey to a mysterious island to find a healing tree, which is the only medicine that can help the dying Queen Victoria in Buckingham Palace.