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Huang jin shi dai (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $99,872Details
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The film traces the life of Xiao Hong, one of China's most famous essayist and novelist, reflecting the progressive thinking not frequently seen during the time period. Set in 1930s China, the film uses personal accounts and the author's own writings in piecing together a turbulent life in a turbulent time.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
63% - Fresh
62% - Upright

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 17th, 2014 (Limited) by China Lion Film Distribution, released as The Golden Era
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 178 minutes
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Keywords: Biography, Writing and Writers, Philosopher, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release, 1930s, Romance
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Stellar Megamedia
Production Countries: China,
Hong Kong

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,881 $1,157 Nov 7, 2014 24
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,596 $16,500 Oct 24, 2014 10


   Xiao Jun
Wen Ya Zhu    Duanmu Hongliang
Zhiwen Wang    Lu Xun
Xuan Huang    Luo Binji
Lei Hao    Ding Lin
Yuan Quan    Mei Zhi
Qianyuan Wang    Nie Gannu
Yuan Tian    Bai Lang
Jiali Ding    Xu Guangping
Yi Zhang    Jiang Xijin

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Li Qiang
Producer    Qin Hong
Executive Producer    Li Qiang
Executive Producer    Yuan Mei
Production Designer    Zhao Hai
Editor    Manda Wai
Composer    Eli Marshall
Director of Photography    Wang Yu

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/10/24 64 $16,500   11 $1,500   $87,700 10
2014/11/07 95 $1,157   2 $579   $99,872 24

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