Ten movies that got people talking in 2016

By Zhang Xingjian | chinadaily.com.cn | 2016-12-23 10:24
Ten movies that got people talking in 2016

A poster of the film Your Name [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

No.3 Your Name: 8.6

Japanese anime film, Your Name, has created a huge sensation in China. The movie also attains a high score of 8.6 points on Douban for its amazing drawing style, interesting and moving story plots, as well as provoking strong emotions among viewers.

Since its premier in China on December 2, Your Name, written and directed by Makoto Shinkai, has been a box-office smash, grossing 280 million yuan ($40.6 million) in just two days. Its first-day box office takings reached 30 million yuan, breaking the record previously held by Stand By Me, Doraemon for Japanese films screened in China.

The film tells a romantic love story between two young people. In addition to the ingenious storyline and widespread marketing activity, the magical imagery, known as Shinkai-style, has contributed much to the success of the film.

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