Feng Xiaogang’s ‘Only Cloud Knows’ Heads for North American Release (Exclusive)

Published on Nov 08, 2019

China Lion Film Distribution has acquired North American rights to Only Cloud Knows, from Emperor Motion Pictures. The film is a New Zealand- and China-set romance directed by China’s foremost commercial director Feng Xiaogang, with rights represented by Hong Kong’s Emperor Motion Pictures.

The firm will set a day-and-date release in the U.S. and Canada simultaneously with the mainland Chinese outing, on Dec. 20, at the beginning to the lucrative Christmas period. It will also be released in Australia & New Zealand, and serve as the China Lion’s primary Christmas holiday release.

Starring Huang Xuan and Yang Caiyu, reunited after their previous appearance in “Youth,” the Mandarin-language story revolves around a Chinese widower who returns to New Zealand after the death of his wife. There he discovers that she held secrets in her past. Retracing the journey of their courtship, he seeks to fulfill a dream she never had a chance to complete.

Read full article at: Variety - Film News

Author: Patrick Frater