Growing Pains for China’s Booming Film Industry

Growing Pains for China’s Booming Film Industry
Sean Leow
  • 29 february 2008

The cover of this month’s Sanlian Life Week reads: “3,527 screens worth 5.1 billion RMB, China Cinema Recovers Lost Ground.” With growing flexibility on content and a growing base of moviegoers, annual revenue for domestic films has been increasing 25% for the past five years. However,’s translation of interviews from directors and industry professionals reveals disagreement on the quality and future of cinema in China.

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