Popular Chinese film snapped up by Netflix

movie & TV May 14, 2018 10:00

By The Nation

Hit Chinese movie “Us & Them” will be finding its way into homes all over the world soon, as Netflix brings the film by award-winning actress and first-time director Rene Liu to its service.



“Us & Them” started its theatrical run in China and is currently at the top of the Chinese box office chart having taken close to US$200 in just 10 days.

“At Netflix we believe great stories transcend borders. We are always in search for great content that touches the audience’s hearts and we are thrilled to bring a beautiful film like ‘Us & Them’ to the service.” says Rob Roy, Vice President, Content (Asia) at Netflix.

“Us & Them” started as a short story written by its Liu, who decided to bring the story to live on screen, 

“Us & Them” follows the story of Lin Jianqing (Jing Boran) and Fang Xiaoxiao (Zhou Dongyu) spanning 10 years. The two first meet and fall in love on the train back home for Chinese New Year, struggle as a couple and eventually lead to break up.  Ten years later, they reunited on a flight home.