Chinese Art Movie ‘Long Day’s Journey’ Enjoys Stunning $38 Million Opening

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Director Bi Gan’s dreamy pseudo-noir “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” defied the odds stacked against art house fare at China’s commercial-leaning box office to take in a whopping $37.9 million on its opening day December 31. That beat even superhero bl…

Bi Gan’s Cannes Pic ‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’ Gets U.S. Deal Via Kino Lorber

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Kino Lorber has acquired North American rights to Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Chinese director Bi Gan’s new film that had its world premiere this year at the Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard section. The China-France co-productio…

Bi Gan’s ‘Journey’ to Open Taiwan’s Golden Horse Film Festival

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“Long Day’s Journey Into Night,” by rising star mainland Chinese director Bi Gan (“Kaili Blues”,) has been set as the opening film of the Golden Horse Film Festival in Taiwan. The festival runs through much of November and has its high point with the G…

Cannes Film Review: ‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’

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Tracking a lovelorn drifter’s return to his hometown of Kaili in Southwest China, emerging independent auteur Bi Gan’s sophomore feature “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” is one long pose featuring a virtuoso long take, though the film itself comes up sh…