Actress Song Hye Kyo‘s latest Chinese film “The Crossing” has topped the Chinese box office with flying numbers.
On December 2 when the movie was released, “The Crossing” cat at number one at the box office by a landslide, making up 58% of total ticket sales. On its opening day alone, the film made approximately 30 million yuan (approx $4.9 million USD).
“The Crossing” is an epic historical film that tells the tragic love stories of three couples who flee China to Taiwan during the Chinese Revolution in 1949, on steamer ship “Taiping” which ultimately sinks with 1500 casualties. The film is being hailed as the Chinese “Titanic.”
“The Crossing” is directed by famed director John Woo, who is known for his Chinese and Hollywood action movies. The film also stars Zhang Ziyi, Huang Xiao Ming, and Takeshi Kaneshiro.