Alfonso Cuaron’s masterpiece is heading to the Middle Kingdom…
The film is going out on the Nationwide Alliance of Arthouse Cinemas network, which includes approximately 3,897 screens.
It’s not yet clear how many screens Romawill access, but the Middle Kingdom release could effectively be the widest play the film will have had theatrically.
Romahits Chinese cinemas the same day as Warner Bros.’ Detective Pikachuand amid the ongoing run of Avengers: Endgame.
Cuaron’s highly personal black-and-white love letter to the women who raised him currently has an 8.1 on Chinese reviews aggregator Douban.
Cuaron has history with wide audiences in the market where Gravitygrossed $71M back in 2013.
Produced by Esperanto Fillmoj and Participant Media, Romawon Oscars for Best Director, Best Cinematography and Best Foreign Language Film. It was released in the rest of the world by Netflix, becoming available on the platform on December 14 after a theatrical release that began on November 21 in the U.S and Mexico, as well as expanding to other cinemas in over 40 countries.
It is still playing theatrically in nine countries including Japan and Italy.