The Wandering Earth’s massive results on the mainland and humanist message led to hopes that the film would break mainland cinema’s losing streak in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters

The Wandering Earth’s lack of success in Hong Kong cannot be attributed to its quality

  • The film opened in Hong Kong too long after its mainland release, had Hollywood offerings to compete with and did not appeal thematically to local audiences
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The Wandering Earth’s massive results on the mainland and humanist message led to hopes that the film would break mainland cinema’s losing streak in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters
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