Jue Huang and Wei Tang in Bi Gan’s Long Day's Journey Into Night. Critics called it challenging, while one of many angry film-goers said it was “a total bomb”.
Jue Huang and Wei Tang in Bi Gan’s Long Day's Journey Into Night. Critics called it challenging, while one of many angry film-goers said it was “a total bomb”.

Chinese art house film becomes box office hit … after cinema-goers mistake it for romcom

  • Critics called Chinese director Bi Gan’s A Long Day’s Journey Into Night challenging and ambitious. Marketers pitched it as the perfect first-date film
  • Languorous feature took US$38 million on opening night, but viewers felt cheated and victims of cultural snobbery. The backlash was swift

Jue Huang and Wei Tang in Bi Gan’s Long Day's Journey Into Night. Critics called it challenging, while one of many angry film-goers said it was “a total bomb”.
Jue Huang and Wei Tang in Bi Gan’s Long Day's Journey Into Night. Critics called it challenging, while one of many angry film-goers said it was “a total bomb”.
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