Adaption of Yan Geling's "A City Called Macao" hits Chinese screens

Jun. 14, 2019 16:54:00


Movie poster of "A City Called Macao"

By Yao Bing, Zhang Yunlong

"A City Called Macao," an adaptation of an eponymous novel by writer Yan Geling, hits Chinese cinemas Friday (June 14).

The domestic film directed by Li Shaohong tells stories of a heroine and three men, depicting colorful memories of the city of Macao and human nature.

The novel "A City Called Macao" (妈阁是座城) has recently been published by the People's Literature Publishing House.

Yan published her first novel in 1986 and ever since has produced a stream of novels, short stories, novellas, essays and scripts. Among her best-known novels in English are "The Banquet Bug" and "The Lost Daughter of Happiness."

Several of Yan's works have been adapted for films and television series. (BEIJING 2019-06-14 14:57:31)

Editor: Miao Hong


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