Beijing- September 18, 2018 - IMAX China Holding, Inc. (HKSE:1970) today announced that the Hong Kong action film Project Gutenberg will be digitally remastered and released in IMAX® theatres across China on September 30. The film is co-produced by Shanghai Bona Culture and Media Company Limited, Emperor Film Production Company Limited, Shanghai Alibaba Pictures Co., Ltd., Huaxia Film Distribution Co., Ltd., Bona Film Group Company Limited, Zhujiang Film & Media Corporation Limited, Beijing Guo Ying Zong Heng Film Distribution Co., Ltd., Bona Entertainment Company Limited, and A Really Happy Film (Beijing) Co., Ltd. An exclusive IMAX poster was released as part of today’s announcement.
The film is directed by famous Hong Kong director Felix Chong, and its leading actors/actresses include Yun-Fat Chow, Aaron Kwok, Jingchu Zhang and Wenjuan Feng. It tells a story about the head of a criminal gang, with the alias “Painter” (acted by Yun-Fat Chow), obtained a new technology of producing counterfeit money and got tracked by the police. Li Wen (acted by Aaron Kwok), a painting expert, decoded the key clue of the case and revealed the unexpected true identity of “Painter.”
The IMAX release of Project Gutenberg will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX's customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio, create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.