Flying Swords of Dragon Gate First Chinese-Language Film to Release in Imax 3D Format

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Tue, 08/30/2011 - 20:00 -- Nick Dager

Imax Corporation and Bona Film Group a leading film distributor in China have announced that Flying Swords of Dragon Gate: An Imax 3D Experience is the first Chinese-language production to be released in Imax 3D. The film reunites renowned director Tsui Hark with his Once Upon a Time in China leading man Jet Li and also stars Zhou Xun Aloys Chen Kun Li Yuchun and Kwai Lun-Mei. Flying Swords of Dragon Gate will be the third Chinese-language film to be released in the Imax format. As Imax 's fastest-growing international market with 48 theatres currently in operation and 129 in backlog China is home to some of the Company's highest-grossing theatres in the world. Imax motion picture technologies have revolutionized the moviegoing experience and together we are making history by presenting Flying Swords of Dragon Gate in the immersive IMAX 3D format says Dong Yu founder chairman and CEO of Bona Film Group the producer and distributor of the film. We are pleased to join forces with Imax and offer audiences the opportunity to be transported into Tsui Hark's epic martial arts tale. As the first-ever Chinese martial-arts film to be presented in 3D we're extremely proud to partner with Bona Films to deliver Flying Swords of Dragon Gate in Imax 3D says Greg Foster Imax chairman and president of filmed entertainment. Chinese moviegoers crave more local films presented in Imax and as our network expansion in China continues we look forward to meeting this growing consumer demand. Bona Film Group Limited