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Chinese dramas go abroad in 2015

By Huang Jin (People's Daily Online)    13:12, January 05, 2016

China's box office receipts hit a record high of more than 40 billion yuan ($6.25 billion) in 2015, an increase of more than 48 percent year-on-year, according to the country's film industry watchdog. At the same time, Chinese home-made TV series also achieved a success on ratings. These home-made dramas with different themes not only won the good reputation in China, but also went out of country and brought the sinomania in the world. They have opened the a window to the world to understand China.

Poster of Nirvana in Fire in Korean

Nirvana in Fire

During the great unrest of 4th-century China, war breaks out between the feudal Northern Wei and Southern Liang dynasties. General Lin Xie of Liang takes his only 17-year-old son, Lin Shu, into battle and successfully fights off the hostile Wei army. But when a political rival frames General Lin Xie, it causes the deaths of 70,000 Chiyan army soldiers. Lin Shu is able to escape with his life with the help of a loyal subordinate. Twelve years later, Lin Shu establishes the Jiangzuo Alliance and returns to the capital as the Chief Mei Changsu. When the Northern Wei forces mount another attack, to what lengths will Mei Changsu go to protect his own people? “Nirvana in Fire” is a drama series directed by Kong Sheng and Li Xue.

" Nirvana in Fire" has been broadcasted in the United States, South Korea, Singapore and Malaysia. It has also participated in the African Television Festival. " Nirvana in Fire " broadcasted in Korea in October 2015, has achieved a big success.


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