China-France Film Festival opened by 'Finding Mr. Right II'
The opening ceremony of the 7th China-France Film Festival [Photo: sina.com.cn]
The 7th China-France Film Festival on Monday opened on Champs Elysees.
Directed by Xue Xiaolu, 'Finding Mr. Right II' served as the opening movie. Xue and the leading actor Wu Xiubo attended the ceremony together with French super star Juliette Binoche and director Claude Lelouch.
Another selected 10 Chinese films, including 'Call of Heroes', 'Chongqing Hot Pot', and 'Crosscurrent' are also going to be screened in Paris, Strasboug, Lyon, Marseilles, Cannes and other French cities during the festival.
All films are highly rated on the Chinese market.
According to CCTV, Yan Zhenquan, director of the China Cultural Center in Paris, said the event has gradually becoming recognizable locally.
"The China-France Film Festival has been a really popular project in France. More and more French learn about quickly changing China via films."
The event runs from May 15th to June 27th.