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Sony Classics to Release Zhang Yimou's Latest, 'Coming Home'

Photo of Nigel M Smith By Nigel M Smith | Indiewire February 18, 2014 at 5:52PM

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American, Latin American, Australian and New Zealand rights to Zhang Yimou's latest "Coming Home," starring Gong Li. This marks the company's whopping twelfth collaboration with Yimou (best known for "Hero" and "House of Flying Daggers"). "Coming Home" is currently in post-production.
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Gong Li in 'Raise the Red Lantern'

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired North American, Latin American, Australian and New Zealand rights to Zhang Yimou's latest "Coming Home," starring Gong Li. This marks the company's whopping twelfth collaboration with Zhang (known for "Hero," "Raise the Red Lantern," "House of Flying Daggers" and many others). "Coming Home" is currently in post-production.

Inspired by Yan Geling's "The Criminal Lu Yanshi," the film is a romance drama chronicling the journey of a Chinese dissident from the 1920s to the 1990s.

No release date has been announced as of yet.

This article is related to: Sony Classics, Sony Pictures Classic, Zhang Yimou, Acquisitions