‘Operation Red Sea’ Floated as Hong Kong’s Oscar Contender

Variety | 9/23/2018 | Patrick Frater
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“Operation Red Sea,” the most successful film of the year at the mainland Chinese box office, has been selected by Hong Kong as its contender in the foreign-language Oscars category.

The selection was made by the Federation of Motion Film Producers of Hong and announced on Monday.

Propaganda - Film - Chinese - Hostage - Country

A violent propaganda film in which the Chinese navy is mobilized to save a Chinese national held hostage in an unspecified African country, the film was directed on a $70 million budget by Hong Kong’s Dante Lam, credited on the picture as Lin Chaoxin.

The film was the come from behind hit of the crowded Chinese New...
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