With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013
With Dada Chen at NYAFF 2013

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Chinese hit comedy THE MERMAID coming to home video on July 5th

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
The Mermaid
Directed by Stephen Chow
China, 2016, 94 minutes

From visionary director Stephen Chow (Kung Fu Hustle) comes the comedic action phenomenon The Mermaid , debuting on Blu-ray and DVD July 5 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. China’s highest grossing film of all time made a splash domestically, scoring the biggest U.S. opening day and weekend box office ever by a limited release Chinese-language film.

This unique tale follows a beautiful mermaid (newcomer Jelly Lin) who falls for a greedy developer (Deng Chao, Detective Dee: Mystery of the Phantom Flame) who threatens her species’ ecosystem. The unique action romance also stars Show Lo (Journey to the West), Yuqi Zhang (Lost in the Pacific) and Pierre Bourdaud (Chinese Zodiac).

From Stephen Chow, director of Kung Fu Hustle, comes The Mermaid : the comedic action- filled phenomenon that has become China’s biggest film of all time! When greedy real estate tycoon, Liu Xian (Deng Chao), buys up a pristine coastal enclave known as Green Gulf, he plans to turn it into the hottest property on the market. But Green Gulf harbors a secret: it’s home to the last surviving mermaids, and they are done playing nice. Their plan: send the beautiful Shan (Jelly Lin) to seduce Liu and stop the destruction of their beloved oceans. But when their plan goes belly-up, neither humans nor mermaids are willing to back down, and a final, fatal frenzy becomes inevitable.

Blu-ray, DVD & Digital Extras* Include:
-- “The Making of The Mermaid
-- “The Mermaid: Behind the Scenes”
-- Invincible Music Video

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