China Lion to Release Andy Lau's 'Lost and Love' in North America, Australia

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The movie will open day-and-date with mainland China later this month.

China Lion has bought the rights for Lost and Love, written and directed by popular novelist Peng Sanyuan and starring Hong Kong actor Andy Lau, from IM Global for Australia, New Zealand and North America, and will release the film later this month.

The film will open on March 19 in Australia and New Zealand and on March 20 in the U.S. and Canada. It will be a day-and-date release, allowing audiences in both parts of the world to experience the film in the same weekend as mainland Chinese audiences.

East West Bank will be the official sponsor of the North America release. The film tells a true story from the Hubei province of China about a father’s search for his long-lost son after a suspected child abduction. After losing his two-year-old son, Lei, he begins a 14-year-long quest in search of his missing child.

The film also stars Jing Boran, who co-starred in Rise of the Legend, The Guillotines and Love in Space, and features special appearances by Sandra Ng and Tony Leung Ka-fai.

The film is produced by Wang Zhonglei, Chan Pui-wah and Zhang Dajun and by Huayi Bros., Beijing Yuanhesheng Entertainment, Chongqing Film Group, Xiamen Navigation Media and Good Friends Entertainment.