NETFLIX ANNOUNCES US & THEM FROM FIRST TIME DIRECTOR, RENÉ LIU

NETFLIX ANNOUNCES US & THEM AVAILABLE ON THE SERVICE FROM FIRST TIME DIRECTOR, RENÉ LIU

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Singapore, May 8, 2018 - Netflix Inc., the world's leading internet entertainment service, announced today that Us & Them from award-winning actress and first time director, René Liu will be available on the service. Us & Them started its theatrical run in China and is currently at the top of the Chinese box office chart with close to 200 million USD in 10 days making first-time director René Liu the highest-grossing female director for Chinese language films. Netflix is bringing the film to its members in over 190 countries around the world soon.

"At Netflix we believe great stories transcend borders. We are always in search for great content that touches the audience’s hearts and we are thrilled to bring a beautiful film like Us & Them to the service.” said Rob Roy, Vice President, Content (Asia) at Netflix.

Us & Them started as a short story written by its multi-talented first time director René Liu, who decided to bring the story to live on screen, “We sincerely present my first film as a director to the world.” Producer Zhang Yi Bai said: “We strive to create a great film for audience and we are more than happy for the film will be available on Netflix, it is indeed the best way to reach every corner of the globe.”

Us & Them follows the love story of Lin Jianqing (Jing Boran) and Fang Xiaoxiao (Zhou Dongyu) spanning over ten years. The two first meet and fall in love on the train back home for Chinese New Year, struggle as a couple and eventually lead to breakup. Ten years later, they reunited on a flight home. The story resonates with many people and the film was a huge box office success in China. Us & Them has shattered the box office record for female directors in China.
About Netflix
Netflix is the world's leading internet entertainment service with 125 million members in over 190 countries enjoying more than 140 million hours of TV shows and movies per day, including original series, documentaries and feature films. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.

About René Liu

René Liu is a singer-songwriter, actress and writer. She has also had a remarkable acting career, having won numerous awards throughout Asia including Best Actress twice at the Asia-Pacific Film Festival. Us & Them marks the directorial debut for René Liu.

NETFLIX 宣佈華語電影《後來的我們》將全球上線

劉若英自編自導處女作 全世界都看得到

全球首屈一指的網路娛樂領導品牌 Netflix Inc. 今天宣佈劉若英執導的第一部作品《後來的我們》即將於全球190個國家或地區Netflix平台上線。《後來的我們》由張一白監製,劉若英自編自導,井柏然、周冬雨、田壯壯主演,在大陸上映10天票房大破56億台幣,成為最賣座的華語電影女導演作品。屆時,全球觀眾將可以在Netflix平台上同步看見這部優質華語電影。

「Netflix秉持著提供給觀眾最好的電影和影集的初衷,希望這部電影可以感動所有的觀眾,因此Netflix非常興奮這次能夠取得《後來的我們》播映版權。」Netflix 國際內容採購副總裁羅伯洛伊表示。

《後來的我們》由劉若英執導,目前已經在大陸票房傳出捷報驚破56億台幣,不僅打破華語愛情電影的影史紀錄之外,現在這部電影更將躍上國際舞台,讓全世界的觀眾都可以欣賞到這部感動人心的愛情電影!劉若英表示:「我們用誠心拍了我的第一部電影,希望更多人看到。」而監製張一白則說:「我們努力創作的優質電影透過Netflix平台上的播映,希望全世界任何角落的觀眾都能看得到!」

電影《後來的我們》故事敘述林見清(井柏然飾)和方小曉(周冬雨飾)跨越十年甜蜜又虐心的愛情故事,兩人偶遇在返鄉的火車上,相戀、相知、相惜,之後又經歷分手、各奔東西的傷痛;十年後,兩人重逢,過往的甜蜜又再一次湧上心頭,一段為期十年的情感歷程也起伏不斷,引來所有觀眾的含淚力讚。

《後來的我們》由張一白監製、劉若英執導,井柏然、周冬雨和田壯壯主演,幕後製作團隊更是齊聚金獎陣容,包括攝影指導李屏賓;編劇袁媛、何昕明、潘彧、安巍、劉若英;美術指導翟韜;聲音指導杜篤之、吳書瑤;造型指導吳里璐;原創音樂陳建騏;剪輯指導廖慶松、孔勁蕾。電影主題曲也找來陳奕迅及田馥甄擔綱主唱成功創下不少話題。


關於 Netflix

Netflix 是全球首屈一指的網路娛樂服務事業,在逾 190 個國家與地區擁有 1.25 億名會員,每天觀賞總計超過 1.4 億小時的節目與電影,內容包括 Netflix 原創影集、紀錄片與劇情長片等。會員可以透過幾乎任何配備上網功能的裝置,隨時隨地不限時數盡情觀賞,亦可輕鬆播放、暫停與接續播放,享受無廣告及無合約拘束的娛樂體驗。

關於劉若英

為知名演員、詞曲創作人、歌手、作家。她是拿過各項電影演技類獎項的女演員,於各地都曾鍍金,在電影、電視、舞台劇三種戲劇類領域都得過最佳女主角獎,並曾經應邀擔任第60屆威尼斯國際電影節「逆流而上」單元評審及台北電影獎、金馬獎的評審委員。現在更是導演、編劇。2018年推出導演處女作《後來的我們》2017年憑《易副官》獲得優良電影劇本獎的“特優劇本獎”。得獎紀錄摘要:2004年主演劇情片《天下無賊》獲得了第28屆百花獎最佳女主角、第10屆金紫荊獎最佳女主角;2002年出演驚悚懸疑片《雙瞳》,獲得第22屆香港電影金像獎最佳女配角;1998年憑電影《徵婚啟事》橫掃第35屆金馬獎評審團特別大獎、第1屆台北國際電影節年度最佳演員及第44屆亞太影展最佳女主角;1997年以電影《美麗在唱歌》獲東京國際影展最佳女主角;1995年以電影《少女小漁》獲第40屆亞太影展最佳女主角等。


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Netflix公關

余慧瑜

Tel: +65 9391 4024
kyu@netflix.com

甲上娛樂

葉玉華 Eva Yeh

Tel: +886 2552-1502

Fax: +886 2555-4719

Cell: +886 988-164-618

evayeh@applause.com.tw

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May 9, 2018 4:35pm ET by Netflix  

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