White Snake: White Snake is a 2019 Chinese computer animation fantasy film.The film was inspired by the traditional Chinese fable Legend of the White Snake, serving as a prequel to the original story, and was released in China on January 11, 2019. this movie Directed by Amp Wong & Ji Zhao. This animated feature film from China’s Light Chaser Animation and Warner Brothers will be released this autumn on 15 November theatrically in select U.S. theaters in English-language version. GKIDS, a distributor known for releasing Studio Ghibli pictures in North America, is distributing it. GKIDS has chosen its first debut Chinese animated film, White Snake, a spectacular fantasy epic based on an ancient Chinese story. Following the film’s resounding success at the Chinese box office this year, GKIDS has set a White Snake US release date. Similar to China’s recent box office hit Ne Zha, White Snake is also a well known character from a famous Chinese folk tale.White Snake marks the first Chinese animated film acquired by GKIDS, which is best known for distributing Oscar-nominated fare like My Life as a Zucchini and The Breadwinner, and beloved international animated films, including the works of Studio Ghibli and the 2017 sensation Your Name.
White Snake was first released in China this January and has since grossed RMB451.4 million (US$63.76 M), according to Chinese online ticketing platform Maoyan. Compared to Ne Zha’s RMB4.89 billion (US$690 M) box office earnings, White Snake‘s box office seems less impressive, but it is still one of the best performing domestic animated films. In addition to its box office success, White Snake was also well received critically. The film was selected into the competition section of the 2019 Annecy International Animation Film Festival and had its North American premiere at the New York Asian Film Festival. It was also screened at this year’s Fantasia international Film Festival recently and will soon be screened in Vienna at the /slash Film Festival and then in London at the BFI London Film Festival.
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The film is loosely based on the classic Chinese fable, The Legend of the White Snake. the movie is about two sisters, blanca and verta snake demons. One day a young woman named Blanca is saved by Xuan, a snake catcher from a nearby village.Blanca who has lost her memory, she try to searches for her identity with the help of Xuan. they go together on a journey to discover her real identity. they develope deeper love feelings for one another along the way. the film’s plot, takes place a 500 years ago . As their quest deepens, they uncover a darker plot of supernatural forces, so that the fate of the world hanging in the balance. White Snake is conceived as a prequel of sorts to the ancient Chinese myth, which is a fascinating tale of a forbidden romance that prevails against the laws of nature. White Snake presents a sumptuous tale of trickster demons, deadly mythical beasts, assassins, wuxia action, and the promise of eternal love.
- Zhang Zhe as Blanca
- Yang Tianxiang as Ah Xuan
- Tang Xiaoxi as Verta