Tuesday, March 21, 5:00pm
Student Union Movie Theater, UNC Charlotte Main Campus
Director Stephen Chow
China, 2016, 94 min.
China, Mandarin with English subtitles
Sponsored by the UNCC Chinese Club with the support of a Student Union Movie Theater Grant
Introduction by Amanda (Aihua) Zhou, Lecturer of Chinese, UNC Charlotte. Discussion will follow screening.
In The Mermaid, the sea creatures are threatened by a rich developer, Li Xuan. So they send the beautiful Shan, a mermaid, who can walk on land, to kill him. But the two of them fall in love and change their plans.
Soon after its release in February 2016, The Mermaid became the best-selling film in the history of Chinese cinema.