Poster of the animated movie Ne Zha
"Ne Zha" was hailed as a new pacesetter on domestic animated film market as the fantasy film scored 87.5 points out of 100 on a satisfaction survey.
BEIJING, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- "Ne Zha," China's top-grossing animated film with a total box office of 2.5 billion yuan (354 million U.S. dollars) as of Monday, has led an audience satisfaction survey for domestic films screened during the summer break of 2019, according to the China Film Archive.
Earning 87.5 points out of 100, the fantasy film became the champion for audience satisfaction out of all 26 domestic animated films ever surveyed and came fourth place out of all Chinese films on the survey records, the archive said.
Based on a Chinese fairy tale, "Ne Zha" tells of the birth and growing up of Nezha, who was born a devil but strived to change his own destiny and became a hero.
"The film reconstructs the classic story from a modern perspective, which is highly praised by the audience," said a statement by the archive.
The archive hailed "Ne Zha" as a new pacesetter on domestic animated film market and a first highlight of the ongoing summer break.