"Namiya," a film based on Keigo Higashino's novel, to hit cinemas Friday

The heartwarming film by Han Jie is a Chinese remake of the Japanese film "The Miracles of the Namiya General Store." It depicts the pain and confusion of ordinary urban people.
Ti Gong

The poster for "Namiya."

"Namiya," a film based on famous Japanese writer Keigo Higashino's novel, "Grief Grocery Store," will hit cinemas across China this Friday.

The heartwarming film by Han Jie, a Chinese remake of the Japanese film "The Miracles of the Namiya General Store,” is set in a general store which becomes a time portal. 

The film stars Hong Kong actor Jackie Chan, mainland actor Dong Zijian and heartthrob Wang Junkai. 

On Christmas Eve, special screenings all over the country attracted more than 300,000 viewers, many of whom were young people impressed by the the pain and confusion of ordinary urban people.

Director Han Jie said the film is composed of several stories offering an insight into the anxiety of today's young people.


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