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The coronavirus outbreak has also pulled the plug on China's busiest moviegoing weekend of the year, as all new releases have been cancelled.
Varietyreports that "within hours of each other on Thursday, the production teams for the film each put out statements on their official Weibo accounts that they had decided to pull out for public health reasons. The messages all spoke of a sense of collective duty to work together to fight the virus, apologized to cinemas, and invariably thanked the 'frontline health workers.'"
In the meantime, we can watch Apple's Spring Festival short film 《女儿》, released January 12, which was shot on an iPhone11 Pro. The story follows three generations of Chinese women at Chinese New Year.
Major Chinese movie releases that were cancelled include:
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