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China breaking the Hollywood habit

Mainland movie industry no longer reliant on outside help

BEN HEUBL, Data Journalist | China

LONDON -- Mainland China's movie industry has long relied on help from elsewhere, but with several domestically produced movies cleaning up at the Chinese box office recently, the common model of coproductions may be on the way out.

A look at sales figures seems to confirm that mainland China's movie industry can do just as well on its own as it can with outside help -- if not even better.

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