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The Child in Time Heads to China


STUDIOCANAL has licensed the drama feature The Child in Time to Vision Film Entertainment for theatrical distribution in China.

Vision Film will retain all rights for the 90-minute drama in China. Adapted from Ian McEwan’s novel and produced by Pinewood Television and SunnyMarch TV for BBC One in the U.K. and Masterpiece in the U.S., The Child in Time stars Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock).

Beatriz Campos, head of international sales at STUDIOCANAL, said, “It is gratifying to see this incredibly beautiful drama make its debut in China, where Benedict is extremely popular. I am thrilled that the sale heralds STUDIOCANAL’s first deal in China and we very much look forward to extending our relationship with Vision Film Entertainment with further licensing deals for our extensive catalog of high-end television and theatrical films.”

Ricky Qi of Vision Film added, “The Child in Time is an amazing piece of drama with a real cinematic look and feel. The performances of the entire cast, in particular, that of Benedict Cumberbatch, are breathtaking. We are delighted to bring this exceptional story to cinema audiences throughout China.”

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