"The Chinese pilot": the story behind the movie
The film "The Chinese pilot"《中国机长》with Chinese actors Zhang Hanyu and Du Jiang and directed by Hong Kong cinematographer Andrew Lau, will be in theater on September 30. The movie is based on the real experiences of Sichuan Airlines’ captain Liu Chuanjian, whose calm handling of an emergency landing on May 14 2019 saved the lives of more than 100 passengers.
"In order to shoot this film- said Yu Dong, chairman of Bona Film Group, the film’s producer - our main creative staff has repeatedly interviewing the heroic crew members of Sichuan Airlines to understand all the small details at that time. In this movie we are featuring some of the best civil aviation personnel in China, using the word "miracle" for what happened is not enough.