Release date set for highly anticipated Chinese film on courageous CPV battle



The Battle at Lake Changjin, a highly anticipated film following the Chinese People's Volunteers (CPV) in a courageous battle during the War to Resist U.S. Aggression and Aid Korea (1950-1953), is set to hit the big screen this moviegoing season.

Jointly directed by Chen Kaige, Hark Tsui and Dante Lam -- all big names in the Chinese film industry -- the film is slated for release on Aug. 12, according to an announcement on the movie's official Weibo account.

It features a star-studded cast led by Wu Jing and Jackson Yee, and tells the story of CPV soldiers fighting bravely in freezing temperatures in a key campaign around Changjin Lake.