“The Legend of King Dinh” is a feature film on military history that gives viewers a new perspective on the story of King Dinh Bo Linh quelling the 12 warlords and reunifying the country. The movie officially hit theaters on November 18.
The footage opens with Dinh Bo Linh quelling the internal rebellion, stabilizing the family, and then the process of the King of the Dinh family in turn making alliances, soliciting or destroying other emissaries. Throughout the film, there are battles of intelligence, bravery, intense intrigue and ambushes depicting the difficulty of Dinh Bo Linh in the process of quelling the 12 warlords, thereby portraying a talented and cunning king. comb. Interspersed in the film is a story about sacred motherhood, with a bit of mythical elements to add drama and appeal to the film.
The production unit of the first theatrical film with the theme of Vietnam’s military history shared, “The Legend of King Dinh” is expected to bring viewers new visualizations about the story of Dinh Bo Linh. army, unifying the country. Thereby, the production team not only wishes to show gratitude and gratitude to the national heroes but also hopes to create a trend of historical filmmaking, inspiring the filmmakers. , including directors, actors… so that everyone has more motivation to make film projects with content about Vietnamese history. The film recognizes the participation of talented actors such as: Anh Tai, Sala Uyen Trinh, Ngo Phuoc Thien, Ngo Tien Thanh, Mai Vu…
Although the specific budget to make this film is not disclosed, it is known that during the production process, the film crew encountered many financial difficulties. However, most of the actors expressed their willingness to support, even reduce the salary to support the production crew. Director Anthony Vo said that the filmmakers understood that making a film on a historical topic would be very picky for viewers and being able to bring “The Legend of King Dinh” to theaters was a great effort and luck for the crew. film. According to the production team’s representative, the biggest concern of the makers of “The Legend of King Dinh” is that after the movie goes out of the cinema, it is received and cared for by the audience, whether it is praise or criticism, not praise. revenue problem.
Recently, according to research from a fairly reputable independent sales statistics site in the country, Box Office Vietnam, after 3 days in theaters, as of this afternoon, November 21, 2022, the movie “The Legend of King Dinh” brought home the producer. Producers and publishers have a revenue of more than 2.8 million VND with the sale of 37 tickets through 107 screenings, which is an average of less than 1 million VND in revenue per day. If this level of revenue is maintained for the rest of the release period, the producer will surely lose money. In fact, in addition to exploiting the topic of picky viewers, “The Legend of Thien Do” also has the same difficulty as other movies coming to theaters at this time, which coincides with the occasion of the World Football Championship. World Cup 2022, so in general, the current film revenue level is quite low.
On the official Fanpage of the film, the producer confirmed that the topic of Vietnamese historical films is very good, but few people dare to exploit it because it is very strict by the public and experts. However, if no one dares to do it, where will Vietnamese historical films go and how will future generations accept history so that they can love and be proud of it. Therefore, the production team of “The Legend of King Dinh” is ready to receive all praises and criticisms from the audience, as long as the film is released in theaters and makes a small contribution to bringing the historical theme closer to the masses. and especially the young generation today.