China plans to reproduce three classic wartime movies into animations amid a series of activities to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Asia and its fight against Japanese aggression.
State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of China is to support several local TV stations to adapt classic wartime movies including "Tunnel War," also known as "Di Dao Zhan" into animation.
"Tunnel War" which was produced in 1965 is about a small town in Northern China defends itself from the Japanese soldiers by use of a network of tunnels during the War of Resistance Against Japan from 1937 to 1945.
Another two wartime movies "The Letter With Feathers" and "The Defense of Yuan Zi Ya" will also be reproduced.
The three adapted animations are slated for release starting in August.
(CRIENGLISH.com July 6, 2015)