Coronavirus: in China, packed cinemas and deserted trains mark ‘surreal’ Lunar New Year

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Coronavirus: in China, packed cinemas and deserted trains mark ‘surreal’ Lunar New Year

Moviegoers are out in force but travellers have stayed put this Lunar New Year as China tries to keep a grip on coronavirus transmissions.In a shot in the arm for the world’s biggest movie market, a mystery-comedy adventure set in Tokyo broke China’s box office record by earning 2.233 billion yuan (US$345 million) between its release on Friday and Sunday morning, the shortest time taken for a movie to surpass the 2 billion yuan mark.Detective Chinatown 3 , the latest instalment in the popular…

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