'Sheep Without a Shepherd' China box office sales hit 1 bln yuan


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BEIJING, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland box office sales of thriller film "Sheep Without a Shepherd" shot past 1 billion yuan (about 144 million U.S. dollars) Friday, according to figures from the China Movie Data Information Network.

A remake of Indian thriller "Drishyam," the film tells of a man trying to cover up his daughter's killing of a police officer's son.

"Sheep Without a Shepherd" premiered on the Chinese mainland on Dec. 13 and generated an opening week box office revenue of 355 million yuan.