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Youth drama sinks John Woo's 'The Crossing' at Chinese box office
Youth drama sinks John Woo's 'The Crossing' at Chinese box office

The nostalgic romantic youth drama “Fleet of Time” sunk director John Woo’s much-anticipated nautical epic “The Crossing: Part 1” at the Chinese box office in the seven days ending Sunday.  “Fleet of Time,” directed by Zhang Yibai, took in $33.7 million after opening Friday, figures from box-office consulting firm Artisan Gateway showed. Advance screenings brought in some additional cash, putting the film’s total haul so far at $37.1 million. Films that hark back to the 1980s and ‘90s have done particularly well at China’s box office in recent years. “The Crossing,” meanwhile, opened Tuesday and managed to...

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